Fort Brumback

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Fort Brumback (1942-1944) - A World War II Coastal Fort first established in 1942 on Constantine Point, Unalaska Island, Aleutians West Census Area, Alaska. Named Fort Brumback after Lieutenant Virgil J. Brumback (Cullum 2914). Abandoned in 1944.

World War II (1941-1945)

Part of the Harbor Defense of Dutch Harbor.


Fort Brumback World War II Battery (edit list)
Battery
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No. Caliber Type Mount Service Years Battery Cost Notes
Battery 155 - Fort Brumback 4 155mm M1918-A1
Panama Mounts
1943-1943-1944-1944 $ ? Tac 1
Source: CDSG


Activated 30 Apr 1942 with a battery of four 155mm GPF guns first on field mounts and later on in late 1943 with Panama mounts.

Deactivated by early 1944.

Current Status

Constantine Point, Unalaska Island, Aleutians West Census Area, Alaska.


USGS Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) Database Entry: 2436049


Location: Constantine Point, Unalaska Island, Aleutians West Census Area, Alaska.

Maps & Images

Lat: 53.9022 Long: -166.4386

Sources:

  • 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 20
  • U.S.Army, Supplement to the Harbor Defense Project Harbor Defenses of Dutch Harbor, (SRHDDH), 1944, CDSG
  • CDSG

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