Maritime Image of the Day: “The Plague Fort”

PortandTerminal.com, December 22, 2020 HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA – The abandoned Fort Alexander, aka The Plague Fort, sits on an artificial island near Saint Petersburg, Russia. Originally built to guard the Baltic waterway to Saint Petersburg, construction of the naval fortress began in 1838 and was completed in 1845. It was used right up until 1917, … Continue reading Maritime Image of the Day: “The Plague Fort”