Great Chebeague Island Military Reservation

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Great Chebeague Island Military Reservation (1942-1946) - An World War II Coastal Military Reservation first established in 1942 on Great Chebeague Island in Cumberland County, Maine. Abandoned in 1946.

World War II (1941-1945)

Part of the Harbor Defense of Portland, Maine.

This military reservation was established during World War II on two parcels of land, one purchased on 18 Apr 1942 and the other leased on 10 Oct 1942. This 4.74 acre site was acquired to house Battery AMTB 969.

Great Chebeague Island Military Reservation World War II Battery (edit list)
Battery
Click on Battery links below
No. Caliber Type Mount Service Years Battery Cost Notes
Battery AMTB 969 2
2
2
90mm
90mm
37mm
AMTB Fixed
Mobile
Mobile
1943-1946 $ ?
Source: CDSG
Great Chebeague Island Military Reservation Plan


Current Status

Part of Great Chebeague Island, Cumberland County, Maine.

Location: Great Chebeague Island, Cumberland County, Maine.

Maps & Images

Lat: 43.758506 Long: -70.096461

Sources:

  • U.S.Army, Supplement to the Harbor Defense Project of Portland, Maine, (HDPB-AN-45), 11 Apr 1945, CDSG

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