Ridge Battery

Ridge Battery (HM1K7E)

Location: , Gros Islet
Country: Saint Lucia

N 14° 5.528', W 60° 57.948'

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Ridge Battery
The heaviest gun on Pigeon Island was sited here. It was a 32-pounder which could be turned from north to south to cover the St. Lucia Channel and Gros Islet Bay. The gun was used effectively in 1781 to repel the French invasion of Gros Islet.
Look for Martinique to the north, visible on clear days.
HM NumberHM1K7E
Placed BySaint Lucia National Trust
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, April 27th, 2015 at 2:02pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)20P E 719627 N 1558865
Decimal Degrees14.09213333, -60.96580000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 14° 5.528', W 60° 57.948'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds14° 5' 31.68" N, 60° 57' 56.88" W
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Closest Postal AddressAt or near Unnamed Road, Gros Islet , LC
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