Sunday, July 3, 2016

The Cannon, Block Island and the Plane

Looking out from Fort Christiansted, on St. Croix, one of the few forts of its age to have never had to fire a cannon to protect the city.  It's presents was all that was necessary to protect the city of Christiansted.   The shallow waters and the very narrow channel to arrive at the city combined with the ca
nnon placement would have been suicide for any pirate or other combatant to try.