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west point of this island is at the mouth of Pensacola bay. The latter is not over one and a quarter mile wide. Fort Pickens. The principal means of defence to the mouth of Pensacola bay and the naval station is Fort Pickens. This fort isFort Pickens. This fort is a first class bastioned fort, built of New York granite, and situated on low ground on the east point of Santa Rosa Island. Its walls are forty-five feet in height by twelve feet in thickness; it is embrasure for two tiers of guns, which are placedly covers the navy-yard, and in case the latter is held by the Federal authorities, it would not hold out long against Fort Pickens. The bar on the exterior of the Bay is three miles distant, and beyond that there are no facilities for a hostile flee fort is not complete, but a sufficient number of guns are in battery to make a very good defence in conjunction with Fort Pickens. Below this fort is a water battery, which mounts some eight or ten guns. The interior of Fort McKee is provided wit