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    Gateway

    National Recreation Area NY,NJ

Fort Wadsworth's Endicott Era Defenses

12 inch gun crew at hoist.

Ammunition crew at 12-inch gun battery, 1908.

NPS/Gateway NRA

Fort Wadsworth's Endicott Era gun batteries included:

Battery Duane: five 8-inch counterweight disappearing guns.

Battery Ayers: two 12-inch counterweight disappearing guns.

Battery Richmond: two 12-inch counterweight disappearing guns.

Battery Barry: two 10-inch counterweight disappearing guns.

Battery Upton: two 10-inch counterweight disappearing guns.

Battery Dix: two 12-inch counterweight disappearing guns.

Battery Mills: two 6-inch counterweight disappearing guns.

Battery Hudson: two 12-inch counterweight disappearing guns, one 6-inch counterweight disappearing gun, one-4.7 inch rapid fire gun.

Battery Barbour: two-6 inch counterweight disappearing guns, two-4.7 inch rapid fire guns.

Battery Turnbull: six 3-inch rapid fire guns.

Battery Bacon: two 3-inch rapid fire guns.

Battery Catlin: six 3-inch rapid fire guns.

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