Lye Mun Howitzer Battery, Lye Yue Mun [1897-????] | Gwulo: Old Hong Kong

Lye Mun Howitzer Battery, Lye Yue Mun [1897-????]

Current condition: 
Demolished / No longer exists
Date Place completed: 
c.1897-03-01 (Day is approximate)

Year completed is: Accurate
Condition at last visit: Demolished
Date of last visit: Oct-1998
Ref: ROB-00127


  • 1897: Construction commenced in January, estimated cost £115.  (WO 78/3852).
  • 1897: Construction completed in March, actual cost £112.1.4  (WO 78/3852).
  • 1897: Initial Armament: 2 x 8" RML Howitzers.  (WO 78/3852).
  • 1904: Shed to hold equipment for Howitzer Bty. Construction commenced in March, estimated cost £149.  (WO 78/3711).
  • 1904: Construction completed in December, actual cost £149.0.10  (WO 78/3711).
  • 1905: From this date, Howitzers are not listed in Defence Tables.

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