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Victoria in Capital Regional District, British Columbia — The Canadian Pacific
 

Team Work / Travail d'equipe

 
 
Team Work / Travail d'equipe Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 22, 2014
1. Team Work / Travail d'equipe Marker
Inscription.

The ten-man gun crew and ammunition detachment worked closely together to ensure safe and precise loading and firing of the 6-inch guns. They followed a sequence when in action:

1) Gun crew and ammunition detachment alerted and take post at the gun and in the magazine
2) Ammunition and equipment readied for firing
3) Battery Commander assigned target
4) Fire orders issued
5) Gun loaded in down position
6) Gun raised to firing position
7) Gun aimed
8) Gun fired and returns to loading position
9) Repeat sequence until cease firing order is issued
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Les dix hommes des équipes de pièce et des munitions travaillaient en étroite collaboration pour assurer la sécurité et la précision du chargement et du tir des canons de 6 pouces. La mise en batterie s'exécutait selon l'enchaînement suivant:

1) Les membres des équipes de pièce et des munitions étaient alertés et se postaient près du canon et dans le magasin.
2) Les munitions et le matériel étaient préparés en vue du tir.
3) Le commandant de batterie désignait la cible.
4) Les ordres de tir étaient donnés.
5) On chargeait le canon alors qu'il était abaissé.
6) On levait le canon à la position de tir.
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Team Work / Travail d'equipe Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 22, 2014
2. Team Work / Travail d'equipe Marker
At the west gun emplacement
On pointait le canon.
8) Après le tir, le canon retournait à la position de chargement.
9) On répétait cet enchaînement jusqu'a ce qu'on donne l'ordre de cesser le feu.
 
Erected by Parks Canada.
 
Location. 48° 25.917′ N, 123° 27.038′ W. Marker is in Victoria, British Columbia, in Capital Regional District. Touch for map. Marker is on the grounds of Fort Rodd Hill and Fisgard Lighthouse National Historic Sites of Canada. Marker is at or near this postal address: 603 Fort Rodd Hill Road, Victoria, British Columbia V9C 2W8, Canada.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Underground Magazine / Magasin souterrain (a few steps from this marker); Lower Battery / Batterie inférieure (within shouting distance of this marker); Canteen / Cantine (within shouting distance of this marker); Repository / Manoeuvre du "repository" (within shouting distance of this marker); Harbour Mouth Defences / Défense de l'entrée du port (within shouting distance of this marker); Searchlight Emplacement / Emplacement de projecteur (within shouting distance of this marker); Second World War Temporary Buildings (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Fisgard Lighthouse / Phare de Fisgard (about 90 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Victoria.
 
Also see . . .
1. Fort Rodd Hill and Fisgard Lighthouse National Historic Sites of Canada. (Submitted on October 23, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Fort Rodd Hill Info. (Submitted on October 23, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Man-Made FeaturesPatriots & PatriotismWar, World IWar, World II
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 23, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 23, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 151 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 23, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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