Bahamas

Nassau, The Bahamas
Posted on May 26, 2022 / 4
Listing Type : Defended Commercial Port
Location : Caribbean Sea

The Bahamas was a colony from 1718 and was subsequently used as a refuge for freed slaves, and Loyalist from the American Revolutionary Wars.  It retained a token British army garrison until 1891 with troops primarily from the West Indian Regiments.

The fortifications are Nassau were limited and mainly built during or before the Napoleonic Wars.  The primary fortifications built are:

With the withdrawal of the garrison in 1891 all the fortifications were decommissioned.

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