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    Temwen Island Ponape State Federated States of Micronesia
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Location
Located to the southeast of Pohnpei (Ponape) in the Madolenihmw District. The the site of the ruins of Nan Madol, the capital of the Saudeleur dynasty dating back to the 12th-13th century.

Temwen Gun Fortress
Japanese built coastal defense fortress defending the entrance to Madolenihmw Harbor. At this location were emplaced four 150mm Naval Guns. Behind them were concrete ammunition storage lockers, each with a metal door.

6" Naval Gun (No. 1)
Emplaced at Temwen

6" Naval Gun (No. 2)
Emplaced at Temwen

6" Naval Gun (No. 3)
Emplaced at Temwen

6" Naval Gun (No. 4)
Emplaced at Temwen

Training Gun
Emplaced at Temwen

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Last Updated
January 11, 2018

 

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