26 February 2008

Connaught Battery

Connaught Battery is one of the few local military establishments that I hadn't seen first hand until this winter. Connaught was a World War I battery with cement emplacements for three 4.7-inch quick-firing guns.

Located at Ferguson's Cove, north of York Redoubt.

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1. Grounds at Connaught Battery with modern DND Harbour Monitoring Station to the left.

2. Gun emplacements at Connaught Battery.

3. Graffiti on harbour facing gun emplacements.

4. Grounds at Connaught Battery.

5. Small unknown building near gun emplacements with modern DND Harbour Monitoring Station in the background.