Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Fort Kamehameha-- Part 2: The Batteries
SELFRIDGE-- Constructed 1907-1913. Two 12-inch guns on disappearing carriages.
JACKSON-- Constructed 1913. Two 6-inch guns on disappearing carriages.
HASBROUCK-- Constructed 1909-1915. Eight 12-inch coastal mortars
CHANDLER-- Two 3-inch guns
BARRI-- Two 4.7-inch guns.
ADAIR-- Two 6-inch Armstrong guns. On Ford Island
BOYD-- Two 6-inch Armstrong guns on Ford island.
CLOSSON-- Had massive 20-foot thick concrete reinforced walls behind 3- feet of earth. The earlier guns had becme obsolete and these replaced them. Two 12-inch guns. Anti-aircraft guns.