Category:Harbor Defense of Seward

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Harbor Defense of Seward, World War II


Seward Harbor Defense Tactical Organization 1944



Fort Bulkley World War II Battery (edit list)
Battery
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No. Caliber Type Mount Service Years Battery Cost Notes
Battery 294 2 6" Shielded Barbette 194?-1944-1944-1944 $ ? Tac 3
90% Complete
Source: CDSG
Fort McGilvray World War II Battery (edit list)
Battery
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No. Caliber Type Mount Service Years Battery Cost Notes
Battery 293 2 6" Shielded Barbette 1943-NC-1944-1944 $ ? Tac 2
99% Complete
Battery AMTB - Lowell Point 2
2
90mm
90mm
T3-Fixed
M1A1-Mobile
1943-1943-1943-1944 $ ? RCW indicates 4-90mm guns
Battery 155 - Rocky Point (2) 4 155mm Panama Mount 194?-194?-1943-1944 $ ? Tac 1
Source: CDSG

Timeline:

  • Construction of fixed defenses began 20 Jul 1942 under contract to West Construction Company
  • Tactical organization authorized and posts named 25 Mar 1943
  • Deactivation authorized on 23 March 1944
  • Armament remove and shipped by 31 May 1944
  • Estimated cost of construction was $ 4,727,000

Sources:

  • Bush, Colonel James D., Narrative Report of Alaska Construction 1941---1944, USACE, 1944, 1984, CDSG, page 160-164
  • U.S.Army, Supplement to the Harbor Defense Project Harbor Defenses of Seward, (SHDSR), 1944, CDSG

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