Grey Point Fort

Grey Point Fort


Helen's Bay, United Kingdom (GB)
This gun site was built to protect the mouth of the Belfast Lough from enemy invasion and now houses a little military museum. Centrepiece is a 12ft by six inch diameter naval gun which was installed in 1992. It is nearly a century old and was brought from Spike Island in Cork Harbour which also had a defensive fort.

It has a naval 12' gun with a six-inch diameter which is nearly a century old, brought from Spike Island in Cork Harbour, which also had a defensive fort. A second gun has been added more recently.

Grey Points two original guns were sold for scrap in 1957 after the disbanding of the coastal artillery.
This gun site was built to protect the mouth of the Belfast Lough from enemy invasion and now houses a little military museum. Centrepiece is a 12ft by six inch diameter naval gun which was installed in 1992. It is nearly a century old and was brought from Spike Island in Cork Harbour which also had a defensive fort.

It has a naval 12' gun with a six-inch diameter which is nearly a century old, brought from Spike Island in Cork Harbour, which also had a defensive fort. A second gun has been added more recently.

Grey Points two original guns were sold for scrap in 1957 after the disbanding of the coastal artillery.
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Links: www.discovernorthernireland.com
By: kjfitz

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@ 2007-03-23 12:30:26
This olace is only open sat & sun, 2-5pm during winter. Which I discovered today having telephoned and been told it was open ... it was closed.

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