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temporary works, either in substitution for permanent defenses, or in addition to them, as the case may be. But besides the temporary forts and batteries here contemplated, there must be provided the armament for them as well as for the defenses now completed and for those now under construction, and of this I now proceed to give an account in the tables following, which will exhibit-

I.-The armament designed for the permanent forts now completed or approaching completion on the coast of Massachusetts.

15- 10- 8- 8- 32-

inch inch inch inch pound

sea- ers

coast

howit

zers

Fort Warren 5 117 60 36 71

Fort Independence 4 52 26 12 10

Governor's Island 2 49 24 -- 23

Old fort at New Bedford -- -- 4 3 --

Fort on Clark's Point 1 24 24 -- --

Old Fort Pickeing, Salem -- -- 6 -- --

Fort Lee, Salem -- -- -- -- 6

Old Fort Sewall, Marblehead -- -- 8 -- 10

Total 12 242 152 51 120

24- 24- Morta Total Grand

pound pound rs, total

ers er and inclu

howit field ding

zers piece guns

s only

above

24-

pound

ers

Fort Warren -- 23 8 289 320

Fort Independence -- 20 8 104 132

Governor's Island -- 6 8 98 112

Old fort at New Bedford -- -- 4 7 11

Fort on Clark's Point 2 2 -- 49 53

Old Fort Pickeing, Salem -- -- 8 6 14

Fort Lee, Salem -- -- -- 6 6

Old Fort Sewall, Marblehead 3 -- -- 18 21

Total 5 51 36 577 669

II.-Table showing the armament required for the permanent forts whose construction should be commenced as soon as funds can be furnished for the purpose.

15- 10- 8- 8- 32-

inch inch inch inch pound

sea- ers

coast

howit

zers

Works at Provincetown 4 56 56 16 --

Harbor

Fort on Egg Island Shoal 1 13 18 -- 5

New Fort Pickering, Salem 1 15 21 7 5

Fort at Jackson's Point, -- 32 20 9 4

Marblehead

Total 6 116 115 32 14

24- 24- Morta Total Grand

pound pound rs, total

ers er and inclu

howit field ding

zers piece guns

s only

above

24-

pound

ers

Works at Provincetown -- 20 12 132 164

Harbor

Fort on Egg Island Shoal -- -- -- 37 37

New Fort Pickering, Salem -- 11 5 49 65

Fort at Jackson's Point, -- 10 9 65 84

Marblehead

Total -- 41 26 283 350

III.-Table showing the armament required for the permanent works construction should be commenced hereafter.

15- 10- 8- 8- 32-

inch inch inch inch pound

sea- ers

coast

howit

zers

Works at Gloucester, Harbor 2 39 27 8 11

Saugus Head, Salem -- 7 10 10 10

New Fort Sewall, Marblehead 1 10 12 12 15

Total 3 56 49 30 36

24- 24- Morta Total Grand

pound pound rs, total

ers er and inclu

howiz field ding

ters piece guns

s only

above

24-

pound

ers

Works at Gloucester, Harbor -- 10 3 87 100

Saugus Head, Salem -- -- 3 37 40

New Fort Sewall, Marblehead -- -- 5 50 55

Total -- 10 11 174 195

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