Smiths Hill Fort

Battery Park, Wollongong NSW, Australia
Posted on April 11, 2021 / 12
Listing Type : Coastal Battery
Location : Australia

Smith’s Hill Fort (Woolongong Battery), Australia was built between 1891 and 1893 to operate in conjunction with the new 6-inch BL gun on a disappearing mount being installed at the nearby Signal Hill Battery.

Smith’s Hill Fort mounted two 80-pdr RML guns and a 1.5-inch Nordenfelt Quick Fire gun.  As with Signal Hill Fort, the battery was manned by local militia.

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