In early years, skilled workers build and repaired wooden sloops, frigates, and ships of the line, using hand tools and muscle power. During World War II, specialized crews of welders, pipe fitters and electricians worked round-the clock to build and overhaul steel warships.
Decommissioned as a naval facility in 1974, the yard adapted again, becoming space for homes, businesses, and recreation. More than 30 of the most historic acres of the yard now form part of Boston National Historic Park
|Placed By||Boston National Historical Charleston Navy Yard -National Park Service U.S. Department of the Interior|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Saturday, October 11th, 2014 at 11:18pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||19T E 330709 N 4693324|
|Decimal Degrees||42.37376667, -71.05616667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 42° 22.426', W 71° 3.37'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||42° 22' 25.56" N, 71° 3' 22.20" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||617, 781, 857|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 20 1st Ave, Boston MA 02129, US|
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