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Naval History and Heritage Command #NH 63496
47.269N) is located on the southeast coast of Puget Sound.
It is an important port and had a major new Maritime Commission
Shipbuilding Corporation, with eight ways for construction of standard
cargo ships by the end of 1940. Seattle-Tacoma was converted to Naval
construction in March 1942, continued to expand, and produced a number
of destroyers, frigates
Murray, located close
to the port, was an important mustering point for troops shipping out
to the Pacific. By the end of the war, a Continental Advanced Base Depot and naval barracks had been established here.
"Building the Navy's Bases" (1947; accessed 2011-7-7)
"U.S. Naval Activities By State" (1945; accessed 2011-7-7)
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