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U.S. Naval Base, Pearl Harbor, Small Craft Berthing Facility, Hornet Avenue at Independence Street, Pearl Harbor, Honolulu County, HI



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Documentation compiled after 1968.

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Survey number HAER HI-19
National Register Number: 66000940
Significance: On the morning of 7 December, 1941, the tanker, USS Neosho, was berthed at Wharf F-4 which is located near Berthing Facility S375. It had just completed discharging aviation fuel to the nearby tank farm at Ford Island when the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor began at 0755. There was a concern that if the Neosho was struck and exploded, the nearby tank farm and the battleships, Maryland, Tennessee and West Virginia would also be destroyed. However, by 0810 the Neosho's skipper, Captain John S. Phillips had the ship's AA battery firing at the enemy aircraft. By 0842 the Neosho was under way to clear the focal point of the attack and headed for Berth M-3 at Merry's Point. Berthing Facility S375 was constructed in 1943 to provide berthing for small craft. The U.S. Naval Base at Pearl Harbor was designated as a National Historic Landmark in 1964. As a Category 3 structure, it has been determined that Facility S375 functioned as part of the Pearl Harbor Naval Base, but is only of minor importance to the historic character of the National Historic Landmark.

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Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

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