Battery Langdon

Battery Langdon (HM1630)

Location: Pensacola Beach, FL 32561 Escambia County
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 19.62', W 87° 17.652'

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1917-1947

— Fort Pickens —

Langdon was first built as two open firing platforms.During World War II, Langdon's 12-inch rifles were roofed with a17-foot thick concrete casemates. But amphibious and missile warfare made harbor defense guns obsolete.
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HM NumberHM1630
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Placed ByGulf Islands National Seashore-National Park Service
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Date Added Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 4:35am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16R E 471718 N 3355057
Decimal Degrees30.32700000, -87.29420000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 19.62', W 87° 17.652'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 19' 37.20" N, 87° 17' 39.12" W
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Area Code(s)850
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1402-1404 Fort Pickens Rd, Pensacola Beach FL 32561, US
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