Battery 155 - Sagamore Hill

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Battery 155 - Sagamore Hill (1942-1945) - Battery 155 - Sagamore Hill was a temporary, World War II, 155mm coastal gun battery on Panama mounts. Located on Sagamore Hill Military Reservation, Barnstable County, Massachusetts. Deactivated in 1945.

Sagamore Hill MR Gun Crew

World War II

Part of the Harbor Defense of Boston, Massachusetts.

Originally built as a temporary World War II coastal gun battery with two 155mm M1918 rapid fire guns mounted on M1918 Mobile Carriages emplaced on circular Panama mounts. On WWII site # 109, located at the east end of the Buzzards Bay Canal.

155mm M1918 Gun at Fort Morgan
Panama Mount at Fort Pickens


Battery 155 - Sagamore Hill Armament (edit list)
Empl
No
Caliber
Type
Barrel
Length
Model Serial
No
Manufacturer Carriage Service
Dates
Notes
1 155mm Rifle 240" M1918 ? ? Mobile, M1918, #?, ? 1942-1945
2 155mm Rifle 240" M1918 ? ? Mobile, M1918, #?, ? 1942-1945
Source: RCW Form 1, ?, CDSG, Berhow, Mark A. ed, American Seacoast Defenses: A Reference Guide, 2nd Edition, CDSG Press, McLean, VA, 2004, ISBN 0-9748167-0-1, pages 190-191


Current Status

No period guns or mounts in place but the Panama mounts are still visible.


Location: Sagamore Hill, Barnstable County, Massachusetts

Maps & Images

Lat: 41.781073 Long: -70.517121

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