Kissing Point Battery

Townsville QLD, Australia
Posted on April 11, 2021 / 11
Listing Type : Coastal Battery
Location : Australia

Kissing Point Battery, Townsville, Australia was completed on 26th August 1891 and designed to mount two 6-inch BL guns. These guns were installed in 1892, to be replaced in 1936 with two 4.7-inch guns.

The batter had two gun pits with an underground magazine between them.  The BCP was above the magazine and there was a DRF post on each flank.

Kissing Point Battery chad been suggested in 1882 to mount two  64-pdr RML guns. Another battery was built on Magazine Island  Battery to work in conjunction with Kissing Point Battery.

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