Historic California Posts, Camps,
Stations and Airfields
Fort Ord Amphibious Training Area
On or about 2 December 1942, the U.S.
Government acquired 371.302 lease acres (the historical files
do not list this acreage, however, they were listed on the real
estate map), and on 31 December 1943, they acquired 123.03 permit
acres. Total acreage acquired for the subject site was 494.332.
The site was known as Fort Ord Amphibious
Training Area Military Reservation; and Fort Ord Amphibious Training
Center, CA. The site was situated in Monterey County, 2 1/2 miles
east of the City of Monterey, and used by the Army as an amphibious
training area. Records do not indicate if there were any improvements.
On 31 December 1948, 113.03 permit acres
were terminated. On 30 September 1952, 10.00 permit acres were
terminated. According to the real estate map, the 371.302 lease
acres were terminated between 1947 and 1952. Records do not indicate
if restoration was required.
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