On February 13, the online supplement El Viajero of the newspaper El País published an article about the Vickers-Armstrong cannons, manufactured in England and located on the coast near Menorca, Ferrol and Cartagena.
Said article shows that “the only Vickers that can be visited from the inside maintains its best conditions in the Menorcan fortress of La Mola” and adds that “these colossi measure 381 millimeters in internal diameter, the largest caliber artillery in Spain, are arranged by couples and today out of order. Their deterrent power was such that they never entered into combat.”
The author of the report assures that “the legendary and imposing Vickers cannons that dot the Spanish coast inspire four coastal excursions surrounded by nature”, referring to the fortress of La Mola in Menorca, Los Castillitos and Las Cenizas in Cartagena (Murcia region). , the Monte de San Pedro in La Coruña and the Paloma Alta in Tarifa (Cádiz).
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