Battery Willapa-2

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Battery Willapa-2 (1919-NA) - Battery Willapa-2 was a reinforced concrete, World War I 12 inch coastal mortar battery on Willapa Military Reservation, Washington. The battery was unnamed. Battery construction started Jun 1918, was completed Oct 1918, and transferred to the Coast Artillery for use on 6 Oct 1919 at a cost of $ 15,235.84. Deactivated in 1919.

World War I (1917-1918)

Part of the Harbor Defense of Willapa Harbor.

Originally built as a World War I concrete coastal mortar battery for, four 12" Mortars mounted on 12" mortar carriages, never armed. This battery was four separate concrete emplacements for 12" mortar carriages and mortars.

Battery Willapa-2 Plan

Current Status

No period guns or mounts in place.

Location: Map point from Aaron Buda, is accurate but not exact.
Former Willapa Military Reservation, Pacific County, Washington.

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Lat: 46.72966 Long: -124.05304

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Fortification ID:

  • WA0077 - Battery Willapa-2

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