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Re: Contest/Game - Identify this picture

Originally Posted by Geoff54 View Post
Bare Island Fort, Botany Bay - no idea if that is the same as Fort Banks or not.

I confess I had to check that myself. I knew it was Bare Island but didn't know the name of the fort .... imaginatively enough it is Bare Island Fort.

Forts Banks is on Cape Banks barely one nautical mile distant.

BIF was built against the possibility of the Russians invading NSW in the 19th century so it was absolutely pointless. Fort Banks was WWII era.
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