Hull

Posted on September 17, 2020 / 15
Listing Type : Defended Commercial Port
Location : England

Designated as a Class C, Commercial Port by the  Home Ports Defence Committee, later the Home Defence Committee with defences designed to resist attack by unarmoured cruisers and block ships.

The primary fortification for the Port of Hull was Paull Point Battery which was a fort built between 1861 and 1864.  It was upgraded twice, the last time being in 1904 when it mounted three 6-inch Mark VII guns.

NORTH SHORE

Sunk Island Battery with two 6-inch Mark VII guns (1914)

Godwin Battery with two 6-inch Mark VII guns (1915)

SPURN POINT  (1915)

Green Battery with two 9.2-inch Mark X on Mark 5 mounts

Light Temporary Battery with two 4.7-inch Mark V QF guns on Mark III mounts

Light Permanent Battery with two 4.7-inch Mark V QF guns on Mark II mounts

SOUTH SHORE

Stallinborough Battery with two 6-inch Mark VII

Kingholme Battery with two 12-pdr QF guns

 

SEA FORTS

Haile Sand Fort with two 4-inch QF guns

Bull Sand Fort with four 6-inch BL guns

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