Commanding Royal Engineer, S.D. Armament, Portsea Sub-District


Not set Type Monograph/Item

Place of publication

Not given

Date of publication

ca 1890


This book contains a list of the fortifications in the Portsea District. These are Point Battery, Long Curtain, King's Bastion, Southsea Castle, Lumps Fort, Eastney Batteries, Fort Cumberland, Spitbank Fort, Horse Sand Fort, Noman's Land Fort, St. Helen's Fort, Hilsea Lines, Farlington Redoubt, Fort Purbrook, Fort Widley, Fort Southwick, Fort Nelson, Fort Wallington and a Position Finding System. It includes the armament, ammunition and personnel present at each together with a sketch plan. Also included is an ordnance survey map of the area