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Everett is a city on the northeast coast of Puget Sound. It was a significant port and a center for lumber and shingle production.
Paine Field (122.28W
47.91N) was located nearby. At the time war broke out in the
Pacific, Paine Field based 54
Interceptor Group with 75 P-39. The Navy funded the establishment in 1942 of a shipyard here under Everett-Pacific Shipbuliding & Dry Dock Company. This yard constructed smaller ships such as net tenders, tugs, and floating dry docks.
"A Brief History of Everett, Washington" (2009; accessed 2013-12-26)
Colton (accessed 2013-12-26)
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