Fort Hamilton

Hamilton, Bermuda
Posted on January 27, 2023 / 9
Listing Type : Land Fort
Location : Bermuda

Fort Hamilton was one of the three forts built as part of the Prospect Position recommended by Colonel Jervois in his 1865 report on the defences of Bermuda.   Fort Hamilton was built between the 12th July 1869 and 31st March 1881.  It cost a total of £29,483, slightly under the estimated cost.  The fort was built to mount:

Seven 64-pdr MLR guns on Moncrief disappearing carriages

Eight 24-pdr Smooth Bore guns in the counterscarp galleries

Three Land Service Mortars to provide high angle fire

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