Fort Rodd Hill Upper Battery

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Fort Rodd Hill Upper Battery (1895-1941) - Fort Rodd Hill Upper Battery was a reinforced concrete six inch coastal gun battery on Fort Rodd Hill in present day Victoria, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. Deactivated in 1941.

Fort Rodd Hill, Upper Battery Gun Emplacement
Fort Rodd Hill, Upper Battery Original Gun
Fort Rodd Hill, Upper Battery

Endicott Period (1890-1910)

Fort Rodd Hill, Upper Battery Plan
Fort Rodd Hill, Upper Battery Plan & Elevations


Current Status

Must See! Part of Fort Rodd Hill National Historic Site of Canada in Victoria, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada.. The original gun tube is in place but without the original disappearing carriage.


Location: Fort Rodd Hill in Victoria, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada.

Maps & Images

Lat: 48.432621 Long: -123.454265

Sources:

  • Morgan, David, Forts of the Canadian West Coast - Victoria/Esquimalt Defenses, CDSG Journal, Volume 9, Issue 2, May 1995, page 16-24.

Links:

Visited: 22 Jun 2009

Fort Rodd Hill Upper Battery Picture Gallery

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