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Operational Archives Branch
Naval Historical Center
805 Kidder Breese Street SE
Washington Navy Yard, DC 20374-5060

Records of the
Base Maintenance Division, Field Liaison and Records Section,

Scope and Content Note

This division was concerned with the establishment and maintenance of foreign-based installations of the U.S. Navy. The records include general correspondence, brief histories of overseas bases, data on the shipment of functional components, the activities of construction battalions, and various specialized base maintenance units operating in the field. Additionally there are charts and photographs of bases, and a set of the division's Current Summary of U.S. Naval Overseas Bases (1943-1957). The records were received in disarrangement and were organized into various series by the Archives. A detailed checklist is available.

Preferred Citation

This collection should be cited as Records of the Base Maintenance Division, Operational Archives Branch, Naval Historical Center, Washington, D.C.


63 cubic feet

2 July 2003