Calf Island Military Reservation
|Calf Island Military Reservation|
|Part of Harbor Defenses of Boston|
SCR-268 radar in Casablanca, Morocco in WWII
|Controlled by||Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area|
|Built by||United States Army|
|Battles/wars||World War II|
In 1920 there was a proposal to build a naval-type turret with two 16-inch guns on Great Brewster Island, but this was not implemented. Calf Island was also considered, but the battery was finally built (without a turret) as Fort Duvall.
The site today
The site today consists of the foundation of the observation tower.
- Parkman, pp. 123-125
- Harbor Defenses of Boston at NorthAmericanForts.com
- Berhow, Mark A., Ed. (2015). American Seacoast Defenses, A Reference Guide, Third Edition. McLean, Virginia: CDSG Press. ISBN 978-0-9748167-3-9.
- Lewis, Emanuel Raymond (1979). Seacoast Fortifications of the United States. Annapolis: Leeward Publications. ISBN 978-0-929521-11-4.
- Parkman, Aubrey (1978). Army Engineers in New England 1775-1975. Waltham, MA: US Army Corps of Engineers, New England Division.