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Tuesday, 17 February 2009

Nothe Fort test goes with a bang

Sleepyheads and seagulls were given a jolt when volunteers at the Nothe Fort tested their restored cannon.

A loud crack rang out over Weymouth Bay as the 200-year-old cannon which has just been given an overhaul was test fired. The bang was louder than normal because twice the amount of gunpowder was used to test it.

READ MORE - Source: Dorset Echo Tuesday 17th February 2009

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