Rocky Point Command Post
Fort McGilvray, HD Seward
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The Rocky Point Command Post is located on a bluff to the northeast of South Beach at an elevation of approximately 125 feet above sea level. The command post consists of four rooms: an observation room, a latrine and two rooms of unknown function. There is also a semi-collapsed wood frame addition over the entrance. The main part of the facility has a concrete floor and half-height concrete walls; the remainder of the walls and the roof are of wooden construction.

Documentation on this facility is incomplete and disagrees with observations of the actual installation. It is fairly well documented that by 1944 the structure was used as the Battery Command station for the 155-mm battery at Rocky Point. However, the Rocky Point Command Post is larger and more complex than a typical BC station, suggesting that it may originally have served other functions.







Looking northeast at the collapsed addition and the observation room.
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The northeast side of the installation.
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The collapsed addition, looking east.
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The observation window.
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Observation Room



Looking northeast in the observation room.
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Looking southwest in the observation room.
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Detail of light fixture.
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Looking east in the observation room.
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Detail of wooden telephone boxes.
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Middle Room and Latrine



Looking south in the middle room. Doors to the observation room (left) and the addition (right).
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Looking north in the middle room. Door to the rear room.
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Looking in to the latrine.
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Looking west in the middle room. Doors to the addition (center) and latrine (right).
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The east corner of the middle room.
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Detail of tagged telephone lines. Inset is detail of one tag.
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Rear Room



South corner of the rear room.
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Looking northeast, door to the middle room.
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Looking west in the rear room.
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Detail of ceiling construction.
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Documents
Form 2 
Plot PlanAugust 21, 1944




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