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Coast artillery forts

Coast artillery forts

a century of service

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Published by The Commission in Olympia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Coast defenses -- Washington (State) -- History,
  • Coast defenses -- Washington (State) -- History -- Chronology,
  • Fortification -- Washington (State) -- History,
  • Fortification -- Washington (State) -- History -- Chronology,
  • Artillery -- Washington (State) -- History,
  • Artillery -- Washington (State) -- History -- Chronology

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesCentury of service
    StatementWashington State Parks and Recreation Commission.
    GenreChronology.
    ContributionsWashington State Parks and Recreation Commission.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 folded sheet ([6] p.) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14503657M
    OCLC/WorldCa44111773

    The collection of images presented on this site are from postcards and photos that span the ’s to the ’s. The majority of the images are of the personnel, weapons, fortifications and facilities of the United States Army’s Coast Artillery Corps (C.A.C.). Also included are images of ancillary structures such as lighthouses that were located Read more Guard Our Shores. In , Fort Winfield Scott was formally established on the western portion of the Presidio to serve as a coast artillery post. It contained approximately 63 guns mounted at 15 gun batteries and was the headquarters for all other coast artillery posts in the Bay Area until they were disarmed after World War II. This issue of "The Coast Artillery Journal" contains the following articles: "Railways and Their Relations to National Defense," by Colonel Frederic A. Delano, late Transportation Corps, A.E.F.; "Coast Forts of Colonial Massachusetts, " by Major Robert Arthur, C.A.C.; "G.P.F's Use Indirect Fire at Naval Targets (Extracts from the Report of. The Coast Artillery Journal. Vol Number 1, January-February 5a. CONTRACT NUMBER 5b. GRANT NUMBER 5c. PROGRAM ELEMENT NUMBER 6. AUTHOR(S) 5d. PROJECT NUMBER 5e. TASK NUMBER 5f. WORK UNIT NUMBER 7. PERFORMING ORGANIZATION NAME(S) AND ADDRESS(ES) Coast Artillery Training Center,Coast Artillery Journal,Fort Monroe,VA, 8. .

    However, Fort Morgan role as a coast defense post was not over. In November , the U.S. Navy reoccupied the post and in April , units of the 50th Coast Artillery Regiment arrived to renew the fort's coast defense mission. In July , Fort Morgan was abandoned for the last time and its role in America's coast defense officially came to.


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American Seacoast Defenses Forts, Military Reservations and Batteries Printable list of First, Second and Third System Forts e () Printable list of Modern () Defenses, (NEW revised December ) Army Map Symbol Key. The human story behind all the Harbor defenses, all the various camps, and sites, is covered as thickly Coast artillery forts book closely as the tons of iceplant the men of the 56th Coast Artillery planted about the barracks and grounds of Fort Cronkhite.

Anyone interested in life in the Bay Area at this time can find plenty of value in this fact-filled book/5(8). The 19th Coast Artillery and Fort Rosecrans: Remembrances Paperback – January 1, by Howard B.

Overton (Author)Author: Howard B. Overton. This book is an ordnance textbook for the Coast Artillery Corps in There is a good but brief description of each type of artillery piece (and there carriages) used in coastal forts, along with a few photographs and/or drawings.4/5(1).

United States Coast Defense Fortifications (by Joel W. Eastman, Bolling W. Smith and Glen M. Williford) A Guide to the Weapons and Batteries of Modern American Seacoast Defenses (by Mark Berhow and Glen Williford) Ranges and Characteristics of US Army Seacoast Artillery.

Coast Artillery Forts of the Pacific Northwest has members. Group page for those interested in historic coast forts of Washington and Oregon. Armoured fortification, panzerfesten and forts were equiped with turrets, cupolas and armour plates.

Naval artillery was developing - not only for use on ships, but also in coast artillery, where the heavy guns were placed in coastal fortifications. The U.S. Army Coast Artillery Corps (CAC) was an administrative corps responsible for coastal, harbor, and anti-aircraft defense of the United States and its possessions between and The CAC also operated heavy and railway artillery during World War : United States Army.

The Device Forts, also known as Henrician castles and blockhouses, were a series of artillery fortifications built to defend the coast of England and Wales by Henry VIII.

They ranged from large stone castles, to small blockhouses and earthwork bulwarks. Coast Artillery Companies Bolling W. Smith The following listing of serially numbered companies of coast artillery gives their locations and changes in designations from their creation in untilwhen the separate company numbers were finally Size: KB.

rows  In the American colonies and the United States, coastal forts were generally more heavily. Coast Artillery Organizational History, Part I, Coast Artillery Regiments This is File Size: KB. Fort Casey was activated in with a small temporary garrison. The permanent garrison arrived in Juneand was made from two Coast Artillery companies from Fort Flagler and two from Alcatraz Island in San Francisco Bay.

Later, a Coast Artillery company from Hawaii arrived, completing the fort’s complement. In the CDSG News was renamed the CDSG Journal with Volume 7. In the CDSG Journal was split into two publications with Volume 9: The CDSG Journal and the CDSG Newsletter.

Only the CDSG Journal contents are noted here. In Coast artillery forts book CDSG Journal was renamed the Coast. The Harbor Defenses of Boston was a United States Army Coast Artillery Corps harbor defense command.

It coordinated the coast defenses of Boston, Massachusetts from tobeginning with the Endicott program. These included both coast artillery forts and underwater minefields. The command originated circa as the Boston Artillery District, was renamed Coast Defenses of Boston inBranch: United States Army Coast Artillery Corps.

(Record Group ) (bulk ) Overview of Records Locations Table of Contents ADMINISTRATIVE HISTORY RECORDS OF COAST ARTILLERY DISTRICTS Records of the Middle Atlantic Coast Artillery District Records of the North Atlantic Coast Artillery District Records of the North Pacific Coast Artillery District Records of the Pacific Coast.

Forts Hancock, Hamilton, and Wadsworth were the Coast Defenses of Southern New York and Forts Schuyler, Totten, and Slocum were the Coast Defenses of Eastern New York. These appear to have initially been Artillery Districts, were renamed as Coast Defense Commands inand again renamed as Harbor Defense Commands in Branch: United States Army Coast Artillery Corps.

The Coast Artillery Journal. Vol Number 3, March-April 5a. CONTRACT NUMBER 5b. GRANT NUMBER 5c. PROGRAM ELEMENT NUMBER 6. AUTHOR(S) 5d. PROJECT NUMBER 5e. TASK NUMBER 5f.

WORK UNIT NUMBER 7. PERFORMING ORGANIZATION NAME(S) AND ADDRESS(ES) Coast Artillery Training Center,Coast Artillery Journal,Fort Monroe,VA, 8. File Size: 9MB. Coast Artillery still retained fixed fortifications artillery in numerous harbor forts, although by the end of World War II these were mostly in a maintenance or "caretaker" mode.

At the close of World War II the Coast Artillery also had nine mine-planter batteries and three junior mine-planter batteries based aboard Type 1, 2, and 3 army mine. California, Oregon, and Washington Fort Flagler, Fort Stevens, Fort Columbia, Fort Worden, and Fort Macarthur Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia Fort Washington, Fort DuPont, Fort Howard, Fort Carroll, and Fort Monroe Florida, Alabama, and Louisana Fort Pickens, Fort Barrancas, Fort Dade, and Fort DeSoto Hawaii, and the Philippines Fort.

Seacoast defense was a major concern for the United States from its independence until World War airplanes, many of America's enemies could only reach it from the sea, making coastal forts an economical alternative to standing armies or a large the s, it was recognized that fixed fortifications were obsolete and ineffective against aircraft and missiles.

Officers 62nd Coast Artillery Fort Totten, Ny Col. Edward Kimmel Photo th - $ th Coast Artillery Aa Camp Stewart Georgia Anti Aircraft Training Wwii. Artillery Notes (26 Volumes, Fort Monroe, VA: Artillery and Coast Artillery School, ). Ballistics Prepared for the Department of Artillery and Gun Defense by Alston Hamilton (3 Volumes, Fort Monroe, VA: Coast Artillery School Press, ).

Coast Artillery Weapons and Materiel (Fort Monroe, VA: Coast Artillery School, ). This series consists of a fort record book that details the history, layout, and military components of Fort Smallwood. It includes information on the equipment of the fort and how it interacts with the other forts within its district.

The book also lists general regulations governing the running of the fort. Coast Artillery School (U.S.): Meteorology for coast artillery, (Fort Monroe, Va., Printing plant Coast Artillery School, ), also by J.

Johnson (page images at HathiTrust) Coast Artillery School (U.S.): Military geography of the Dominion of Canada: essay / (Fort Monroe, Va.: U.S. Artillery School, ), also by Alexander Du Bois. CDSG Press Book Reprints The Service of Coast Artillery. by Frank T. Hines and Franklin W. Ward. Published by the Goodenough & Woglom Company, New York, Reprinted by the CDSG Press, Bel Air, MD This technical manual was prepared to provide a comprehensive source of information for coast artillery officers.

All four forts in Manila Bay, as well as Fort Wint in Subic Bay, had been formed before the war into an organization called the Harbor Defenses of Manila and Subic Bays which, in Augustbecame a part of the Philippine Coast Artillery Command.

Both were commanded by Maj. Gen. George F. Moore who also commanded the Corregidor garrison. The Harbor Defenses of Manila and Subic Bays were a United States Army Coast Artillery Corps harbor defense command, part of the Philippine Department of the United States Army from circa through early World War II.

The command primarily consisted of four forts on islands at the entrance to Manila Bay and one fort on an island in Subic Bay. The book identifies and explains the long-abandoned granite and concrete monoliths of Boston Harbor. The Military History of Boston's Harbor Islands briefly describes Edgar Allan Poe's tour of duty in Boston Harbor, the impact that Col.

Sylvanus Thayer had on Boston's seacoast fortifications, and many mysterious structures at the harbor forts. The Coast Artillery Journal. Vol Number 4, April 5a. CONTRACT NUMBER 5b. GRANT NUMBER 5c.

PROGRAM ELEMENT NUMBER 6. AUTHOR(S) 5d. PROJECT NUMBER 5e. TASK NUMBER 5f. WORK UNIT NUMBER 7. PERFORMING ORGANIZATION NAME(S) AND ADDRESS(ES) Coast Artillery Training Center,Coast Artillery Journal,Fort Monroe,VA, 8. PERFORMING File Size: 8MB. Coastal artillery is the branch of the armed forces concerned with operating anti-ship artillery or fixed gun batteries in coastal fortifications.

From the Middle Ages until World War II, coastal artillery and naval artillery in the form of cannon were highly important to military affairs and generally represented the areas of highest technology and capital cost among materiel.

Help support Washington State Parks, purchase a Discover are available at (click on the names for a Google Map) the Friends of Fort Worden Gift Shop (in their new location), the Coast Artillery Museum at Fort Worden, the Registration Desk in the Commons, and some other Fort Worden Partners for $30 without any additional charges so you save $5.

Nahant Sites. During WW2, Nahant played a key role in the harbor defenses of Boston. Four different batteries of coast artillery were located here, including Battery Murphy on East Point (two inch guns), Battery Gardner at Fort. Ruckman (two inch guns), Battery at East Point (two of the newer 6-inch guns) and a temporary battery of.

The book explains such diverse topics as the coast artillery fire control system, searchlight defenses, the coast defense submarine mine system, and the organization of coast defense troop units. This book also contains a very helpful set of symbols and abbreviations that were used on standard maps of the various harbor defenses.

THE COAST ARTILLERY JOURNAL (Publi8hed a8 the Journal United State8 Artillery from to June, ) MAJOR ROBERTARTIIFR, C. n Manager and Editor CAPTAIN D. DUTTON, C. n m. "l88i~tant Editor YOLo 63 CONTENTS FOR SEPTEMBER, No.3 QUARTERS, COMMANDING GENERAL, FORT ispiece A FIVE FOOT BOOK SHELF FOR COAST.

Fort McHenry is also one of the finest surviving examples of the first system of coastal forts that were authorized by Congress between and to protect American neutrality during the Napoleonic Wars. In this volume, Scott Sheads has provided a comprehensive history of Fort McHenry, from the first earthworks thrown up on the site in down to the present day.

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APA citation style: United States Office Of War Information, Palmer, A. T., photographer. () Fort artillery. In this coast artillery plotting room at Fort Story, Virginia, officers who direct the firing of the big guns work out the problems that are a part of gunnery. - Explore thomasrees5's board "Coast artillery" on Pinterest.

See more ideas about Coast, Fort drum and Military pins. THE COAST ARTILLERY JOURNAL Volume 69 Decemher, Number 6 Present Status and Development of the Coast Artillery A LECTURE By MAJOR GENERAL ANDREW HERO, JR., Chief of Coast Artillery THE Coast Artillery Corps is a combatant branch and a supply branch as far as concerns controlled submarine mines.

The Coast Artillery Corps at the time of Americas entry into the war was primarily stationed along the coast and at out posts of our foreign territories. Coast Artillery installations were mostly harbor defenses and were stationed at a fort or fortified gun emplacements.Army Replacement Training Centers, Replacement Training Centers were an integral part of World War II.

Soldier's entering the Army and ultimately the War spent 13 weeks learning the fundmentals of soldiering in one of twenty one Centers that were to be be constructed during the during the Winter and Spring of The Coast Artillery Journal. Vol Number 5, May 5a. CONTRACT NUMBER 5b. GRANT NUMBER 5c. PROGRAM ELEMENT NUMBER 6.

AUTHOR(S) 5d. PROJECT NUMBER 5e. TASK NUMBER 5f. WORK UNIT NUMBER 7. PERFORMING ORGANIZATION NAME(S) AND ADDRESS(ES) Coast Artillery Training Center,Coast Artillery Journal,Fort Monroe,VA, 8. PERFORMING .