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J.D. Davies
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‘This Great Harbour: Scapa Flow’ by W S Hewison (1985) has a short chapter on its role in the Napoleonic Wars. There are actually two Martello towers guarding Longhope Sound on Hoy, which was an assembling anchorage for Baltic convoys in the latter stages of the wars. The Hackness tower is open to the public- https://www.historicenvironment.scot/visit-a-place/places/hackness-martello-tower-and-battery/history/