Fort Armstrong (2)

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Fort Armstrong (2) (1899-1949) - A Taft Period Coastal Fort first established in 1899 in Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii. Named Fort Armstrong in G.O. 160, 1909, after Brigadier General Samuel C. Armstrong, who served during the U.S. Civil War and fought at Gettysburg gaining the rank of Major General at age 26. Abandoned in 1949.

Fort Armstrong 1932 Aerial View

Taft Period (1906-1915)

Part of the Harbor Defense of Honolulu.

Fort Armstrong (2) Taft Period Battery (edit list)
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No. Caliber Type Mount Service Years Battery Cost Notes
Battery Tiernon 2 3" Pedestal 1911-1943 $ ?
Source: CDSG
Fort Armstrong 1921 Plan

Current Status

Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii.

Location: Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii.

Maps & Images

Lat: 21.300604 Long: -157.863149


  • Roberts, Robert B., Encyclopedia of Historic Forts: The Military, Pioneer, and Trading Posts of the United States, Macmillan, New York, 1988, 10th printing, ISBN 0-02-926880-X, page 241
  • CDSG
  • Grobmeier, Alvin H., Officers of the U.S. Army and Others in Honor of whom Coast Artillery Forts and Batteries in Hawaii Have Been Named, CDSG News, Vol. 6, No. 4 (Nov. 1992), pp. 66-67


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