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Re: Sheerness Indented Lines
« Reply #19 on: July 11, 2013, 12:18:31 »
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Re: Sheerness Indented Lines
« Reply #18 on: July 07, 2013, 19:52:30 »
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Re: Sheerness Indented Lines
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Re: Sheerness Indented Lines
« Reply #16 on: January 18, 2013, 14:39:01 »
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Re: Sheerness Indented Lines
« Reply #15 on: January 13, 2013, 21:47:14 »
Below are items that were proposed for No.1 Indented Line.





And I have added this here as it does not warrent a thread of its own.  The Drying Ground was between No.3 Indented Line and Centre Bastion








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Re: Sheerness Indented Lines
« Reply #14 on: January 13, 2013, 18:54:20 »
Indented Lines No.2 now houses Albemarle Battery.

This is a proposed gun emplacement from 1899 just beside No.2 Indented Lines


And a recent aerial pic

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Re: Sheerness Indented Lines
« Reply #13 on: May 29, 2010, 20:58:22 »
The earlier ravelin



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Re: Sheerness Indented Lines
« Reply #12 on: May 24, 2010, 10:38:16 »
Proposed casemates beneath Minster Bastion, now known as No.1 Bastion beside Tesco.

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Sheerness Indented Lines
« Reply #11 on: April 16, 2010, 14:09:50 »
The earlier Ravelin

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Re: Sheerness Lines of Defence
« Reply #10 on: April 08, 2010, 13:40:41 »
I hadn't even noticed that!  Well spotted  :)

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Re: Sheerness Lines of Defence
« Reply #9 on: April 07, 2010, 16:41:24 »
These sort of plans are always so fasinating in their detail. On these plans the red and blue borders indicate War Department or Admiralty ownership so it is interesting to see the Admiral's House was an 'Admiralty Island' surrounded by Army land.

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Re: Sheerness Lines of Defence
« Reply #8 on: January 19, 2010, 19:36:57 »
New storehouses proposed on the Ravelin in 1817.


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Re: Sheerness Lines of Defence
« Reply #7 on: September 29, 2009, 16:15:21 »
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Re: Sheerness Lines of Defence
« Reply #6 on: May 17, 2009, 23:40:33 »
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Re: Sheerness Lines of Defence
« Reply #5 on: March 10, 2009, 17:12:51 »
WWII armament

PositionApprovedExisting
Sheerness Lines8 Maxims8 Maxims
Ravelin Battery2 x B.L. 9.2", Mark x2 x B.L. 9.2", Mark x
No.1 Bastion1 x B.L. 6inch, Mark IV, H.P. (for drill only)
Centre Bastion2 x 10inch, Mark III, H.P. (reserve guns)
2 x Q.F. 12pdrs2 x Q.F. 12pdrs
Indented Lines2 x Q.F. 12pdrs2 x Q.F. 12pdrs
Garriso
n Point Fort
2 Maxims2 Maxims
Top of Fort3 x B.L. 6inch, Mark VII3 x B.L. 6inch, Mark VII
(a) 4 x Q.F. 12pdr(a) 4 x Q.F. 12pdr


Movable Armament

Minster PositionS.Q.F. 4.7inch(b) S.Q.F. 4.7inch
(c) S.Q.F. 4.7inch
8 x 15pdr B.L.(d)8 x 15pdr B.L.

(a)   It will be necessary to move two of these guns, and it is proposed to put them on the Martello Tower
(b)   Heavy Battery, Home Counties (Kent) Royal Garrison Artillery.
(c)   Heavy Battery, East Anglian (Essex) Royal Garrison Artillery.
(d)   5th London Brigade, Royal Field Artillery.

Distribution of Machine Guns
Precautionary

2 x 303 inch Maxims, parapet mountings at garrison Point Fort 'Gun Wharf' Detachment, reglar Infantry B
attalion from Chatham.

8 x 303inch Maxims, parapet mountings ' Sheerness Lines 'Sheerness defences' 11th Infantry Brigade.

War Period

2 x 30inch Maxims, parapet mountings, Garrison Point Fort, 1 boom anchorage, 1 indented lines, territorial battalion,subsequently by battalion, special reserve.

8 x 303inch Maxims, parapet mountings, sheerness lines, sheerness defences, same as above.

 

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