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During World War II, Halifax Harbour was the primary convoy departure and arrival point in eastern North America. A searchlight and coastal gun battery at Chebucto Head was part of "Fortress Halifax"t. The Chebucto Head battery defended Halifax from possible attacks by German U-boats or surface raiders. The fortified battery was armed with three Elswick 6-inch (152 mm) naval guns with associated searchlight, director tower, generators, a long-range optical rangefinder and by 1943 a radar artillery control unit. The battery was decommissioned in the early 1950s but many bunkers remain, now privately owned.