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Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Sail Loft, Near State Highway No. 37, Vallejo, Solano County, CA



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Item Title
Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Sail Loft, Near State Highway No. 37, Vallejo, Solano County, CA

Location
Near State Highway No. 37, Vallejo, CA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER CA-3-C
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. 55 was a prime example of an industrial building constructed by the U.S. Navy in the 19th Century.

Subjects
Navies
Shipyards
Boat & Ship Industry


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. Interior view of Building No. 55, taken in 1913.
4. Building No. 55, South and East (rear) elevation.
5. Building No. 55, South and West (front) elevation.
6. Building No. 55, West (front elevation)
7. Building No. 55, second floor, office area, central portion of building.


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