New York Navy Yard file photo [23777]

New York Navy Yard

Type   Shipyard
Historical Name of Location   Brooklyn, New York, United States

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Ships Constructed at New York Navy Yard

ArizonaIowaNorth Carolina
Helena (Saint Louis-class)MissouriPensacola


New York Navy Yard Timeline

6 Jan 1920 USS Arizona departed New York Navy Yard, New York, United States for Guantánamo Bay Naval Base, Cuba.
9 Dec 1936 The keel of Helena was laid down at New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, New York, United States.
27 Oct 1937 The keel of US battleship USS North Carolina (BB-55) was laid down at New York Navy Yard in Brooklyn, New York, United States.
27 Aug 1939 Helena was launched at New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, New York, United States, sponsored by Ms. Elinor Carlyle Gudger, granddaughter of Senator Thomas J. Walsh of Montana, United States.
13 Jun 1940 The battleship USS North Carolina was launched at the New York Navy Yard in Brooklyn, New York, United States.
4 May 1942 USS Marblehead arrived at New York Navy Yard in Brooklyn, New York, United States to repair damages sustained during the Battle of Makassar Strait.
15 Oct 1942 USS Marble completed her repairs New York Navy Yard in Brooklyn, New York, United States and departed for South America.
28 Apr 1944 USS Franklin entered New York Navy Yard, New York, United States for repairs.
30 Oct 1945 USS Wasp arrived at New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, New York, United States, where she would receive minor conversion work to accommodate 400 officer and 5,000 men.
15 Nov 1945 USS Wasp departed New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, New York, United States.

Photographs

US Coast Guard cutter John C. Spencer departing on her maiden voyage to US Territory of Alaska from New York Navy Yard, New York, United States, 19 May 1937USS Oregon in drydock at New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, New York, United States, Sep 1898USS Oregon in drydock at New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, New York, United States, Sep 1898Arizona in the East River, New York City, circa mid-1916. Photo 1 of 2
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Modern Day Location
WW2-Era Place Name Brooklyn, New York, United States
Lat/Long 40.7000, -73.9700
New York Navy Yard Photo Gallery
US Coast Guard cutter John C. Spencer departing on her maiden voyage to US Territory of Alaska from New York Navy Yard, New York, United States, 19 May 1937
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