Edward VII Battery

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Edward VII Battery
Part of Fortifications of Gibraltar
Gibraltar
Type Artillery Battery
Site information
Owner Ministry of Defence

Edward VII Battery was an artillery battery in the British Overseas Territory of Gibraltar.

Description[edit]

At the end of the nineteenth century Edward VII Battery had two 9.2 inch guns which were part of fourteen available for long range bombardment. These guns could fire across the Straits of Gibraltar including hitting shipping on the coast of Morocco.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Finlayson, Darren Fa & Clive (2006). The fortifications of Gibraltar : 1068-1945 (1. publ. in Great Britain. ed.). Oxford [u.a.]: Osprey. p. 36. ISBN 9781846030161.