64 pounder guns, bc place deflated

In 1878 on the approach of an enemty cruiser squadron these 64 pounder muzzle-loading naval guns were hastily shore moundted to protect esquimalt. Subsequently they were issued to No. 5 Battery B.C. brigade of garrison artillery, the first citizen militia unit in Vanocouver. That historic battery became the present British Columbia regiment (Duke of Connaught's Own).

Direction Walk 0.06 km or 1 mins north east from last photo
Info F 5.6 1/30 ISO 100 with Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XT
Date 2007:01:13 15:07:22 Make Canon
Model Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XT Width 3456
Height 2304 Flash Off, Did not fire
Focal 20.0 mm Exposure 1/30
F Number 5.6 ISO 100
White Bal. Auto Program Aperture-priority AE
Compensation 0 Hyperfocal 3.86 m
Latitude 49.2796666666667 Longitude -123.110666666667
Altitude 20.32494926 m File Size 1090 kB
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