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Naval Operating Base Dutch Harbor & Fort Mears, Civilian Contractor`s Barracks, Unalaska, Aleutian Islands, AK



B&W Photos

HB3756
Corner, Looking Southeast

HB3757
Corner, Looking Northeast

HB3758
Interior, Showing Single Room


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Item Title


Location
Civilian Contractor`s Barracks, Unalaska, AK

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS AK-34-M
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-16).
Building/structure dates: 1942 initial construction
National Register Number: 85002733
Significance: This was built to house employees of Siems Drake Puget Sound, the contractor that undertook construction on the navy and army installations between 1940 and 1943. The building is typical of enlisted man barracks. / The Civilian Contractor's Barracks was erected to house the employees of Siems Drake Puget Sound, the contractor that undertook Navy and Army construction work on the Naval and Army bases between 1940 and 1943. The structure provides a typical example of barracks constructed for enlisted men on Naval bases throughout the U.S. and its territories. Materials Notes: Wood frame with wood horizontal siding and wood roof shingles.

Subjects
Barracks


Related Names
Office Of The Quartermaster General


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. CORNER, LOOKING SOUTHEAST
2. CORNER, LOOKING NORTHEAST
3. INTERIOR, SHOWING SINGLE ROOM


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