Frederick Point Battery

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Frederick Point Battery (1939-1945) - Frederick Point Battery was a Canadian 12 pounder coastal gun battery on Digby Island, British Columbia, Canada. Deactivated in 1945.

World War II (1939-1945)

Part of the Harbor Defense of Prince Rupert.

A 12 pounder coastal gun battery temporarily emplaced in September 1939 and placed in permanent emplacements in 1940. The battery had two 12 pounder Mk 1 guns on Mk 1 mounts and two searchlight positions.

The battery was deactivated on 15 Aug 1945.

Current Status

No period guns or mounts in place.


Location: Frederick Point, Digby Island, British Columbia, Canada

Maps & Images

Lat: 54.255278 Long: -130.363611

See Also:

Sources:

  • Morgan, David, Prince Rupert Defenses, 1938-1945, GDSG Journal, Vol 14, Issue 2, May 2000, pages 15-28
  • Morgan, David, Addendum to "Prince Rupert Defenses, 1938-1945", GDSG Journal, Vol 14, Issue 3, Aug 2000, pages 94-95
  • Rowse, Sue Harper, In Times of War: Prince Rupert 1939-1945, Lulu.com, 2005, ISBN 1411639278, ISBN 9781411639270, 176 pages

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