Battery Putnam
Fort Worden, HD Puget Sound
A.M.T.B. btry Ft. Flagler.

Construction on Battery Putnam was begun in 1903 and it was transferred to the Coast Artillery in May 1907. Mounting two 3-inch rapid fire guns, Battery Putnam was in service until the end of WW II. After the war, the gun carriages were sold for scrap and the gun-tubes were put into storage for use as spares at Battery Walker.








Looking southeast at the battery.
April 2004
The #2 emplacement.
April 2004
Looking southeast at the #2 emplacement.
April 2004
The #1 emplacement.
April 2004
Detail of copper lining in the gutter.
April 2004
Looking northeast at the battery.
April 2004
Looking east at the #1 emplacement.
April 2004
The #2 emplacement.
April 2004
Looking south at the #1 emplacement.
April 2004







RCWs
Form 7January, 1920
Form 1August, 1921
Form 1April, 1932
Field of Fire mapAugust, 1944
Description of Fire control
(Btry Putnam at bottom of page)
1944




Access info:
Battery Putnam is part of Fort Worden State Park and is open to the public.

The battery is located on the bluff to the north of the park office, and parking is available in the general area.



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