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 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.

Maps & Images

Lat: 46.72966 Long: -124.05304

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