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Washington Navy Yard

Type   Factory, Shipyard
Historical Name of Location   Washington, United States

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Washington Navy Yard Timeline

1 Jul 1939 (appx date) Planning of the new Essex-class carrier began at the United States Navy's Bureau of Ships at the Washington Navy Yard.

Photographs

Aircraft carrier USS Langley (Langley-class) alongside the Washington Navy Yard, Washington, DC, United States, 3 Jul 1923. The white building at the photo’s top left is the present day National Museum of the Navy.Charles Lindbergh prepared to disembark from Memphis at the Washington Navy Yard, Washington DC, United States upon his return from Europe after his pioneering trans-Atlantic flight, 11 Jun 1927
See all 13 photographs of Washington Navy Yard



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WW2-Era Place Name Washington, United States
Lat/Long 38.8733, -76.9969
Washington Navy Yard Photo Gallery
Aircraft carrier USS Langley (Langley-class) alongside the Washington Navy Yard, Washington, DC, United States, 3 Jul 1923. The white building at the photo’s top left is the present day National Museum of the Navy.Charles Lindbergh prepared to disembark from Memphis at the Washington Navy Yard, Washington DC, United States upon his return from Europe after his pioneering trans-Atlantic flight, 11 Jun 1927
See all 13 photographs of Washington Navy Yard


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"With Germany arming at breakneck speed, England lost in a pacifist dream, France corrupt and torn by dissension, America remote and indifferent... do you not tremble for your children?"

Winston Churchill, 1935