Musket Redoubt

Musket Redoubt (HM1K7I)

Location: , Gros Islet
Country: Saint Lucia

N 14° 5.508', W 60° 57.966'

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Musket Redoubt 1782
This outpost to Fort Rodney was built in 1782 to protect the ridge top from surprise attack from sea. The soldiers could be hidden in the sunken area and they could stand on the platform and look down on both sides of the glacis or slopes.
Directly above is Signal Peak, and below is the whole of Rodney Bay. Morne Pimant is to the south, and on a clear day you can see Martinique, 40 kilometers (25 miles) to the north.
HM NumberHM1K7I
Placed BySaint Lucia National Trust
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Date Added Monday, April 27th, 2015 at 2:03pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)20P E 719595 N 1558828
Decimal Degrees14.09180000, -60.96610000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 14° 5.508', W 60° 57.966'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds14° 5' 30.48" N, 60° 57' 57.96" W
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Closest Postal AddressAt or near Unnamed Road, Gros Islet , LC
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