Queens Battery

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Colonial Forces Of Australia - Colonial Armies - Tasmania
... By 1818, the Mulgrave Battery, consisting of six guns, had been built on Castray Esplanade, on the southern side of Battery Point upon the orders of Lieutenant Governor William Sorell ... In 1824 the battery was expanded to include two 13-pounders and four 9-pounders two other guns, 6-pounder brass pieces, were positioned in Angelsea Barracks ... not permit all of the batteries to be established, but work was begun on the Queens Battery, located at the site of the regatta ground on the Queens Domain ...

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