Harbor Defenses of Sitka, Alaska

 

 

LOCATION : Abalone Island

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I took the following 8 photos on June 19th, 2004 during a visit to Abalone Island with members of the Coast Defense Study Group.  Click a photo for a larger view.

 

 

 

 

The remains of the Army dock at Abalone Island

 

A collapsed generator shack just a few feet from the beach on Abalone Island.

 

 

 

 

 

The generator shack from the hill next to it where the Army put the SCR-296 radar tower.

 

Descending after visiting the radar site.  This photo is taken from next to the generator shack.

 

 

 

 

 

The collapsed radar operators building as seen from the radar tower supports.

 

Two members of the CDSG next to one of four supports for the 75 foot steel tower.

 

 

 

 

 

A support for the tower

 

A support for the tower

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Radar Operators Building as it appeared in June 2000

 

 

 

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