Battery 129 (1944-NA) - Battery 129 was a reinforced concrete, World War II 16 inch coastal gun battery on Fort Barry, California. Battery construction started 5 Sep 1942, was completed on 14 Mar 1944 and transferred to the Coast Artillery for use 7 May 1944 at a cost of $ 2,069,738.90. Gun tubes were on site but the carriages were never shipped. Never activated.
Part of the Harbor Defense of San Francisco.
Originally built as a World War II casemated concrete coastal gun battery with two 16" MarkII-M1 Navy guns to be mounted on M4 Barbette carriages. Gun tubes were shipped from Battery 132 on 23 Dec 1943 to Fort Barry. Carriages were never assigned or shipped.
Part of the Golden Gate Recreation Area (GGNRA) administered by the National Park Service. No guns or mounts in place.
Visited: 19 Aug 2009