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Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Pattern Shop, Near State Highway 37, Vallejo, Solano County, CA



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B&W Photos

HB180096
1932 View Of Building No

HB180097
1913 View Of Building No

HB180098
View Of Building No

HB180099
Building No

HB180100
Building No

HB180101
Building No

HB180102
Building No

HB180103
Building No

HB180104
Building No

HB180105
Building No

HB180106
Building No


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Item Title


Location
Near State Highway 37, Vallejo, CA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER CA-3-B
Building/structure dates: 1854 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1979 demolished
National Register Number: 75002103
Significance: Mare Island was established by Commander (later Admiral) David Glasgow Farragut as the first Naval base in California. Building No. 53 was a prime example of an industrial building constructed by the U.S. Navy in the 19th Century.

Subjects
Navies
State Flags
Public Works


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. 1932 view of Building No. 53, interior.
2. 1913 view of Building No. 53, interior.
3. View of Building No. 53, interior, showing Sail Loft, taken in 1951.
5. Building No. 53, first floor, West end, interior view.
6. Building No. 53, second floor, Sail Loft, west end, interior view.
7. Building No. 53, mezzanine, Sail Loft, interior view.
8. Building No. 53, North and East (front) elevation.
9. Building No. 53, second floor, Sail Loft, East end, interior view.
10. Building No. 53, South and West (front) elevation.
11. Building No. 53, West (front) elevation.
12. Building No. 53, East (rear) elevation.


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