Fort McGilvray

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Fort McGilvray (1942-1944) - A World War II Coastal Fort first established in 1942 on Caines Head, Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska. Named Fort McGilvray in G.O. 17, 2 Apr 1943, after Captain John McGilvray who established Fort Kenay in 1869. Abandoned in 1944.

World War II (1941-1945)

Part of the Harbor Defense of Seward.


Fort McGilvray World War II Battery (edit list)
Battery
Click on Battery links below
No. Caliber Type Mount Service Years Battery Cost Notes
Battery 293 2 6" Shielded Barbette 1943-NC-1944-1944 $ ? Tac 2
99% Complete
Battery AMTB - Lowell Point 2
2
90mm
90mm
T3-Fixed
M1A1-Mobile
1943-1943-1943-1944 $ ? RCW indicates 4-90mm guns
Battery 155 - Rocky Point (2) 4 155mm Panama Mount 194?-194?-1943-1944 $ ? Tac 1
Source: CDSG


Current Status

Part of Caines Head State Recreation Area, Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska.


Location: Caines Head, Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska.

Maps & Images

Lat: 59.9867 Long: -149.393

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