The fort was built in 1855 – 1856 under the leadership of Totleben E.I. Reorganized in 1861 – 1869 under the leadership of Zverev K.Ya. In 1899 – 1903 fort go through significant restructuring under the leadership of N.V. Baranov. Were was built six concrete traverses, three rangefinder pavilions and a hiding searchlight .

To the fort leads the dam which was built in 1910. There was a railway.

The 1-st Northern Fort - the dam

The 1-st Northern Fort - the dam

Originally the dam reached only a breakwater and it’s was extended in the Soviet era, when the fort was used as a warehouse. At this place there was a moat.

The 1-st Northern Fort - the dam

View of the Gulf of Finland from the dam.

The 1-st Northern Fort - the dam

The 1-st Northern Fort - the dam

Granite quays and a breakwater.

The 1-st Northern Fort - Granite quays and a breakwater.

The 1-st Northern Fort - Granite quays and a breakwater.

The 1-st Northern Fort - Granite quays and a breakwater.

The 1-st Northern Fort - Granite quays and a breakwater.

You can see some information boards on the fort.

The 1-st Northern Fort - information boards

The 1-st Northern Fort - information boards

The 1-st Northern Fort - information boards

Along the rear area of the fort there is an asphalt road.

The 1-st Northern Fort -  the road along the fort

The 1-st Northern Fort -  the road along the fort

From the front area there is an cobblestone road.

The 1-st Northern Fort -  the road along the fort

The 1-st Northern Fort -  the road along the fort

On the left flank you can see 3-embrasured pillbox No 11, which was built in 1935 and intended for anti-landing defense of the fort.

The 1-st Northern Fort -  pillbox No 11

Pillbox No 12 located closer to the right flank.

The 1-st Northern Fort -  pillbox No 12

The 1-st Northern Fort -  pillbox No 12

On the left flank there are household buildings – a kitchen, a glacier and a warehouse.

Первый северный форт - household buildings

Первый северный форт - household buildings

Первый северный форт - household buildings

Первый северный форт - household buildings

Первый северный форт - household buildings

The 1-st Northern battery. 9 inch guns was located on double-stage concrete traverses. Guns was covered with concrete parapets from the front.

The 1-st Northern Fort -  The 1-st Northern battery

The 1-st Northern Fort -  The 1-st Northern battery

The 1-st Northern Fort - The 1-st Northern battery

The 1-st Northern Fort - The 1-st Northern battery

The 1-st Northern Fort -  The 1-st Northern battery

The 1-st Northern Fort -  The 1-st Northern battery

Concrete traverses for storing warheads and shells for guns.

The 1-st Northern Fort - Concrete traverses

The 1-st Northern Fort - Concrete traverses

Barracks.

The 1-st Northern Fort -  Barracks

The 1-st Northern Fort - Barracks

On the right flank, under the observation pavilion and searchlight mine, there is a storage of artillery supplies and for a kerosene generator.

The 1-st Northern Fort -  storage

The 1-st Northern Fort -  storage

The 1-st Northern Fort -  storage

The 1-st Northern Fort -  storage

The 1-st Northern Fort -  storage

The 1-st Northern Fort -  storage

The 1-st Northern Fort -  storage

The 1-st Northern Fort -  storage

Rangefinder pavilion.

The 1-st Northern Fort -   Rangefinder pavilion

The 1-st Northern Fort -   Rangefinder pavilion

Searchlight mine for the Siemens-Schuckert searchlight system.

The 1-st Northern Fort - Searchlight mine

The 1-st Northern Fort - Searchlight mine

The 1-st Northern Fort - Searchlight mine

Behind the fort there are the ruins of the guardhouse.

The 1-st Northern Fort - guardhouse

The 1-st Northern Fort - guardhouse

The 1-st Northern Fort - guardhouse

The 1-st Northern Fort - guardhouse

The 1-st Northern Fort - guardhouse

From the front side of the fort you can see the granite casemate traverses.

The 1-st Northern Fort -  - granite casemate traverses

The 1-st Northern Fort  - casemate traverses

The 1-st Northern Fort  - casemate traverses

The 1-st Northern Fort  - casemate traverses

The 1-st Northern Fort  - casemate traverses

Also from here you can clearly see the Obruchev Fort.

The 1-st Northern Fort - the Obruchev Fort

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21 Aug 2018

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