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FORT GREELY KODIAK ALASKA
MKD. HOLD FOR FC PROJECT
FOR PROJECT RAD-9-148''
This was a World War II radar installation. It is one of three SCR-296A installations near Kodiak. The others are at Long Island and Ft. Abercrombie. There was also an SCR-582 radar at Deer Point, Long Island, Kodiak.
Telephone cables from Round Top included a 101 pair 19 gauge cable 6550 or 7534 feet (?) to Miller Field and a 26 pair 19 gauge cable 7611 feet to Cape Greville.
|Quonset seen from the tower.|
|Main rectangular metal radar equipment building.|
|Wooden water tower|
|Main radar building as seen from the water tower|
|This pile of timbers is all that remains of the Group No. 1 command and observation post. It was a 50-foot, single-level wooden tower completed 17 November 1943. This tower was equipped with an M1 DPF, class 4, and an SCR-828 FM radio to communicate with the plotting room near St. Peter's Head.|