Naval Gun Factory (Washington Navy Yard)
Facilities Data: World War II

Installation Data
Buildings Data


Installation Data

  1. General

    1. Naval Activities: Naval Gun Factory, including Naval Ordnance Laboratory, Naval Radio Station, Marine Barracks and Receiving Station (excluding facilities at Anacostia), Naval Ordnance Schools and Diving School.

    2. Location: Latitude 38°52'30" N, longitude 77°00;00" W

    3. Date Established: Commissioned 17 March 1800.

    4. Officer in Charge: Superintendent.

    5. Post Office: Naval Gun Factory, Washington 25, D.C.

    6. Telegraph Office: Communications Office, direct line to Western Union.

    7. Radio Office: Naval Radio Station on station.

    8. Railroad Connections: Pennsylvania R.R. freight spur on station. All railroads entering Washington, D.C., 2 miles NW.

    9. Steamship Connections: River and coastwise shipping at Washington, D.C., 11/2 miles W.

    10. Airport Connections: NAS, Anacostia, D.C., 11/2 SW. Washington National Airport, Washington, D.C., 6 miles SW.

    11. Passenger, Baggage, Express & Freight Service: Navy and commercial bus service. Railway Express. Commercial trucking facilities and freight spur on station.

    12. Climatological Data:
      Monthly Averages
        Temp. (°F) Precip. (")             Temp. (°F) Precip. (")
      Jan 33.4 3.55   Jul 76.7 4.71
      Feb 35.3 3.27   Aug 75.0 4.01
      Mar 42.6 3.75   Sep 68.1 3.24
      Apr 53.3 3.27   Oct 57.4 2.84
      May 63.7 3.70   Nov 45.2 2.37
      Jun 72.2 4.13   Dec 36.6 3.32
      Average yearly temperature 54.6°F, maximum 106°F, minimum -15°F.
      Average yearly precipitation 42.2 inches.
      Average yearly snowfall 21.6 inches.
      Prevailing winds: Summer - S, Winter - NW.

    13. Tides: Average tide range 2.9 ft., extreme high 15.2 ft., extreme low -1.9 ft. based on M.L.L.W.

    14. Datum Plane: Elevation 0.0 is 4.5 ft. below M.S.L.

    15. Land: Navy owned: hard 125.4 acres.

  2. Buildings

    1. Total No. of Bldgs.: 132

    2. Floor Area and Volume:
        Classification       Gross Floor Area       Gross Volume
        Administration   384,825 sq. ft.   5,307,278 cu.ft.
        Quarters   234,133   2,937,683
        Storehouses   860,075   14,753,188
        Shops   2,073,172   64,790,515
        Miscellaneous   318,783     6,105,998
        Total   3,870,988 sq. ft.   93,894,662 cu. ft.

    3. Barracks Capacity: 1,800 enlisted men (Part of building in process of conversion for 6 man BOQ)

    4. Housing: 20 family units (plus 7 quarters in process of conversion in existing buildings)

    5. Messing Facilities: 322 officers, 796 enlisted men, 1,750 civilians (4 civilian cafeterias)

    6. Dispensary Facilities: 18 beds.

  1. Waterfront Facilities

    1. Berthing Space: 4,755 lin. ft., depth 21-23 ft. at M.L.W.

    1. Breakwater: Quay walls: Concrete, 2,040 lin. ft., depth 22 ft.

    1. Marine Railways: 1 marine railway, 140 lin. ft., capacity 500 tons (tugs and barges)

  2. Utilities

    1. Telephone Service: Connected to Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Co. Trunk lines: 30 to Washington, D.C. Tie lines: 9 to Navy Department; 5 to Government switchboard; 8 to Receiving Station, Anacostia, D.C.; 1 to Naval Research Laboratory, Anacostia, D.C.; 2 to NAS, Anacostia, D.C.; 1 to Naval Proving Ground, Dahlgren, Va.; 1 to Naval Powder Factory, Indian Head, Md.; 3 to Naval Ordnance Laboratory, White Oak, Md.; 2 to Naval Barracks, Washington, D.C. 52 pay stations. Switchboard: 800 extensions (780 in use), dial, 7-position, multiple, leased. Station underground system 46,560 lin. ft. 1 TWX circuit.

    2. Electric Power: Main source: Navy generators. Auxiliary source: Potomac Electric Power Co., 15,000 kva capacity available. Standby source: Capitol Power Plant Distribution system: 13,200/2,300 volts, 3 wire, 3 phase, 60 cycle. Station underground system 46,560 lin. ft.

    3. Water Supply: Main source: from District of Columbia Water System through 11 pipe lines, 6"-20", pressure 45 psi. Station mains: fresh water 6", 44,370 lin. ft.

    4. Sewage Disposal: Method: connected to District of Columbia disposal system. Capacity: 50,000 persons. Station sanitary sewers: 11/2"-30", 95,540 lin. ft. Station storm sewers: 6"-14'x141/2', 46,200 lin. ft., emptying into Anacostia River.

    5. Gas Supply: Source: Washington Gas Light Co. Station mains: 3", 13,747 lin. ft.

    6. Heating System and Steam Mains: 1 central heating plant: steam, 10 boilers, total 8,232 B.H.P., 495,000 lbs. of steam generated per hour, pressure 145 psi. 8% bleeder steam for heating at 20 psi pressure. Steam mains: 4"-8", 26,560 lin. ft. Condensate returns: 3"-6", 1,600 lin. ft.

    7. Fuel Supply: Anthracite coal: storage capacity 250 tons, handled by crane for use in foundry. Bituminous coal: storage capacity 7,500 tons, handled by conveyor for heating and power plant. Diesel oil: tank capacity 11,500 bbl.; distribution mains 3", length 4,060 ft. Motor gasoline: tank capacity 52,100 gal.

    8. Compressed Air Supply: 15,000 cfm of free air at 100 psi. Mains: 21/2", 41,400 lin. ft.

  3. Railroad, Motor & Other Equipment

    1. Rolling Stock: 1 locomotive (steam, 150 H.P.), 4 locomotives (Diesel, 300 H.P.), 1 locomotive (Diesel, 400 H.P.), 1 locomotive (500 H.P.), 8 box cars, 42 flat cars, 2 dump cars, 10 tank cars, 6 gondolas, 8 gun trucks.

    2. Railroad Tracks: Standard gauge, 9.3 miles.

    3. Railroad Scales: 1 scale (200 tons).

    4. Passenger Vehicles: 13 busses (44 passenger), 1 bus (37 passenger), 1 bus (29 passenger), 3 busses (26 passenger), 1 bus (35 passenger), 1 bus (18 passenger), 1 passenger carryall (7 passenger), 1 station wagon (10 passenger), 45 station wagons (7 passengers), 1 reconnaissance car (7 passenger), 17 sedans, 3 jeeps, 2 service vehicles.

    5. Motor Trucks: 58 stake (21/2-5 ton), 4 canopy (1/2-21/2 ton), 23 dump (11/2-10 ton), 6 dumpster (31/2-6 ton), 8 panel (1/2-11/2 ton), 33 pickup (1/2-11/2 ton), 2 van (11/2-5 ton), 1 box (3 ton), 1 truck tank (1,200 gal.), 10 truck tractors, 1 trailer (50 ton), 3 trailers (30 ton), 4 trailers (20 ton), 2 trailers (15 ton), 1 trailer (912 ton), 2 trailers (10 ton).

    6. Mobile Fire Apparatus: 2 pumpers (750 gpm), 2 pumpers (500 gpm), 6 trailer pumpers (500 gpm each).

    7. Motor Ambulances: 3 ambulances (total 3 stretchers).

    8. Special Motorized Equipment: 4 truck cranes (15 ton), 1 truck crane (10 ton), 4 cranes (5 ton, Krane-Kar Hoist), 1 crane (2 ton, Krane Kar Hoist), 1 sweeper, 2 wreckers, 1 crawler crane (321/2 ton).

    9. Cranes: 1 locomotive (160 ton), 3 locomotive (40 ton), 4 locomotive (30 ton), 2 locomotive (25 ton), 1 locomotive (20 ton), 2 locomotive (15 ton), 3 traveling overhead (336 ton), 1 traveling overhead (250 ton), 1 traveling overhead (224 ton), 2 traveling overhead (135 ton), 1 traveling overhead (125 ton), 327 traveling overhead (25-100 ton), 125 traveling overhead (1-24 ton), 1 jib (100 ton), 32 jib (1-5 ton).

    10. Crane Tracks: 8'9" - 102' gauge, 3,100 lin. ft.

  4. Other Miscellaneous Station Facilities

    1. Streets & Roads:

        Quan.       Navy Owned Equip. (AC) KVA       Volts       Phase
        4   Generators 19,500       2,300   3
        1         " 625       2,300   3
        3   Transformers 500       2,300/230/115   1
        2         " 500       2,400/208/120   3
        2         " 500       2,300/440   3
        1         " 500       2,400/240   3
        1         " 450       2,400/208/120   3
        2         " 300       2,400/480   3
        2         " 300       2,400/208/120   3
        3         " 250       2,400/480/240   1
        1         " 250       2,300/230/115   1
        10         " 250       2,400/240/120   1
        1         " 200       2,300/220   3
        19         " 200       2,300/230/115   1
        20         " 200       2,400/240/120   1
        1         " 150       2,400/240   3
        1         " 150       2,300/230   3
        6         " 150       2,400/240   1
        4         " 150       2,300/115/230   1
        3         " 150       2,400/120   1
        1         " 100       2,400/480/240   3
        1         " 100       2,400/480   3
        10         " 100       2,300/115/230   1
        3         " 100       2,400/480/240   1
        25         " 75       2,400/240/120   1
        3         " 75       2,400/208/120   3
        11         " 50       2,400/240/120   1
        5         " 371/2   2,300/230/115   1
        6         " 371/2   2,400/240/120   1
        9         " 25       2,400/240/120   1
        1         " 25       480/208   3
        3         " 15       2,400/240/120   1
        1         " 10       2,400/240/120   1
        1         " 71/2   50,000/220   1
        1   Rotary Convertors 1,650       13,800/187   3
        1         " 1,650       2,300/186   3
        1         " 1,100       2,300/187   3
        4         " 550       2,300/178   3
        *4   Frequency Changers 1,000 kw
        (ea.)
               
        *Frequency changers for possible backfeeding to the Capitol Power Plant, 60/25 cycle.
         
        ORDNANCE TRANSFORMERS
        Quan.       Navy Owned Equip. (AC) KVA       Volts       Phase
        1   Transformers 7,500       13,800   3
        1         " 3,750       2,300   3
        1         " 1,000       2,400/440   3
        4         " 1,000       2,300   3
        2         " 200       2,400/240/120   1
        Material       Length (mi.)       Avg. Width (ft.)       Area (sq. yds.)
        Concrete   3.11     40     72,981      
        Asphalt   2.97     40     69,696      
        Cobble stone     .39     40       9,152      
        Total   647           151,829      

    2. Sidewalks: Concrete, length 18,533 ft., average width 5 ft.

    3. Automobile Parking Area: Asphalt and crushed stone, 6,140 sq. yds.

    1. Fire Protection: (For water supply, see Item E-32; for mobile fire apparatus, see Item F-43.) Fire Department manned by 22 persons under Fire Chief. Fire Alarm System. 18 buildings equipped with sprinkler systems. 13 buildings equipped with standpipe systems. 1,928 hand extinguishers available. Washington, D.C., Fire Department on call.

    2. Recreational Facilities: Outdoor: 1 swimming pool, 5 tennis courts, 1 athletic field. Indoor: 1 theater, 1 library, 5 bowling alleys, 2 ping-pong tables, 2 pool tables.
Source: US Navy, Bureau of Yards and Docks, Public Works of the Navy Data Book: General Information (Washington, DC: The Bureau, July 1947): 257-261.


Buildings Data

Bldg.
No.
Building
designation
Temp.,
perm.
lease
Material Dimensions Capacity Year
built
Cost
Found-
ation
Super-
structure
Roof Length
(feet)
Width
(feet)
No. of
stories
Height
(feet)
Floor
space
(sq. feet)
Cubic
space
(cu. feet)
WASHINGTON, D.C.
Navy Yard
A Quarters, commandant
Addition
P B B L 91 58 21/2 32 9,600 147,300 1807 $8,000
$3,000
B Quartersof yard
Addition
P B B L 140 21 21/2 23 7,300 101,400 1801 5,000
3,000
C Quarters, officers

    Addition

P B B X 63 24 3   
{ 43
33
}    4,488 48,000 1879 8,000

3,500

D Quarters, officers

    Addition

P B B X 63 24 3    
{ 43
33
} 4,488 48,000 1879 8,000

3,800

E Quarters, officers

    Addition

P B B X 67 26 3   
{ 38
25
} 5,047 56,000 1880 8,750

3,800

F Quarters, officers

    Addition

P B B X 67 28 3   
{ 38
25
} 4,864 59,000 1880 7,000

3,800

G Quarters, officers

    Addition

P B B X 67 24 3   
{ 38
25
} 4,704 51,500 1880 7,600

5,000

H Quarters, officers
    Addition
P B B X 41 101 2    23 4,592 59,500 1880 3,500
10,000
KLM Quarters, officers
    Addition
P B B X 68 45 3    37 8,124 117,500 1868 14,000
2,500
N Quarters, officers
    Addition
P B B L 30 41 2    31 3,841 52,462 1866 5,000
6,200
O Quarters, officers
    Addition
P B B L 30 41 2    31 3,841 51,380 1866 5,000
5,200
R Quarters, officers
    Addition
P B B L 43 34 21/2 23 3,434 40,540 1890 7,000
1,000
S Quarters, officers P B B X 44 18 2    33 2,572 30,860 1907 4,750
T Quarters, officers P B B X 44 17 2    33 2,268 26,200 1898 4,000
V Quarters, officers P B B X 74 22 2    21 3,283 38,700 ---- 10,000
W Quarters, officers P B B X 49 19 2    31 2,394 28,524 1913 5,000
Y Quarters, officers P B B X 46 18 2    30 2,312 26,317 1914 4,500
1 Communications Bldg. P B B L 48 43 2    30 6,366 153,100 1848 22,000
2 Barracks, Marine
   Addition
P J B X 152 47 31/2 52 34,100 506,200 1805 36,898
6,389
7 Storage, vehicle
    Addition
P JB J V 361 29 1    10 8,306 99,240 1848 200
17,000
8 Garage, general repair P J B A 120 46 1    24 6,380 151,125 1918 17,000
21 Lunchroom bldg.
    Addition
P J B L 265 29 2    24 13,600 220,000 1879 18,000
10,396
22 Shop, erecting
  Addition
P JC B XA 265 161 1    64 42,600 2,156,300 1867
1918
22,082
200,400
27 Storehouse, temporary P C B X 30 20 1    13 527 10,200 1896 2,100
28 Receiving & Addition P J B I 250 79 1    35 31,812 794,720 1862 80,000
11,883
29 Miscellaneous stores bldg
    Addition
P BC I I 86 25 1    14 2,150 37,500 1893 7,000
405
33 Shop, west gun carriage
  Addition
P B B L 432 200 1    40 36,067 1,728,200 1885 200,000
42,500
36 Shop, east gun carriage
    Addition
P J B L 432 200 1    39 38,988 1,793,448 1855 200,000
18,797
37 Toilet room, gun carriage shop P J B X 52 10 1    13 542 8,423 1899 3,000
39 Shop, rammer assembly
    Addition
P J B L 62 50 2    35 5,760 250,224 1899 11,243
9,030
40 Gun shop annex P C B A 211 39 2    35 16,880 303,840 1918 45,000
41 Gun shop annex
    Addition
P C B L 427 102 1    60 66,590 3,164,800 1859
1892
448,000
81,000
44 Laboratory
    Addition
P C B L 83 61 3    44 14,712 228,000 1890 50,000
33,000
46 Shop, cartridge case
    Addition
P J B L 306 126 1    33 23,988 814,578 1879 50,000
49,623
53 Waterfront watch box P Q W X 12 10 1    8 120 1,020 1903 165
57 School, ordnance
    Addition
P C B L 153 41 3    40 25,877 340,158 1866 30,000
40,000
58 Barracks, marine
    Addition
P JC B L 180 67 3   38 43,420 573,600 18589 60,000
115,700
59 Garage, commandant

    Addition

P B B X 65 35
{ 1
2
11
20
}
2,946 40,079 1854 2,500

500

60 Out house, quarters A P B W L 14 14 1    9 170 2,194 1807 50
61 Greenhouse, quarters A
    Addition
P B W W 59 9 1    6 1,826 17,100 1848 600
3,500
62 Storehouse, quarters A P B B L 30 14 1    9 426 5,112 1848 300
66 Shop annex, cartridge case P J B X 98 31 1    17 2,954 48,000 1917 12,000
67 Furnace room,
cartridge case shop
    Addition
P J B X 177 43 1    32 6,860 168,840 1858 7,200
20,000
68

 

Chemical warfare bldg

    Addition

P

 

C

 

B

 

A

 

111

 

33

 

1   

 

{ 9
20
} 2,230 38,300

 

1901

 

175

15,150

70 Model basin bldg., experimental P C B X 503 52 1    14 25,766 693,504 1897 105,000
71 Oil tanks near model basin P C B X 36 18 1    15 544 11,862 1898 1,000
73 Broadside mount shop annex
    Addition
P J B L 251 65 1    39 18,214 803,689 1898 83,000
37,000
74 Transportation bldg

    Addition

P C B L 352 55
{ 1
2
}    30 28,586 735,680 1889 27,2240

214,760

75 Magazine, miscellaneous
    Addition
P C B X 31 14 1    14 352 6,141 1905 904
800
76 Shop, breech mechanism
    Addition
P J B L 252 80 1    33 21,891 840,580 1899 110,000
26,000
101 Offices & shop, C.&R.
    Addition
P C B L 224 138
18
3    53 44,260
3,310
889,346
89,400
1899
1944
130,000
200,000
102 Storehouse, foundry metal
    Addition
P C S I 142 32 1    20 4,544 113,600 1902 4,000
10,000
103 Storage, cement & brick P C WI I 102 72 1    42 7,400 355,158 1903 40,000
104 Shop, broadside mount
    Addition
P J B L 251 128 1    39 43,200 1,736,000 1901 172,600
56,300
105 Shop, gunners
    Addition
P J B L 206 60 2    39 22,900 552,700 1901 80,800
3,00
106 Shop, forge,
pneumatic plant
P J B L 42 32 1    23 1,200 36,184 1901 9,180
108 Laboratory &ordnance
 office - Addition
P C B L 267 39 3    45 31,600 484,000 1902 40,000
70,000
109 Gun carriage shop annex
    Addition
P J B L 112 52 1    39 6,542 228,549 1902 49,000
6,000
110 Shop, boilermaker
    Addition
P C B I 132 40 1    19 5,280 139,270 1914 4,500
3,000
111 Shop, forge
Addition
 
P
 
JC
 
B
 
LC
 
265
 
155
 
1   
{ 33
40
53
}      42,200  
1,764,000
 
1902
 
73,519

164,400

112 Shop, plating
    Addition
P C B L 206 60 2    39 23,100 555,400 1903 86,300
12,000
113 Shop, coppersmith
    Addition
P C B L 128 85 1    37 12,816 467,840 1903 32,000
9,476
116 Boiler house
    Addition
P J B L 198 103 2    46 22,000 1,201,500 1905 260,964
192,000
118 Power plant, electric
    Addition
P C BJ L 183 122 2    46 28,350 1,192,659 1905 172,983
55,158
119 Shop, buffing
    Addition
P C B A 102 150 1    41 15,592 630,500 1906 20,000
103,100
122 Fire & telephone station
    Addition
P C JB H 52 32
16
2    23 3,200
1,500
38,900
18,800
1906
1944
15,450
10,000
123 Marine railway winch & paint shop P C B L 49 15 1    9 683 8,863 1904 1,056
126 Laundry, receiving station
    Addition
P C BW L 86 37 1    15 2,877 66,822 1904 1,100
22,000
130 Shop, shipwrights
    Addition
P PC C A 120 31 1    17 3,720 66,960 1902 2,371
10,000
134 Band stand
    Addition
P B W X 35 200 1    14 625 9,000 1094 500
1,058
135 Scrap metal sheds
    Addition
P C B A 272 50 1    11 9,414 1,040,800 1909 6,000
5,000
137 Steel foundry
    Addition
P C B A 602 131 1    36 93,930 4,096,550 1914 269,610
281,500
138 Greasing shed P C I I 18 17 1    11 314 4,186 1911 630
142 Shop, radio test
    Addition
P C B A 160 52 2    32 16,160 288,080 1915 27,863
55,000
143 Storehouse, general P C C A 250 150 6    50 225,000 2,071,450 1916 199,233
146 Diving activities bldg
    Addition
P C BC X 60 36 1    14 2,440 35,290 1915 7,000
15,000
151 Shop annex, forge P BC S S 100 40 1    15 3,790 76,300 1917 5,000
153 Shop, gun
 

    Addition

 
P
 
C
 
S
 
A
 
570
 
240
 
1   
{ 41
72
130
}136,800 8,621,380 1918 1,206,060
 

50,000

154 Wind tunnel bldg
    Addition
P C BS A 202 40 3    48 24,846 397,530 1918 110,570
3,375
157 Shop, optical

    Addition

P C BS A 240 60
{ 4
5
70
105
}63,564 1,088,975 1919 380,604
2,160
158 Brass foundry
 

    Addition

P C S A 341 144 1   
{ 54
32
24
}47,055   1,568,900  
1919
 
280,000

1,800

159 Shops, general
    Addition
P C C A 729 162 5    87 462,000 8,356,500 1918 1,088,000
366,500
160 Shop, joiner & pattern
    Addition
P C C A 321 137 4    55 158,400 2,205,000 1918 439,041
4,080
166 Receiving station
    Addition
P C B A 185 157 4    43 82,264 908,600 1918 168,780
25,000
167 Shop, boilermaker

    Addition

P C S O 320 100 1   
{ 19
35
}34,213 1,067,440 1918 81,661

59,919

169 Cafeteria, 9th St
    Addition
P C B A 141 150 1    26 21,225 543,360 1918 31,809
50,000
170 Substation

    Addition

P C B I 142 82 1   
{ 34
18
}10,630 407,000 1918 49,882

4,859

172 Laboratory, ordnance

    Addition

P PC BC A 170 60 2   
{ 26
30
}20,400 305,200 1918 81,350

46,422

173 Storage sheds, lumber
    Addition
P C C A 153 44 2    29 26,200 404,800 1918 53,286
2,726
174 Dry kiln
    Addition
P C B A 58 27 1    15 1,560 24,900 1918 29,574
1,707
175 Shop, proof P PC B A 242 142 1   
{ 37
12
}33,200 1,083,400 1921 193,250
176 Storehouse, general

 

    Addition

P PC C C 250 150 5   
{ 67
34
33
53
137,500  
2,097,500
 
1919
 
375,393
 

1,100

177 Brass foundry annex
    Addition
P PC B X 283 35 1    24 10,800 278,900 1918 31,254
26,000
178 Cleansing house P C B A 18 13 1    11 195 1,950 1919 3,000
183 Dispensary
    Addition
P C B A 81 60 4    52 16,572 195,084 1922
1943
60,000
35,000
184 Laboratory annex,
ordnance Addition
P PC C A 210 60 1   
{ 17
28
}12,258 254,580 1921 46,272

30,200

185 Filter house P C C A 29 19 1    13 519 6,228 1922 4,000
187 Foundry annex
    Addition
P PC S A 102 70 1    37 7,694 223,043 1931 55,000
10,200
188 Lifting gear P C B A 27 14 1    12 405 6,075 1936 2,500
189 Garage, receiving station P C B A 40 22 1    12 880 11,900 1936 4,800
190 Swimming pool bldg. P C B A 82 65 1    11 1,333 30,700 1936 16,000
191 Lunchroom, west yard
  Addition
P CB B A 142 39 2    32 17,415 245,895 1937 66,456
4,000
193 Ship's service bldg. P C W O 142 50 1    10 6,671 90,967 1936 16,000
194 Shop, boilermaker P C S S 60 40 1    14 2,400 41,600 1929 7,000
195 Ammn. bldg.,
experimental
P CB B A 56 40
{ 1
2
}   28 5,247 88,824 1937 44,412
196 Storehouse, ordnance P PC SB A 242 150 2    54 71,040 2,070,000 1939 365,000
197 Shop, gun assembly P PC BCS A 504 177
{ 1
2
5
}   85 161,500 8,029,000 1939 1,400,000
198 Yard craft bldg. P C B A 52 84 2    30 8,736 139,800 1940 50,000
199 Sewage pumping station P C B A 31 36 2    20 2,316 45,700 1940 22,000
200 Administration bldg.
    Addition
P C SB A 243 228 5    67 227,700
4,850
2,815,000
67,800
1940
1944
825,000
16,000
201 Shop, building trades P C B A 250 120 2    31 50,300 885,700 1940 125,000
202 Shop, broadside mount P PC SB A 405 153 5    76 196,335 4,317,200 1941 852,500
203 Storehouse, optical P C B A 80 30 2    26 4,800 64,000 1941 35,000
204 Screen house P C B A 27 21 1    16 567 9,072 1940 3,200
205 Storage, metal P C B A 302 99 1    19 18,730 411,150 1941 125,800
206 Riggers' shed P C B A 27 15 2    18 810 7,290 1940 2,000
207 Pitch house P C B A 18 13 1    10 242 2,540 1941 1,000
208 Watch box
    Addition
P C B A 90 18 1    11 1,620 19,440 1940 1,200
5,000
209 Quarters, servants P C B I 30 16 1    10 480 4,800 1941 2,500
210 Mine bldg. P C C A 246 80 4    67 76,533 1,212,669 1941 450,000
211 Storage, paint & oil P C C A 160 100 1    18 32,000 416,000 1942 136,297
212 Storehouse P C CB A 258 64 4    64 69,144 1,085,832 1942 400,000
213 Storehouse
    Addition
P C C A 400 180
80
4    50 288,000
32,185
3,744,000
1,351,800
1943
1944
1,160,000
140,522
214 School, diving P C CB A 140 80 2    27 22,400 291,200 1943 356,150
215 Magazine, sml. arms P C C C 16 12 1    --- 192 2,112 1943 5,200
216 Garage P C J O 400 160 1    23 64,000 1,664,000 1943 234,600
217 Shredder house P C W O 61 27 1    9 1,708 22,204 1943 11,775
218 School annex,
gunners mate
P C B A 225 50 2    29 16,072 348,750 1943 122,000
219 Laboratory, gage P C BC A 246 80 4    62 78,836 1,280,817 1944 351,000
220 Aviation ordnance bldg. P C BC A 246 80 4    62 78,836 1,280,817 1944 376,681
221 Metal & oil reclamation
bldg.
P C B A 63 37 1    19 3,548 70,935 1944 25,000

Source: US Navy, Bureau of Yards and Docks, Public Works of the Navy Data Book: Buildings (Washington, DC: The Bureau, July 1945): 227-231.


Building Material Code

A = Asphalt or tar and gravel built up roofing
B = Brick
C = Concrete
D = Cinder or concrete block
E = Earth covered
F = Adobe or clay
G = Gypsum or fibreboard
H = Tile
I = Corrugated sheet metal
J = Stone
K = composite shingles
L = Slate
          M = Metal, asbestos protected
N = Asbestos shingles or siding
O = Prepared roll or composition roofing
P = Piles
Q = Piers and posts
R = Spread footing
S = Steel
T = Transite
U = Stucco
V = Wood shingles
W = Wood
X = Tin or copper
Y = Tarpaper


Related Resource: Washington Navy Yard History