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Fort Flagler (122.679W 48.097N) was established in 1897 at the north tip of Marrowstone Island, overlooking the main entrance to Puget Sound from the southeast. The coastal artillery here featured 2 12" guns, 8 12" mortars and four 3" rapid-fire rifles. These were manned by 3 officers and 86 men of 14 Coastal Artillery Regiment.
Together with Fort Worden and Fort Casey, Fort Flagler was said to make up a "Triangle of Fire" guarding the entrance to Puget Sound.
The fortress was closed in 1953.
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