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Fort H. G. Wright, Fisher Island, NY

Fort H. G. Wright, Fisher Island, NY

Western end of the Island, first built up in 1898-99 as a defensive position protecting Long Island Sound and armed with two 12 inch and two 10 inch "rifles" on disappearing carriages.

Operational during WW2 with a small airfield. Linked with Fort Terry, Fort Michie which were sub-posts, and Camp Hero. Closed in the late 1950s and sold to private interests.
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Fort Tyler - Gardiners Point, NY

Fort Tyler - Gardiners Point, NY

Fort Tyler: 1898, Suffolk County, Gardiner's Island.
Transferred to the War Department in 1898 and converted into a small coastal defense positions on the tip of Gardiner's Island at the entrance to Gardiner's Bay.

Closed in the late 1920s.

Status of batteries in 1921 was: Battery Smith, 2 - 8" Disappearing, 2 - 5" Pedestal.

Used...
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Kodiak Harbor Defenses

Kodiak Harbor Defenses

Located approximately 250 miles southwest of Anchorage, Kodiak Island was one of the major centers of Alaskan military activity during World War Two. Facilities on the island included several airfields, a Naval operating base and several other installations.

To protect this important harbor the Coast Artillery Installed a total of 8 major gun batteries, ranging in caliber from 8...
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10 inch artillery gun

10 inch artillery gun

A 10 inch cannon at Fort Casey, WA.
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Dutch Harbor Defenses, Unalaska Island

Dutch Harbor Defenses, Unalaska Island

Located on Unalaska Island approximately 780 miles southwest of Anchorage, Dutch Harbor was the site of an important Naval operating base during the Aleutian Campaign of World War Two. To protect this strategic harbor from enemy attack, the Coast Artillery Corps would construct a total of seven gun batteries in the harbor, along with numerous fire control stations, searchlight positions and oth...
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Remains of the British Battleship HMS Prince George

Remains of the British Battleship HMS Prince George

HMS Prince George was a Majestic-class predreadnought battleship launched in 1895. She was named after the future George V of the United Kingdom and was the fourth and final ship to bear that name.

Prince George was placed on the disposal list at Sheerness on 21 February 1920, and was sold for scrapping to a British firm on 22 September 1921. She was resold to a German firm in De...
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WWII Japan Kiska

WWII Japan Kiska

One can observe bomb craters, Japanese defensive positions, what appears to be a 'land-based' japanese mini-submarine, a converted naval 'rifle' converted to fire from on shore. Over many parts of the island, one can trace bomb craters -- especially in relation to US and Canadian assaults to regain the island.
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Naval AA Battery (Marine Flak Batterie) M.Fl.B. Termunten

Naval AA Battery (Marine Flak Batterie) M.Fl.B. Termunten

To protect the German port town Emden, at the Dutch side of the Dollard the Germans built a few AA positions. This positions were at Nansun near Holwierde, Delfzijl and at the hamlet of Fiemel near Termunten. The latter, M.Fl.B. Termunten, was reinforced in 1944. It was the position of the 4./M.Fl.A 256.
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FleetMon - Ships positions arond the World

FleetMon - Ships positions arond the World

This tool shows positions of ships around the World if informations about the ships.

Ships are even made in 3D and apears when you zoom in.

Note; If you have a slow computer it can take some time to upload.
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USS Olympia

USS Olympia

Olympia (C-6) is the oldest steel warship afloat in the world. She was launched in San Francisco, California in 1892. She is similar to many early steel warships built in Philadelphia for the US Navy.
On May 1, 1898, Olympia devastated a Spanish
fleet at Manila Bay in the Philippines, beginning
the Spanish-American War. Olympia helped
catapult the United States into ...
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Appledore Island Base-End - Radar Station - Location 141

Appledore Island Base-End - Radar Station - Location 141

This seven-story tower was completed in April 1944 on a leased 1.94 acre site as a Base-End Station and Radar Station for Fort Dearborn. It is now owned by the Shoals Marine Laboratory of Cornell University. Searchlight positions #6 and #7 were located elsewhere on the island. To the north of the tower past the old USCG Boat House were the Army station barracks (Site 1B) and the Navy's Magnetic...
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Cockatoo Island

Cockatoo Island

Cockatoo Island is an island in Sydney Harbour, Sydney, Australia. The island was originally used as a prison and later developed as a shipyard. Many naval ships were built and maintained at Cockatoo Island Dockyard. The shipyard was closed during the 1980s. In late March 2005 the island was re-opened to the public for the Cockatoo Island Festival, after two and a half years of planning.
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