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|Another twin 6-in Vickers battery. These guns were from the cruiser Almierante Cervera and were installed in 1972. They are maintained in excellent condition and full working order.||01/16/2009||744|
|Princess Anne’s Battery is on the hillside above the harbor. The site is sometime referred to as Princess Caroline’s Battery, Princess Amelia’s Battery, or even Princess Royal’s Battery. These three battery names, however, refer to 18th and 19th-century batteries located in and around Princess Anne’s Battery. Princess Anne’s Battery was constructed in 1732 to mount five 12 pounders, and saw act...||04/12/2007||933|
|Spanish 6"/50 (15.2 cm) Vickers-Carraca|
This battery had two 152.4/50mm Vickers 'V' in one turret, with gun performance the same as at Paloma Alta. These guns came from the Spanish cruiser Miguel de Cervantes and were installed in 1941. There is a fire control position directly behind the guns.
|The battery comprises three of these guns in single-gun mounts in open emplacements (one Vickers Ltd and two Vickers-Armstrong 1926 models); two were brought from Campelo Alto (Galicia) and their emplacement was completed in October 1941. During the proof firing, the second gun was destroyed by a premature explosion. Two more guns were brought from Favarix battery (Menorca) and were ready in Ja...||04/03/2007||823|
|S. S. Palo Alto|
While the S. S. Atlantus may be the most famous concrete ship on the east coast, the S. S. Palo Alto ("The Cement Boat") is the most famous concrete ship on the west coast. The Palo Alto was built as an oil tanker by the San Francisco Shipbuilding Company in Oakland, California and launched May 29, 1919. She is the sister ship of the S. S. Peralta.
|Punta de Europa, or Punta de Tarifa / Spain.|
This island is a military zone. Beaches on the west side are well known by all kite and wind surfers.
|IBIZA in South America, Punta del Este Uruguay, Kilometers of beaches, to the Atlantic ocean, or to the Rio de la Plata River||08/06/2006||482|
|Alto da Sé hill, where one can have a nice view of both Olinda and Recife cities, in Olinda, PE - Brasil.||07/15/2006||350|
|Gibraltar in 3D. Includes Catalan Bay,Town Centre,Airport and Marina.||04/05/2006||6,939|
|"The Needles" new battery is a product of subsidence problems and concerns about the old battery.|
The main armanant composed of three BL 9.2 inch (233.7 mm) pieces and saw action during World War Two.
The battery today:
It is currently abandoned.
|This Victorian coastal battery was used during World War 2 as observation point for the 'New battery'. It's main armanant composed of anti-aircraft guns.|
The battery today: It is currently opened to the public.
|Parson's Lodge is a mini Gibraltar - a narrow limestone dorsal, running North-South, laced with a labyrinth of underground tunnels and surmounted by a seemingly impregnable battery, which has witnessed the development of coast artillery over the last three centuries. |
Rising 120' sheer above the sea, Parson's Lodge, is a most prominent of a series of batteries which surround Gibr...