Battery 155 - Port Hueneme
Battery 155 - Port Hueneme (1944-1944) - Battery 155 - Port Hueneme was a temporary, World War II, 155mm coastal gun battery on Panama mounts. Located in Port Hueneme, Ventura County, California. Battery construction started January 1943, was completed July 1943 and transferred to the Coast Artillery for use 18 Apr 1944 at a cost of $ 9,381.50. Deactivated in 1944.
Part of the Harbor Defense of Los Angeles.
Originally built as a temporary World War II coastal gun battery with two 155mm M1918MI rapid fire guns mounted on M1918MI mobile marriages emplaced on circular Panama mounts.
No period guns or carriages in place. Site covered with roads and buildings, nothing remains.
Visited: 24 Dec 2012