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  • Construction Commenced:
    April 1942
     

  • Construction Completed:
     December 1943 (waiting for gun delivery)
     

  • Date of Transfer:
    September 11, 1944
     

  • Cost of Construction (1944)
     $1,256,409.80
     

  • Construction Materials:
    Portland Concrete - Steel Reinforced

  • Gun Type and Manufacturer:
    16" Navy Mark II Model I by Watervliet Arsenal
     
  • Carriage Type and Manufacturer:
    M-4 Barbette by Wellman (gun1) Mesta (gun2)
     
  • Total Weight of Each Gun:
    486 Tons
     
  • Radius of Fire:
    145 Degrees Rotation +47 Degrees Elevation
     
  • Number of Guns Produced:
    17 Batteries were armed of the 23 built

The Guns of Fort MacArthur

    Battery Osgood - Farley
    Battery Leary Merriam
    Battery Barlow - Saxton
    Battery Lodor
    Battery Erwin

    Battery Eubanks

    Battery 127 (Paul D Bunker)
         Photos of the battery today
         Battery details

    Battery 128

    Battery 240 (Harry C. Barnes)

    Battery 241

    Battery 242 (Harry J Harrison)

    90mm AMTB

    155 GPF Mobile Guns

    Anti-Aircraft (Fixed and Mobile)

Missile Systems of Fort MacArthur

    The Nike Program


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