Battery Point

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Battery Point, Tasmania
... Battery Point is a suburb of the city of Hobart, Tasmania, Australia ... Battery Point is named after the battery of guns which were established on the point in 1818 as part of the Hobart coastal defences ... The battery no longer exists ...
1880s - Technology
... a range of 10 to 25 miles, powered by a lead acid battery. 66,000 cubic feet (1,900 m3) airship, electric-powered with a 435 kg battery completed a flight that covered 8 km (5.0 mi) in 23 minutes ... trip flight with a landing on the starting point ...
Hobart Coastal Defences - Mulgrave Battery
... By 1818, the new battery had been completed on a location in Battery Point uphill of what is now Castray Esplanade, and was dubbed Mulgrave Battery in honour of Henry Phipps, 1st Earl of Mulgrave, who was ... The Battery had six guns which projected forward through earthwork embrasures ... Upon its completion, the Mulgrave Battery soon attracted heavy criticism from those who had to serve there ...

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