Sagamore Hill Military Reservation

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Sagamore Hill Military Reservation (1941-1945) - A World War II Coastal Military Reservation first established in 1941 in Barnstable County, Massachusetts. Abandoned in 1945.

Sagamore Hill Military Reservation 155mm Battery Panama Mount.
Sagamore Hill Military Reservation155mm Panama Mount Center
Sagamore Hill Military Reservation WWII Bunkers for 155mm Battery.

World War II (1941-1945)

Part of the Harbor Defense of Boston, Massachusetts.

Sagamore Hill MR WWII Gun Crew.

Sagamore Hill Military Reservation was established by elements of Battery C, 241st Coast Artillery Regiment, immediately following the attack on Pearl Harbor. Initially, a convoy of three heavy trucks and a command car from Fort Dawes towed the two 155mm guns and brought ammunition to temporary field emplacements at Sagamore Hill. The remainder of the company followed on 14 Dec 1941 and was originally quartered at a local school. By the end of July 1942, the construction of the temporary WWII barracks and support structures was complete and the reservation was operational.

The Sagamore Hill Military Reservation was deactivated on 1 Apr 1945.


Sagamore Hill Military Reservation World War II Battery (edit list)
Battery
Click on Battery links below
No. Caliber Type Mount Service Years Battery Cost Notes
Battery 155 - Sagamore Hill 2 155mm Mobile 1942-1945 $ ?
Source: CDSG


Current Status

Part of Scusset Beach State Reservation, Barnstable County, Massachusetts.

Location: Scusset Beach State Reservation, Sagamore Hill, Barnstable County, Massachusetts.

Maps & Images

Lat: 41.77874 Long: -70.51528

Sources:

  • U.S.Army, Supplement to the Harbor Defense Project of Boston, Massachusetts, (HDB-AN-45), 31 Jan 1945, CDSG

Links:

Visited: 17 may 2012


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