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Portsmouth in Hampshire County, England, United Kingdom
 

Field Gun Competition

 
 
Field Gun Competition Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, July 30, 2018
1. Field Gun Competition Marker
Inscription.
1947   1999
This bronze statue and field gun commemorate those men from Portsmouth command who competed in the Annual Field Gun Competition at the Royal Tournament and trained at “Royal Naval Barracks” Portsmouth from 1947 until cessation of the tournament in August 1999.
To the Limit and Beyond

 
Location. 50° 48.075′ N, 1° 6.59′ W. Marker is in Portsmouth, England, in Hampshire County. Marker can be reached from Queen Street (Route B2154) just from Wickham Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Located in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Field Gun (here, next to this marker); Ship shape (within shouting distance of this marker); Bruce Austin Fraser (within shouting distance of this marker); HMS M.33 (within shouting distance of this marker); A battle against time (within shouting distance of this marker); A Unique Survivor (within shouting distance of this marker); Heavy Weather (within shouting distance of this marker); Taking a closer look (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Portsmouth.
 
Also see . . .  Field Gun Competition on Wikipedia. (Submitted on August 31, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
Field Gun Competition Statue image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, July 30, 2018
2. Field Gun Competition Statue

 
Categories. Military
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 31, 2018. This page originally submitted on August 31, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 45 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 31, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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