Harwich

Posted on September 17, 2020 / 23
Listing Type : Defended Commercial Port
Location : England

Harwich has defences that date back many centuries with a number of Martello Towers and Harwich Redoubt which were built during the Napoleonic Wars.

The Port of Harwich had the following principal fortifications:

Harwich was designated as a Class C Commercial Harbour by the  Home Ports Defence Committee, later the Home Defence Committee with defences to resist block ships and unarmoured cruisers.

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