Barrett Point Battery (1939 - 1946), Kaien Island
Three 6-inch6-inc chc MK12 guns on MK7MK K7 7 mounts were temporarily emplaced hereh until 1944, when n three 6-inch6- inch MK24 guns, two on MK6 mountsm and one on a MK5 mount, were emplaced. A 6-pounder6- pou ndern Hotchkiss gun w was also here, as well as two 40mm BoforsBofor rsr AA guns and two s se searchlight earchlight positions. The battery observ observationationa post, plotting room,ro oo om, and magazines still exist, but overg overgrowngr rown with vegetation.vegetation . At least one searchlight structure still exists,e ex xists, located on the waterw side of the railroad in front of the b battery site. The ruinss of the Fire Command post still exis exist,st t, located on the land landwarddw ward side of the railroad road.
A Annettett IslaI Island,l d Al Alaskak AA battery,b tt ery, was mannedd b by Canadian troops, andan was commanded by the Prince Rupert Defence Command Command. The Naval signal stationtation was located on East Kinahan Island Island. An anti-submarine magnetic loop indicator station was locatedloc on Ridley Island. nd. The Boom Defence Depot was loc located near Chatham Barracks, the Royal Canadian Navy barracks,bar near where the e present-daypresent- day cruise ship terminal is loca located. Chatham Barracks cks is now the Royal Canadian Legion hall.ha Twelve mobile 40mm0mm Bofors AA guns were located around the docks. The Federal deral Building (present-day( present- day city ha hall) was used as the command centre by the Canadian militar military.y Most war-time construction nstruction was dismantled soon after thet war. The U.S.U. S. Army'sAr rm my's HQAdministration BuildingBuild dingd on First Avenue WestW near the waterfront docks becamee an apartment comp complexpl ex after the war (burned ( burned down in NovemberNo ovembero 2004). A munitionsmu u nitions dump was located behind the c city courthouse ( (site site n now a sunken garden, two tunnels stillst i ll extant). A U.S.U. S. ArmyArm mym military hospital was built at Miller B Bay.ay. Nearby Port Edw Edwardwa ard was also used by the U. U.S.S. Army as ana n ammunition storage e and supply staging area. Twenty ammo o magazines were loc located catedc on Watson Island. A pulp mill is n now on the site there.there e.