Harbor Defenses of Sitka, Alaska

 

 

LOCATION : Clam Island

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The floor of the collapsed timber B1S1 tower for battery 292 on Clam Island.  Note the DPF targeting-instrument mount and the pedestal for the azimuth scope

 

The concrete floor and hatch of the B1S1 station on top of the timber tower.

 

 

 

 

 

The pedestal for the azimuth scope

 

A support for the B1S1 tower

 

 

 

 

 

Two supports on top of the small hill that the B1S1 station was built on.

 

A support for the B1S1 tower

 

 

 

 

 

The double Distant Electric Control (DDEC) station for searchlights No. 11 and No. 12 on Clam Island

 

Another view of the DDEC on Clam Island, this time from the supports for the B1S1 tower

 

 

 

 

 

An electrical outlet inside the DDEC station

 

Interesting view of the DDEC station on Clam Island

 

 

 

 

 

Looking out the lower level of the DDEC station on Clam Island

 

The splinter-proof shelter for searchlight No. 12 as seen from the upper level of DDEC station on Clam Island.

 

 

 

 

 

The shelter for SL No. 12 and the DDEC in the background on Clam Island

 

The shelter for SL No. 12 and the DDEC in the background on Clam Island

 

 

 

 

 

The remains of the wooden porch for the SL No. 12 on Clam Island

 

The foundation for the power house on Clam Island.  Note one generator for each searchlight

 

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