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Location DB > Canada > Nova Scotia > Duncan's Cove > Fort Chebucto
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Fort Chebucto
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 Database Info
created by nootz on 8/1/2008 5:35 PM
last modified by tribeachpunk on 1/23/2011 1:43 AM
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 Overview
 Description
From the RDF station, there's a walking/biking trail that leads over to the fort itself.
Private residences are now built on top of what was once Fort Chebucto.
 Basic Information
Type: Outdoors
Status: Houses built on top~walking trail
Accessibility: Moderate
Recommendation: check it out if you're nearby
 Physical Information
Address
Windship Lane/Chebucto Head Road
Duncan's Cove, Nova Scotia
Canada
Owner: Private Property/HRM
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  •  Hazards
  • cliffs, water
  •  Interesting Features
    A walking/biking path goes down near two search light emplacements.
     Security Measures
  • people living where fort used to be
  •  Historical Dates
    Built: 1943
    Closed: 1945
     Required Equipment
  • long pants / sleeves
  •  Recommended Equipment
    camera
     History
    Three 6-inch MK24 guns on MK5 mounts were located here at Chebucto Head. Very little remains to be seen today. Located in Duncan Cove was the Outer RDF radar location. The Lower Harbour Naval Signal Station was located nearby at Camperdown, near Portuguese Cove.
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    RDF Station/Fort Chebucto
    Fri, Aug 1st, 2008
    posted by nootz
    24 pictures
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    RDF Station & Fort Chebucto - 10 Aug 2008
    Sun, Aug 10th, 2008
    posted by tribeachpunk
    11 pictures
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    16 November 2008
    Sun, Nov 16th, 2008
    posted by tribeachpunk
    18 pictures
     


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     Web Links
  • NovaScotia Webcams: Chebucto Head
  • Nova Scotia Forts
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    Photography 9 / 10
    Coolness 9 / 10
    Content Quality 9 / 10
     Validation
    This location's validation is current. It was last validated by tribeachpunk on 1/23/2011 1:48 AM.

     Latest Changes
  • on Jan 23 11 at 1:48, tribeachpunk validated this location
  • on Jan 23 11 at 1:43, tribeachpunk changed the following: Web Links
  • on Jun 19 10 at 19:43, tribeachpunk validated this location
  • on Jun 19 10 at 19:43, tribeachpunk changed the following: City
  • on Jun 1 10 at 15:00, tribeachpunk validated this location
  • on Jun 1 10 at 14:59, tribeachpunk changed the following: Web Links
  • on Nov 17 08 at 15:08, tribeachpunk validated this location
  • on Nov 17 08 at 15:08, tribeachpunk changed the following: Hazards
  • on Nov 16 08 at 22:34, tribeachpunk validated this location
  • on Nov 16 08 at 22:32, tribeachpunk updated gallery picture What we were up against...
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