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Photographs of Cape May

Battery 223 (5)

N 3855.898 W07457.342

Built in 1943 and had two 6-inch M1 guns on M3 barbette carriages.
{see "American Seacoast Defenses" 2nd Ed. page 104}


The rear of the battery

Overhead view from the lighthouse (high tide)

Rear (you can see both gun pads in this picture)

Overhead (low tide)

Side with gun emplacement #2

Side with gun emplacement #1

Beach replentishment late 2004.
(Photo courtesy of Cape May Point State Park)

All gun emplacements are now buried.
(Photo courtesy of Cape May Point State Park)

Door #1

Door #2

Gun Block #1

AMTB Battery 7

An anti-motor torpedo boat battery built in 1943 consisting of
four 90mm guns - two on fixed mounts and two on mobile mounts.
{see "American Seacoast Defenses" 2nd Ed. page 80}

Directly behind were TNT igloo-style magazines and two 30-inch
searchlight towers.
This photograph from the 1950's shows the remaining gun blocks.
Note the hut on Battery 223 - used for the Navy's radar equipment.


(Photo courtesy of Cape May Point State Park).

Temporary Battery 25

A set of four 155mm GPF guns with Panama mounts, installed in 1942.
This battery was directly in front of Battery 223. Since 223 is now in
the water, the 155's are also.
{see "American Seacoast Defenses" 2nd Ed. page 190}
The following images from the 1970's show Battery 223 gun pad #1 and 155 position #1.


(courtesy of Cape May Point State Park)

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