Battery Yates, Marin County, CA
The remnants of Battery Yates in Marin County, California near the Golden Gate Bridge. Battery Yates was a reinforced concrete, Endicott Period 3 inch coastal gun battery on Fort Baker. The battery was named after Capt. George W. Yates, 7th U.S. Cavalry, killed at the Battle of Little Big Horn, 25 Jun 1876. Battery construction started in April 1903, was completed in December 1903 and transferred to the Coastal Artillery for use 8 Jun 1905 at a cost of $ 41,406.82. Deactivated in 1943.
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