Victoria Point Battery

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Victoria Point Battery (1878-1893) - Victoria Point Battery was a Canadian 64-pounder coastal gun battery on Victoria Point, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. Deactivated in 1893.

Victoria Point Battery History

Part of the Harbor Defense of Victoria and Esquimalt Harbors.

A coastal gun battery with two naval rifled 64-pounder muzzle-loading (RML) guns.

Current Status

No period guns or mounts in place. Unable to locate site, no visible markers.


Location: Beacon Hill Park, Victoria, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada.

Maps & Images

Lat: 48.4083712 Long: -123.3694911

See Also:

Sources:

  • Morgan, David, Forts of the Canadian West Coast - Victoria/Esquimalt Defenses, CDSG Journal, Volume 9, Issue 2, May 1995, page 16-24.

Links:

Visited: Area 3 Jun 2014


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