ANTI MOTOR TORPEDO BOAT GUN PLACEMENT
AMTB-964 on Peaks Island
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This Gun Site replaced Guns of Battery Cravens

The Anti-Motor-Torpedo-Boat (AMTB) 90mm gun M1 on mount was developed in 1941 to provide a weapon that was effective against fast torpedo boats, aircraft, and land targets. It could be controlled manually or automatically through a remote control system. A protective shield was installed around the gun and allowed crew access and gun loading through the rear. Many AMTB batteries were installed in American harbors
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An un-covered 90mm Gun in Alaska



An old gun mount