Searchlight #22
Fort Abercrombie, HD Kodiak
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The Coast Artillery installed Searchlight #22 on the north side of Miller Point, covering part of the channel between Kodiak and Spruce Islands. The installation included a combined power plant and searchlight shelter as well as a Distant Electric Control station (DEC), from which operators controlled the light.



DEC Station


Looking northwest at the station.
July 2005
The front of the station.
July 2005
Inside the station, looking north.
July 2005
Looking south inside the station.
July 2005
A drain pipe exits the hillside just below the station.
July 2005



Searchlight Shelter


Looking southwest at the shelter.
July 2005
Inside the shelter, looking northwest.
July 2005
The east, or searchlight, side of the shelter.
July 2005
The west, power plant, side of the shelter.
July 2005







Documents
Detail map of area.September 1944
Area of Illumination map. 




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