Taken in 1983

By Ed Tyhurst

Can anyone confirm that this construction actually housed a searchlight, and if so what was the searchlight used for.

Photo:My uncle and cousin

My uncle and cousin

From the private collection of Ed Tyhurst

This page was added by Ginny Smith on 03/05/2009.
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Hi. Yes it was a searchlight emplacement, for covering the harbour. From memory there were two of these with split floors. Am I correct? As I would have been about 5-8 years old when I last saw them, I even argued with my mum of their existence! I am so happy I have seen the photo!

Do you have more pictures? As I am very keen to locate the other one and pin point the locations


By Paul Connor
On 04/12/2009

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