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Report - Culver Downs Gun Battery, Isle of Wight - 06-08-07

Discussion in 'Military Sites' started by MarkR, Aug 5, 2007.

  1. MarkR

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    visited yesterday.

    not too much to see but personally i love World War 2 sites like this. huge gun postions on top of the cliffs protecting the eastern flank into the solent, there was also a signal station behind it but this has now been demo'd.

    a photo of one the guns in action during WW2:

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    Re: Culver Downs Gun Battery, Isle of Wight - REPORT - 06-08-07

    Just thought Id update this thread with a few more new pictures;

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    One of the shell winches.

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    Main corridor.

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    The other shell lift.

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    This would have been the main door into the shell stores.
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    The other shell winch.

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    Windows blocked same as the door.

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    Shell winch manufacturers plate.
     
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