Harbor Defenses of Sitka, Alaska

 

 

LOCATION : Abalone Island

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The following 24 photos and the 27 on page one are just a few of the 150 or so of Abalone Island and Clam Island in the Johnson Collection.  All photos are from the Johnson Collection at the Isabel Miller Museum of the Sitka Historical Society.  I have written all the captions are am responsible for any errors. 
Go to Abalone Island's Photo Page ONE

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7435 - The mess hall

 

7441 - A Quonset hut barracks

 

 

 

 

 

7442 - A Quonset hut barracks

 

7447 - The mess hall

 

 

 

 

 

7448 - Baking pies

 

7451 - The mess hall

 

 

 

 

 

7453 - Snack time

 

7461 - Soldiers fixing a wooden boat they found

 

 

 

 

 

7462 - A soldier and his dog

 

7463 - A soldier and his dog

 

 

 

 

 

7505 - Sunning on the beach

 

7509 - Dog on the beach

 

 

 

 

 

7512 - Hiking around the island with guns and packs

 

7523 - Working on the boat with the SCR-296 generator shack in the background.

 

 

 

 

 

7524 - Testing the newly fixed boat.  Middle Island in the background.

 

7527 - Launching the boat

 

 

 

 

 

7529 - Cutting rounds on the beach

 

7536 - Note the 55 gallon drums piled up in the background

 

 

 

 

 

7538 - Drinks in the mess hall

 

7544 - The mess hall

 

 

 

 

 

7548 - Christmas decorations in the mess hall

 

7552 - The mess hall

 

 

 

 

 

7557 - Paddling around the island

 

7558 - Working on the boat

 

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