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These guns were placed in near this locations on October 1880 as part of the defences of Wollongong Harbour. they fired a 31 kg solid shot up to a range of 1600 metres and were manned y the local citizens of NSW volunntary artillery
Being desused by 1900.
They were recovered and preserved at the Army Reserve and Naval Reserve
Cadets depot during 1959 and restored and relocated at this site bty Wollongong City Council in conjuction with Heritage Week 1983
(plaque in site)

Wollongong NSW

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australia, big, evita, guns, harbour, nsw, ocean, sea, water, wollongong

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  • Evita
    Evitaabout 5 years ago

  • georgieboy98
    georgieboy98about 5 years ago

    I like the way you have managed to get all three like this and all facing out to sea. They all really do look as though they mean business! Nice work. Peter

  • Thank you Peter !! tried several positions .. I think this one was the best !!:D

    – Evita

  • John Vandeven
    John Vandevenabout 5 years ago

    Yes I must agree you have done well here…And I like the story Evita.
    Well done.

  • Thank you John! very much !! :D

    – Evita

  • Antanas
    Antanasabout 5 years ago

    lovely…

  • Thank you Antanas !!! :D

    – Evita

  • Heloisa Castro
    Heloisa Castroabout 5 years ago

    great capture

  • Thank you Heloisa !! :D

    – Evita

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