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Hunters Point Naval Shipyard, Drydock No. 4, San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA



B&W Photos

HB160983
Aerial View Looking South At Dry Docks 2 And 3

HB160984
Aerial View (altitude 3,000 Ft.) Looking Northwest At The Start Of Construction Of Dry Dock No

HB160985
Aerial View Looking South Showing Dry Dock No

HB160986
Aerial View (altitude 2,000 Ft.) Looking North Showing Dry Dock No

HB160987
Aerial View (altitude 5,000 Ft.) Looking Southeast Showing Dry Dock No

HB160988
Aerial View Of The Hunters Point Naval Shipyard With Dry Dock No

HB160989
Aerial View Of Hunters Point Naval Shipyard Looking To The Northwest

HB160990
Aerial View Of Hunters Point Naval Shipyard With Dry Dock No

HB160991
Site Excavations For Dry Dock No

HB160992
View Looking Northwest At Excavation Into Serpentine Rock

HB160993
View Looking North Showing Excavation Of Point Avisadero

HB160994
View Of Dry Dock No

HB160995
View Of Battleship Uss Iowa In Dry Dock No

HB160996
View Of Dry Dock No

HB160997
View Looking East Showing Flooding Of Dry Dock No

HB160998
Aircraft Carrier Uss Midway Leaving Dry Dock No

HB160999
View Of Floor Of Dry Dock No

HB161000
View Of North Side Dock Wall Showing Utility Galleries (11/19/85).

HB161001
View Of Initiation Of Docking For The Uss Enterprise, Showing Vessel Approaching Entrance To Dock (11/28/85).

HB161002
Docking Of The Uss Enterprise (11/28/85).

HB161003
Docking Of The Uss Enterprise With Vessel Entering Dock (11/28/85).

HB161004
Docking Of The Uss Enterprise With Vessel Positioned Over Blocks And Pump-down Of The Dock To Commence (11/28/85).

HB161005
View, Looking East, Of Uss Enterprise In Dry Dock No

HB161006
Pump Room Interior-dewatering Pump Motor On Upper Level

HB161007
Pump Room Interior-drainage Pump Motor On Lower Level.

HB161008
Pump Room Interior-dewatering Pump Motor Control Center.

HB161009
Pump Room Interior-drainage Pump Motor Control Center With Main Valve Control Panel At Right.

HB161010
Pump Room Interior-main Valve Control Panel With Status Indicators For Main Flooding/dewatering Valves And Gates.

HB161011
Pump Room Interior-tide Level And Dock Water Level Indicators.

HB161012
Pump Room Interior-pump Output Indicators.

HB161013
Pump Room Interior-dewatering Pump Suction And Discharge Pressure Indicators.

HB161014
Pump Room Interior-main Dewatering Pump Blade Pitch Indicator.

HB161015
Drawing R-268 (1916), 'record Of Wash Borings And Test Piles Taken In Vicinity Of Hunters Point, Cal.'; Showing Site In 1916 With Dry Docks 1 And 2 And Without Dry Dock No

HB161016
Yards & Docks (y & D) Drawing 216244 (1943), 'dry Dock Bilge Block And Drainage Layout'; Showing Basic Dry Dock Floor Plan And Sectional View.

HB161017
Public Works Department (pwd) Drawing 11,654-s-8 (1988), 'hunters Point Dry Dock #4 Service Dry Dock No

HB161018
Y&d Drawing 216238 (1944), 'dry Dock Track Work Reinforcing Steel Detail For Outer Crane Rail Beams And Columns-sta 1+20.75 To Sta 2+03.67 North Side'; Typical Detail Drawing.

HB161019
Pwd Drawing 11,654-m-35 (1987), 'dry Dock No

HB161020
Y&d Drawing 216455 (1942), 'dry Dock 4 General Arrangement Sections F-f, G-g, H-h, I-i'; Sectional Views Through Pump Room, Flooding And Dewatering Chambers.

HB161021
Y&d Drawing 216456 (1943), 'general Arrangement Section J-j', Longitudinal View Through Pump Room And Discharge Culvert.

HB161022
Y&d Drawing 304318 (1944), 'dry Dock No

HB161023
Y&d Drawing 304318 (1944), 'dry Dock No

HB161024
Y&d Drawing 304318 (1944), 'dry Dock No

HB161025
Y&d Drawing 304318 (1944), 'dry Dock No

HB161026
Y&d Drawing 304320 (1944), 'dry Dock No

HB161027
Y&d Drawing 304320 (1944), 'dry Dock No

HB161028
Y&d Drawing 304320 (1944), 'dry Dock No

HB161029
Y&d Drawing 304320 (1944), 'dry Dock No

HB161030
Y&d Drawing 304320 (1944), 'dry Dock No

HB161031
Y&d Drawing 364329 (1944), 'dry Dock No

HB161032
Y&d Drawing 364329 (1944), 'dry Dock No

HB161033
Y&d Drawing 364329 (1944), 'dry Dock No

HB161034
Y&d Drawing 364329 (1944), 'dry Dock No

HB161035
Y&d Drawing 194714 (1942), 'dry Dock No

HB161036
Y&d Drawing 194714 (1942), 'dry Dock No

HB161037
Y&d Drawing 194714 (1942), 'dry Dock No

HB161038
Y&d Drawing 194714 (1942), 'dry Dock No


Data Pages


Photo Caption Pages


Item Title


Location
Drydock No. 4, San Francisco, CA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER CA-181-A
Building/structure dates: 1943 initial construction
Significance: Dry Dock No. 4 appears to be eligible for listing in the National Register of Historic Places for its association with the events and patterns identified in the defense of the United States during World War II and as a significant marine engineering entity.

Related Names
Frear, Hugo
Pacific Bridge Company


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. Aerial view looking south at Dry Docks 2 and 3. A battleship (possibly the USS PENNSYLVANIA or USS ARIZONA) is in Dock 3. Future Dry Dock 4 site and Point Avisadero is in the upper right corner of photo (1935). Photographer unknown.
2. Aerial view (altitude 3,000 ft.) looking northwest at the start of construction of Dry Dock No. 4. Note the extent of excavations and portion of cofferdam in place at lower center of site (8/13/42). Photographer: C. C. George.
3. Aerial view looking south showing Dry Dock No. 4 (left-center) under construction. The cofferdam is clearly visible. Also note the excavation for the pump room at the left (east) end of the dock excavation and excavated step for the counterfort retaining wall extending to the right of the pump room (1/3/43). Photographer unknown.
4. Aerial view (altitude 2,000 ft.) looking north showing Dry Dock No. 4 (upper left) under construction. Cofferdam is still in place. Note caisson sitting in caisson seat at east end of dock (2/8/43). Photographer: A. E. Weed, CPHoM.
5. Aerial view (altitude 5,000 ft.) looking southeast showing Dry Dock No. 4. completed (top center). Note major expansion of land mass to south of Dry Dock No. 4 resulting from placement of excavated soils and rock prior to and during construction (8/3/43). Photographer: Mr. Rudnick, PHoM 2/C.
6. Aerial view of the Hunters Point Naval Shipyard with Dry Dock No. 4 in the approximate center of photo (1953). Photographer unknown.
7. Aerial view of Hunters Point Naval Shipyard looking to the northwest. Dry Dock No. 4 is in the approximate center of the complex (9/30/66). Photographer unknown.
8. Aerial view of Hunters Point Naval Shipyard with Dry Dock No. 4 in center, looking southwest (3/27/67). Photographer unknown.
9. Site excavations for Dry Dock No. 4, view looking southeast. Note cofferdam at extreme top of site (9/5/42). Photographer unknown.
10. View looking northwest at excavation into serpentine rock. Formwork at left is for pump room. Partially completed caisson is in foreground. Portion of Point Avisadero visible at right (12/17/42). Photographer unknown.
11. View looking north showing excavation of Point Avisadero. Site of Dry Dock No. 4 is to right of photograph (12/17/42) and is seen in extension photograph number 12 below. Photographer unknown.
12. View of Dry Dock No. 4 site, looking east, excavations nearing completion. Note concrete floor already poured and excavated steps in walls for counterfort retaining walls (12/17/42). Photographer unknown.
13. View of battleship USS IOWA in Dry Dock No. 4, looking northeast (1945). Photographer unknown.
14. View of Dry Dock No. 4 showing double-docking of two US Navy frigates (8/66). Photographer unknown.
15. View looking east showing flooding of Dry Dock No. 4 preparatory to undocking of the aircraft carrier USS MIDWAY (12/68). Photographer unknown.
16. Aircraft carrier USS MIDWAY leaving Dry Dock No. 4 after conversion (12/68). Photographer unknown.
17. View of floor of Dry Dock No. 4, looking westerly, showing placement of blocks to support docking of the USS ENTERPRISE (11/19/85).
18. View of north side dock wall showing utility galleries (11/19/85).
19. View of initiation of docking for the USS ENTERPRISE, showing vessel approaching entrance to dock (11/28/85).
20. Docking of the USS ENTERPRISE (11/28/85).
21. Docking of the USS ENTERPRISE with vessel entering dock (11/28/85).
22. Docking of the USS ENTERPRISE with vessel positioned over blocks and pump-down of the dock to commence (11/28/85).
23. View, looking east, of USS ENTERPRISE in Dry Dock No. 4 with dock pumped down (11/86).
24. Pump Room interior-dewatering pump motor on upper level. Note the removable roof hatch (steel frame) directly above motor. Dewatering pumps motor control center at left
25. Pump Room interior-drainage pump motor on lower level.
26. Pump Room interior-Dewatering pump motor control center.
27. Pump Room interior-Drainage pump motor control center with main valve control panel at right.
28. Pump Room interior-Main valve control panel with status indicators for main flooding/dewatering valves and gates.
29. Pump Room interior-Tide level and dock water level indicators.
30. Pump Room interior-Pump output indicators.
31. Pump Room interior-Dewatering pump suction and discharge pressure indicators.
32. Pump Room interior-Main dewatering pump blade pitch indicator.
33. Drawing R-268 (1916), 'Record Of Wash Borings and Test Piles Taken In Vicinity Of Hunters Point, Cal.'; showing site in 1916 with Dry Docks 1 and 2 and without Dry Dock No. 4.
34. Yards & Docks (Y & D) Drawing 216244 (1943), 'Dry Dock Bilge Block And Drainage Layout'; showing basic dry dock floor plan and sectional view.
35. Public Works Department (PWD) Drawing 11,654-S-8 (1988), 'Hunters Point Dry Dock #4 Service Dry Dock No. 4 Gallery, Separation Walls and Ladders-Plan'; basic dry dock plan view at coping elevation.
36. Y&D Drawing 216238 (1944), 'Dry Dock Track Work Reinforcing Steel Detail For Outer Crane Rail Beams And Columns-STA 1+20.75 To STA 2+03.67 North Side'; typical detail drawing.
37. PWD Drawing 11,654-M-35 (1987), 'Dry Dock No. 4 Utility Low Pressure Sensors-Hunters Point'; showing basic plan view at upper level of pump room.
38. Y&D Drawing 216455 (1942), 'Dry Dock 4 General Arrangement Sections F-F, G-G, H-H, I-I'; sectional views through pump room, flooding and dewatering chambers.
39. Y&D Drawing 216456 (1943), 'General Arrangement Section J-J', longitudinal view through pump room and discharge culvert.
40. Y&D Drawing 304318 (1944), 'Dry Dock No. 4 Plan Drainage, Pump Room And Sections'. Lower Rt. Quadrant
41. Y&D Drawing 304318 (1944), 'Dry Dock No. 4 Plan Drainage, Pump Room And Sections'. Lower Lt. Quadrant.
42. Y&D Drawing 304318 (1944), 'Dry Dock No. 4 Plan Drainage, Pump Room and Sections'. Upper Lt. Quadrant.
43. Y&D Drawing 304318 (1944), 'Dry Dock No. 4 Plan Drainage, Pump Room And Sections'. Upper Rt. Quadrant.
44. Y&D Drawing 304320 (1944), 'Dry Dock No. 4 Longitudinal Section Pumping Chamber'. Lower Rt. Quadrant.
45. Y&D Drawing 304320 (1944), 'Dry Dock No. 4 Longitudinal Section Pumping Chamber'. Lower Lt. Quadrant.
46. Y&D Drawing 304320 (1944), 'Dry Dock No. 4 Longitudinal Section Pumping Chamber'. Upper Lt. Quadrant.
47. Y&D Drawing 304320 (1944), 'Dry Dock No. 4 Longitudinal section Pumping Chamber'. Upper Lt. Quadrant (more detail).
48. Y&D Drawing 304320 (1944), 'Dry Dock No. 4 Longitudinal Section Pumping Chamber'. Upper Rt. Quadrant.
49. Y&D Drawing 364329 (1944), 'Dry Dock No. 4 Pumping Plant Longitudinal Section. Lower Rt. Quadrant.
50. Y&D Drawing 364329 (1944), 'Dry Dock No. 4 Pumping Plant Longitudinal Section. Lower Lt. Quadrant
51. Y&D Drawing 364329 (1944), 'Dry Dock No. 4 Pumping Plant Longitudinal Section. Upper Lt. Quadrant
52. Y&D Drawing 364329 (1944), 'Dry Dock No. 4 Pumping Plant Longitudinal Section. Upper Rt. Quadrant.
53. Y&D Drawing 194714 (1942), 'Dry Dock No. 4 Caisson, Profiles And Sections. Lower Rt. Quadrant.
54. Y&D Drawing 194714 (1942), 'Dry Dock No. 4 Caisson, Profiles And Sections. Lower Lt. Quadrant.
55. Y&D Drawing 194714 (1942), 'Dry Dock No. 4 Caisson, Profiles And Sections. Upper Lt. Quadrant.
56. Y&D Drawing 194714 (1942), 'Dry Dock No. 4 Caisson, Profiles And Sections. Upper Rt. Quadrant.


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