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#751:  Site of First US Naval Station in the Pacific

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Location:

Corner of Mare Island Way and Tennessee St, Vallejo

38.109721,-122.264083

 

 

Plaque:

State Plaque

Notes:

None


From the Guidebook:

Mare Island Navy Yard was established September 16, 1854 by Commander David G. Farragut, U.S.N., on a site selected in 1852 by a commission headed by Commodore John D. Sloat, U.S.N. Mare Island had the Navy's first shipyard, ammunition depot, hospital, Marine barracks, cemetery, chapel, and radio station in the Pacific.



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