Posted on September 17, 2020 / 5
Listing Type : Defended Commercial Port
Location : England

Newhaven was designated as a Commercial Harbour, Class C by the  Home Ports Defence Committee, later the Home Defence Committee and thus intended to resist attack from unarmoured cruisers and block ships.

Newhaven Fort was built between 1864 and 1870 to mount eleven guns, nine of which were in barbette positions. Between 1900 and 1902 the south face remodeled to mount two 6-inch Mark VII guns.

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