REVETMENT - HISTORY
Sand Point Naval Air Station
On this air station the revetments were stocked armaments to load onto war planes.

A revetment is a barricade
that provides shelter
against bomb fragments.


The Base Compass as shown in the 1944 map has been gone since Magnuson Park was established.  the area is now covered with an athletic field.

Bldg. 54 is a High Explosive Magazine.

Bldg. 55 is a High Explosive Magazine.

R-7 REVETMENT as visible in 2007 map
See 1953 Image




R-11 REVETMENT as visible in 2007 map

R-12 REVETMENT as visible in 2007 map


B17 in Earth banked  Revetment


 
An Earth Revetment as those existing today appear.


A concrete Revetment

A 1943 image of a B-24 Liberator performing a run-up in the engine maintenance area at Mokyleia field.
Click image for source:   
Courtesy of Tom Kramer

REVETMENT Examples - still in existence can be seen in Guam

Google 2010 Image

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Google 2010 Image


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