World War II Seabees in Color
Seabees carry section of pressed steel runway surfacing (Marston matting), while constructing the Torokina Airfield on Bougainville Island.
Navy Seabees lay Marston matting while completing the Torokina Airfield on Bougainville, 1943.
Seabees lower Hercules powder explosives over the side of an LCVP during construction of the Eniwetok Atoll airfield, February 1944
Seabees blasting near shore during construction for airfield on Eniwetok Atoll, 23 June 1944.
Seabees use power shovel to load sand into a dump truck on Eniwetok Atoll, 23 June 1944.
B-29 Superfortress bomber nicknames Jackpot is decorated with the scowling visage of "Joe Seabee" by Ptr1/c Edmund D Wright of the 107th Naval Construction Battalion on Tinian 1944.
Shipfitter Second Class Steven J. Kusial working on a Seabee road construction crew on Guam, 1944.
Seabees with the 94th Naval Construction Battalion building a road at Talafofo, Guam on 9 March 1945.
Okinawa Seaplane Base under construction by the 7th Naval Construction Battalion.