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
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member PTCrazy
Views: 116

Long Description:
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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