Vickers and Armstrong 38.1 cm gun, Bateria de Cenizas, Costa Calida, Spain

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Small (12.0" x 7.9")


Crediton, United Kingdom

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Small 12.0" x 7.9"
Medium 18.0" x 11.9"
Large 24.0" x 15.9"
X large 30.0" x 19.8"


  • Each custom artwork is hand stretched and printed for your order
  • Vibrant colors printed on artist grade canvas
  • Printed image wraps 0.25 inch (0.6 cm) over the edges; the sides are white
  • Hanging hardware is included

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Artist's Description

Bateria de Cenizas, On high hilltops either side of the city Cartagena, are pairs of very impressive British built Vickers and Armstrong 38.1 cm guns (in the style of the ‘Guns of Navarone’) which were used to protect the approches to Cartagena in more recent times. Built around 1930 these Baterias are now abandoned. These guns included four of the largest artillery pieces ever made – huge 38.1 Vickers guns with a range of some 20 miles. These guns remain in place, two at the Castillitos battery, at Cabo Tiñoso, near Puerto de Mazarron, & two here at the Cenizas battery, near La Manga Club. Up in the open air, the mean and menacing guns point seaward and they would have been virtually impossible to spot from any distance, with their low profile and camouflage. I have included these images as you get a real feel to how big these guns are with people around them! These guns are about 220m above sea level, which although not a high altitude, is quite high above the sea as it is a sharp drop over the edge!


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