90MM Anti-Aircraft Gun - Fort Rodd Hill - Colwwod, BC
N 48° 26.044 W 123° 27.226
10U E 466435 N 5364646
Quick Description: A modern anti-aircraft gun used in the defenses of Esquimalt - Victoria during the 1950's
Location: British Columbia, Canada
Date Posted: 2/5/2008 9:36:50 PM
Waymark Code: WM3422
While this gun was never deployed at Fort Rodd Hill, it represents the replacement by the Canadian Army of the British designed 3.7 inch heavy AA defense gun by this American model after WWII.
This display is at Fort Rodd Hill, a Canadian National Historic Site and as such, is only accessible from 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM 7 days a week (closed during some holidays). You do not have to pay to see it but there is much to see here and all it will cost is $4.00.
What type of artillery is this?: Army
Where is this artillery located?: Other
What military of the world used this device?: Canadian Army
Artillery is no longer operational: yes
Are there any geocaches at this location?:
45 caches within 2.5 KMs of this waymark
Date artillery was in use: Not listed
Date artillery was placed on display: Not listed
Parking location to view this Waymark: Not Listed
Cost?: Not Listed
Still may work: Not Listed
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