1943 Fleet City 1946

1943 Fleet City 1946 (HM1RRO)

Location: Pleasanton, CA 94568 Alameda County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 42.123', W 121° 53.909'

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Shoemaker, California

During World War II 3,396 acres were purchased for the largest naval installation in the U.S.. Three navy bases sat adjacent to each other in an area known as Fleet City. Camp Parks located along Dougherty Road, The U.S. Naval Hospital among Tassajara Road with Camp Shoemaker in between.

Camp Parks was the western home for the Navy Construction Battalion, or "Seabees." Camp Shoemaker (decommissioned, 1946) was the U.S. Naval Personnel and Distribution Center with disbursing responsibility for 32,000men and women. The U.S. Naval Hospital admitted nearly 46,000 patients during its shot existence.
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HM NumberHM1RRO
Series This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series
Year Placed1997
Placed ByE Clampus Vitus, Joaquin Murrieta Chapter #13 with thanks to the volunteers of the Camp Parks Museum
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, April 18th, 2016 at 5:02pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 597101 N 4173328
Decimal Degrees37.70205000, -121.89848333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 42.123', W 121° 53.909'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 42' 7.38" N, 121° 53' 54.54" W
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Area Code(s)925, 510, 831
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Iron Horse Regional Trail, Pleasanton CA 94568, US
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