Harbour of Slite and fortress Karlsvärds, Fortifications (Gothland)

Harbour of Slite and fortress Karlsvärds

Harbour of Slite and fortress Karlsvärds

Construction of the fortress was completed by the grandson of Charles X - Charles XII in 1711. There are no evidences about the fighting near the fortress during the Great Northern War, except for some shooting with Russian ships in 1717.
In 1743-1751 the fortress was repaired, but in 1788 it was demolished in the eve of a new war with Russia. King Gustav III ordered all the artillery move to Finland and there were no armament to defend the place.

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