Christchurch

Posted on September 20, 2020 / 6
Listing Type : Defended Commercial Port
Location : New Zealand

The Royal Commission Appointed to Enquire into the Defence of British Possessions and Commerce Abroad 1879 to 1883 under the Earl of Carnarvon, designated Christchurch as a Defended Commercial Port.

The button on the left will allow the download of a paper prepared by Alexander Scahill on Defending Dunedin between 1885 and 1945. This covers Fort Taiaroa, Harington Point Battery, Rerewahine Battery, St. Clair Battery, Central Battery, Layer’s Head Battery and Tomahawk Battery.

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