Harbor Defense of Portland - WWII Fire Control Towers

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HD Portland Maine 1945


Portland Harbor Fire Control Towers (edit list)
Image Plan District Harbor Location Coordinates
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1 Portland Small Point Loc 169 Site 1A 43.701298, -69.837
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Fort Baldwin FC Tower - 01.jpg
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1 Portland Fort Baldwin (1) Loc 170 Site 1A 43.748919, -69.790162
Notes: Five Story Concrete Fire Control Tower on Park Property, Public Access to exterior and Interior
Bailey Island FC Tower Site 1C - 5.jpg
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1 Portland Bailey Island MR Loc 168 Site 1C 43.718796, -70.00532
Notes: Eight Story FC Tower
Some confusion about which location housed the SCR 296-A Radar, the site drawings indicate it was the higher site 1C while the plan indicates it was site 1B
Bailey Island FC Tower Site 1B - 2.jpg
Bailey Island MR Radar.jpg
1 Portland Bailey Island MR Loc 168 Site 1B 43.718087, -70.005052
Notes: Eight Story FC Tower
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1 Portland Jewell Island MR Loc 167 Site 1D 43.678143, -70.09764
Notes: Eight Story FC
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1 Portland Jewell Island MR Loc 167 Site 1B 43.677017, -70.097939
Notes: Four Story FC
Peaks Island MR FC 1I - 3.jpg
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1 Portland Peak's Island MR Loc 163 Site 1I 43.6614261, -70.1862675
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Peaks Island MR FC 1H Short.jpg
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1 Portland Peak's Island MR Loc 163 Site 1H 43.6607063, -70.1880967
Notes:
Fort Levett N Tower 1H - 02.jpg
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1 Portland Fort Levett Loc 161 Site 1H 43.6441053, -70.1936944
Notes: Eight Story Concrete Tower with Observation Platform in Rear
Fort Levett S Tower 1E - 10.jpg
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1 Portland Fort Levett Loc 161 Site 1E 43.6417878, -70.1983722
Notes: Eight Story Concrete Tower.
Cushing Island FC Tower Site 1J - 09.jpg
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1 Portland Fort Levett Loc 161 Site 1J 43.646192, -70.191227
Notes: Two story concrete tower. Gun group command post & observation station.
Fort Levett Mine Sta 1B - 1.jpg
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1 Portland Fort Levett Loc 161 Site 1B 43.638532, -70.199764
Notes: Two Story Concrete Tower - Mine Control Station


Trundy Point MR FC Twr - 06.jpg
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1 Portland Trundy Point MR Loc 159 Site 1B 43.579529, -70.213907
Notes: 1943 Concrete Tower
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1 Portland Trundy Point MR Loc 159 Site 1A 43.579115, -70.213458
Notes: 1922 Steel Tower
Cape Elizabeth MR FC 1B - 4.jpg
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1 Portland Cape Elizabeth MR Loc 158 Site 1B 43.561199, -70.207218
Notes: Six Story Concrete Fire Control Tower on Park Property Public Access to Exterior, Interior Access Closed
Cape Elizabeth MR FC 2A - 6.jpg
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1 Portland Cape Elizabeth MR Loc 158 Site 2A 43.564254, -70.202529
Notes: Fire Control + Radar disguised as Lighthouse on Private Property


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1 Portland Long Island MR Loc 166 Site 1A 43.6864151, -70.1568886
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Sources: CDSG
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