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Stromness in Orkney Islands, Scotland, United Kingdom
 

The Cannon

 
 
The Cannon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 29, 2018
1. The Cannon Marker
Inscription.
The Cannon
Reputed to have been salvaged from
the American privateer ‘Liberty’ in
1813. It was used to fire a
salute to the Hudson’s
Bay Company ships.

 
Location. 58° 57.39′ N, 3° 18.052′ W. Marker is in Stromness, Scotland, in Orkney Islands. Marker is on S End 0.3 kilometers south of Hellinhole Road, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 20 S End, Stromness, Scotland KW16 3DJ, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Login’s Well (within shouting distance of this marker); Login’s Inn (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); George Mackay Brown (about 120 meters away); Rae’s Close (about 180 meters away); Mrs Humphrey’s House (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); The Haven (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); RNLI Lifeboat Station (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Eliza Fraser (approx. 0.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stromness.
 
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The Cannon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 29, 2018
2. The Cannon Marker
The Cannon Overlooking Stromness Harbour image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 29, 2018
3. The Cannon Overlooking Stromness Harbour
 
 
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 55 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 31, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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