Use and Reproduction Policy
General (towns, states, countries, etc.)
Navy Yards and Stations
This series of files is comprised of three linear feet of material, and furnishes data on naval facilities and other geographic locations. Among the material in individual files are: (1) official Office of Naval Records and Library, and Naval History Division correspondence and reports; (2) newspaper and magazine articles; (3) cross-reference sheets to records in Record Groups 45 and 80 at the National Archives. The arrangement is alphabetical according to geographic location.
Use and Reproduction Policy
Z File materials are unavailable for loan and must be consulted in the library. Photocopying of manuscripts, as well as fragile items, is generally prohibited, though the use of digital cameras by researchers to reproduce non-copy righted materials is permitted. Permission to photocopy a few pages may be granted by the reference staff, contingent upon the physical state of items. All photocopying of materials shall be done by the reference staff, or under their close supervision. The use of personal scanners by non-library staff personnel must be approved by the reference staff on a document-by-document basis (Reference: Naval History and Heritage Command Instruction [NAVHISTCENTINST]5070.1C.).
Marine Security Guard Detachment American Embassy Lome, Togo invitation to the Marine Corps Ball. 22 November 2003.
Menu for the Marine Corps Ball. 22 November 2003.
Alabama - Fort Morgan, Mobile Bay
Australia - Memory Cove
Naval Air Station Alameda Disestablishment Booklet
Cape Hatteras, North Carolina
Ceylon (Sri Lanka)
Charleston, South Carolina -
Order of Battle & Plan of Attack on Charleston during the Civil War
Naval Ammunition Depot-Naval Weapons Annex
Dated May 1964
“-Polon’s Missle Facility Atlantic”
Dated March 1965
Recognition of service for Elmer G. Gray who served during World War II at Navy Yard, Charleston, South Carolina. 14 December 1945.
World's Colombian Exposition, 1893
Graduation Exercises program
US Naval Reserve
Midshipan's School, Northwestern University
Dated 20 August 1943
China (See also Jonathan Goble ZB file for diary kept during USS Mississippi's cruise to China, 1853-1854)
American Red Cross Program from Shanghai, China 1946.
Corona, California - US Naval Ordance Laboratory
East Indies - Straits of Malacca
Edzell, Scotland, R.A.F. - US Naval Security Group Activity
Fauquier Springs, Virigina
Fort Tilden, New York
Great Lakes (Chicago, Illinois)
Honda Point, California
Change of Command Ceremony: USS Archerfish (SSN 678). 14 April 1978.
Japan (See Jonathon Goble ZB file for diary of cruise, 1853-1854)
Mecklenburg, North Carolina
Panama and Panama Canal
Christmas Card, RAD STA Balboa 15th Naval District
Christmas Card, Radio coco solo
8th Naval District Communications, Christmas Card. 1933
Change of Command Ceremony: Naval Training Meterology and Oceanography Facility. 2002
Change of Command Ceremony: Naval Training Meterology and Oceanography Facility. 1996.
Disestablishment Ceremony - Naval Training Meterology and Oceanography Facility Pensacola, Florida. 2004.
Commissioning Ceremony for the Naval Training Meterology and Oceanography Facility. 1994.
River Rouge Plant, Michigan
Russia (2 folders)
South America - Letters of J. Pendleton, charge d' affaires, 1843-1854
Namtragru Change of Command. 2 August 1991.
United States - Western US/Territorial Expansion
Bainbridge Isle, Washington
Baker Island (See Howland)
Bermuda - General Information
Bermuda - "The Shipwreck of Sir George Somers"
Bonin Island (Pacific)
Canton/Enderbury Island (Pacific)
Clipperton Island (Pacific)
Easter/Elizabeth (Henderson) Islands (Pacific)
Feejee (Fiji) Islands
Florida Island (Pacific)
Florida Islands - Dry Tortugas, Key West
French Frigate Shoals (Pacific)
German Islands (Pacific)
Navy Day 1934 Guam Fair
Navy Day 1936 Guam Fair
Change of Command and Retirement Ceremony: White Plains Beach, NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii. 12 January 1984.
Change of Command and Retirement Ceremony: White Plains Beach, NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii. 1 September 1994.
Memorandum for the Secretary of the Navy. Subject: Dry docks, United States Fleet, West Coast. 29 July 1937.
Howland, Baker, Jarvis (and 1924 expedition to Fanning, Christmas, Washington, Palmyra, Necker, Nihoa)
Hull Island (Pacific)
Isle of Pines (West Indies)
Map of Tokyo Bay. May 1945.
Jarvis Island (See Howland)
Malden Island (Pacific)
Malpelo Island (Pacific)
Marianas Island (Pacific)
Change of Command Ceremony: US Naval Ship Repair Facility Guam Mariana Islands. 8 July 1977.
Change of Command Ceremony: US Naval Ship Repair Facility. 6 July 1984.
Marcus Island (Pacific)
McKean Island (Pacific)
Midway Island (Pacific)
New Guinea Island (Pacific)
Nu Kahiva (Madison) Island (Pacific)
Ocean Island (Pacific)
Palmyra Island (Pacific) (See also Howland)
July 4th Dinner - Officer's Mess - Philippine Islands - 1945
Subic Bay, US Naval Hospital
Solomon Islands (Pacific)
Amphibious Training Center, Tulagi, Solomon Islands, Thanksgiving Day menu - 1944.
Starbuck Group (Pacific)
Suda Bay, Crete
Boxing Program for US Sixth Fleet in Suda Bay, Crete. 31 October 1953.
Thompson's Island (See Key West)
Wrangell Island (Russia)
Navy Yards and Stations
Alaska Radio Stations
Alexandria, Virginia - Naval Torpedo Factory
Algeria (Oran) - US Naval Operating Base - Information Pamphlet, 1945
Puget Sound, Washington
Charleston, South Carolina
Ft. Mifflin, Pennsylvania
Annapolis, Maryland, Naval Hospital
Antarctic Postal Procedures - Operation Deep Freeze - 1985
US Naval Support Force Antarctica Change of Command brochure - 1985
Change of Command Ceremony: Commander US Naval Support Force Antarctica. 24 June 1987.
Arlington, Virginia Radio Station
Bahamas Radio Stations
Bar Harbor, Maine - Otter Cliffs
Beaufort, South Carolina, Naval Hospital
Bethesda, Maryland National Naval Medical Center - Patient Guide
Navy Receiving Station, Boston Massachusetts Christmas Dinner Menu - 1942.
Boston Shipyard - Commandant House
Brest (France) U.S. Naval Base
Brooklyn Navy Yard, New York - General Information
Change of Command of Commander, New York Naval Shipyard. 29 June 1956.
Change of Command and Retirement Ceremony. 30 October 1964.
Change of Command. 22 November 1991.
Brooklyn Navy Yard, New York - Original Correspondence On Purchase, 1799-1846
Bunker Hill-Indiana US Naval Air Station
Camp Logan Navy Rifle Range, Zion City, Illinois - The Gunner newsletter (1918).
Camp Pendelton, California
Charleston Naval Shipyard, South Carolina
Charlestown Navy Yard (Boston, Massachusetts)
Chatham, Massachusetts Radio Station
Cherry Point, North Carolina, Naval Hospital
Chicago, Illinois (Great Lakes)
Coco Solo, Panama Naval Air Station & Submarine Base
Colts Neck, New Jersey - Naval Weapons Station Earle
Confederate Naval Academy and Naval Schools
Corpus Christi, Texas. Naval Air Training Station
Dahlgren, Virginia - US Naval Weapons Laboratory - Welcome package (1968)
Dunkeswell, England, US Naval Air Facility (Navy 804)
East Machias, Maine - US Naval Communication Unit Cutler - Welcome Aboard brochure
Lake Erie Station
Forest Park, Ill., Naval Ordrance Station
Fort Mifflin, Pennsylvania Naval Magazine-Documents Regarding Land Acquisition, 1895-1927
Fort Mifflin, Pennsylvania Naval Magazine-Documents with Franklin D. Roosevelt Signatures
Fort Tilden, NY
Glenview, Il. NRAB
Great Lakes, Illinois - Great Lakes Naval Training Station - Miscellaneous information and Historic Building Survey
Marine Gas Turbine Propulsion Training Facility
Green Cove Springs, FL Naval Ait Station Newsletters
Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, US Naval Hospital
Gulfport, Mississippi - US Naval Home
Halifax, Nova Scotia - Naval Air Station
Hampton Roads Area, Virginia - Miscellaneous
Hastings, Nebraska-Naval Ammunition Depot
Hog Island Shipyard (outside Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
Indianapolis, Indiana - Naval Training School (Radio)
Iona Island, US Naval Ammunition Depot, New York
Jacksonville, Fl. Naval Air Technical Training Center The Sleeve Vol. 2 No 2 5 May '43
Key West, Florida
Key West, Florida, US Naval Hospital
Change of Charge Ceremony - Naval Atlantic Meterology and Oceanography Detachment Key West, Florida. 2003.
Killingholme, England Naval Air Station
Kings Bay, Georgia Naval Submarine Base - Archeological Sites
Kings Bay, Georgia Naval Submarine Base - Archeological Sites,continued
Kings Bay, Georgia Naval Submarine Base - Archeological Surveys
L' Aber Vrach, France Naval Air Station
League Island, Pennsylvania Navy Yard - Map in USS MinnesotaZC file
Lemoore, California, Naval Air Station - Welcome booklet
Long Beach, California Naval Shipyard
Letter from Commander Cruise Division Four to Commander Cruisers-Scouting Forces regarding ships-Navy Yard overhaul from Long Beach, California. 26 January 1935.
Event booklet for the US Fleet Air Review in Los Angeles and Long Beach Harbor. 23 September 1938.
Invitation addressed to Mr. Berle Spurlock regarding the disestablishment ceremony of Naval Station Long Beach. 12 August 1994.
Change of Command and Retirment Ceremony. 29 June 1987.
Change of Command and Retirement Ceremony. 27 June 1991.
Change of Command. 17 January 1974.
Change of Command. 21 July 1992.
Long Beach Naval Shipyard Transition and Closure Plan Report. 18 September 1997.
United States Fleet Air Review: Los Angeles and Long Beach Harbor Pamphlet.
Lough Foyle, Ireland, World War I Naval Air Station - The Ash Can Special 1, no.1 (2 November 1918).
Majuro, Marshall Islands
Mare Island, California
Holiday card/pamphlet from United States Radio Station "High Power" Mare Island, California. 25 December 1933.
Marinship Shipyard, Sausalito, California
Minneapolis, Minnesota-US Naval Air Station
Miscellaneous Navy Yards & Naval Station
Monterey, California - Naval Postgraduate School
Mound City, Illinois
Moutchic-Lacanau, France Naval Air Station
Naval Academy & other Naval Schools
US Naval Academy - Thanksgiving Hop Dance Card 1916
Commemorative Program for the Christening and Launch of the United States Naval Academy (USNA) Class of 1969 Navy Crew Racing Shell. USNA Hubbard Hall Boat House, Annapolis, Maryland. 25 October 2019.
Change of Command Ceremony Superintendent United States Naval Academy. 4 June 1998.
New London, Connecticut
Change of Command Ceremony. 23 June 1977.
Change of Command Ceremony. 28 June 1974.
New Orleans, Louisiana
Naval Station, New Orleans - Algiers, Louisiana Christmas Dinner Menu - 1942.
Newport, Rhode Island
Newport, Rhode Island - Miscellaneous Information
Newport, Rhode Island - Naval War College & other schools
Newport Naval Training Station-The Founding of Newport Naval Training Station
New York Navy Yard
New York - Pelham Bay Park Naval Training Camp
Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Virginia
Atlantic Division, Naval Facilities Engineering Command
Navy Yard, Norfolk, Virginia Seasons Greetings card - 1941-42.
Fleet Service Schools, Norfolk, VA, Thanksgiving Day menu - 1944.
Naval Training Station, Norfolk, VA, Thanksgiving Day menu - 1945.
Naval Air Station, Norfolk, Virginia Thanksgiving Dinner Menu - 1958.
Naval Air Station, Norfolk, Virginia Thanksgiving Dinner Menu - 1959.
Naval Atlantic Meterology and Oceanography Detachment Oceana Component Chambers Field Retirement Ceremony for AGC (AW) Warren Demistrice Frazier - 2003.
Naval Air Technical Training Center, Norman, Oklahoma Thanksgiving Dinner Menu - 1956.
Orlando, Florida - Naval Training Center
Otter Cliffs Naval Radio Station, Maine
Patuxent River, Maryland, Naval Air Test Center - Naval Test Pilot School
Pauillac, France Naval Air Station
Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
Two charts of mooring and berthing plans.
Pearl Harbor Salvage Report, 1944 - Ship Salvage Branch.
Pearl Harbor Survivor Postcard
“Security Measures Relating to Pearl Harbor”
Dated 1 July 1940
Change of Command Ceremony. 27 June 1995.
Change of Command. 8 July 2004.
Pelham, NY Naval Training Station
Pensacola, Florida, Naval Air Station
Philadelphia Navy Yard, Pennsylvania
Change of Command Ceremony. 17 June 1988.
Change of Command and Retirement Ceremony. 28 February 1992.
Philadelphia Naval Home (Naval Asylum)
List of Persons that Gow outside to Church (n.d.).
130 Persons Rationed (n.d.).
Regulations for the US Naval Asylum, 1 July 1851.
Muster Roll of Officers, Employees & Beneficiaries, 7 July 1854.
Muster Roll, 1 January 1857.
Statement of Amount paid Laborers and Beneficiaries for Haymaking (n.d.).
List of Female Employees, 28 May 1855.
List of Captains and Commanders (n.d.).
Captain Storer genealogy list (n.d.).
Employees list, 1 September 1854.
Memorandum of Reports to be furnished the Bureau of yards & Docks (n.d.).
Employee list (n.d.).
List of Employees and pay rate, 20 August 1855.
130 Persons Rationed (n.d.).
List of employees and pay (n.d.).
Muster Roll of Officers, Beneficiaries and Employees, 1 January 1856.
Regulations for the US Naval Asylum, 14 August 1856.
Philadelphia Navy Yard Diary, July - December 1845
Philadelphia Naval Aircraft Factory
Port Royal, South Carolina
Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, New Hampshire
Portsmouth Naval Hospital
Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Cemetery
Change of Command Ceremony. 11 April 1981.
Puerto Rico/Culebra Naval Stations
Roosevelt Roads, US Naval Station Change of Command brochure - 1993
San Juan, Puerto Rico, US Naval Radio Station
Puget Sound, Washington
Change of Command, Bremerton, Washington. 9 January 1992.
Change of Command, Bremerton, Washington. 25 August 1984.
Change of Command: Commanding Officer Naval Station Bremerton. 12 July 2001.
Change of Command Ceremony: Naval Submarine Base Bangor. 17 August 1990.
Change of Command: Naval Submarine Base Bangor, 1987 President's "Commander in Chief Installation Excellence Award" Recipient, Naval Submarine Base Bangor. 22 April 1988.
Change of Command Ceremony: Naval Submarine Base Bangor. 24 October 1997.
Queenstown, Ireland World War I Destroyer Base - "The Queenstown Patrol, 1917" (Journal by Joseph K. Taussig)
Rota, Spain, US Naval Communication Station
Change of Command. 2 September 1982.
Change of Command. 30 August 1966.
Sackett's Harbor, New York
Sampson, NY US Naval Training Station
Small booklet from Sampson Naval Training Station including how to make calls, area codes, rates, and calendar. Owner is listed in back as possibly Walter Sylvester. 1943-1945.
San Diego, California
US Naval Air Station, San Diego, CA, Thanksgiving Day menu - 1944
US Naval Repair Base, San Diego, CA, Thanksgiving Day menu - 1944
San Diego Naval Hospital
San Diego Naval Ocean Systems Center
US Naval Communication Station, Point Loma
US Naval Training Station, San Diego, CA, Christmas Day menu - 1943
Change of Command Ceremony: Naval Regional Contracting Center. 7 July 1987.
Change of Command and Retirment Ceremony. 11 June 1991.
Change of Command. 12 April 1979.
Change of Command. 26 March 2004.
Pamphlet from Naval Undersea Research and Development Center, San Diego.
Change of Charge Ceremony: United States Naval Construction Battalion Unit Four Two Seven. 18 September 1998.
Change of Command Ceremony: Construction Battalion Maintenance Unit 303. 3 June 2004.
San Francisco, California, US Naval Communication Station
Voice Procedure Manual: Officer of the Commander, Transport Division Fifty-Nine, Amphibious Forces, Pacific Fleet Post Office, San Francisco, California. Provides radio telephone procedures. 1945
San Pedro, Naval Supply Depot
Sayville & Tuckerton, New Jersey, Radio Stations
Smith's Point Naval Hospital, California
St. Mary's College, California
Terminal Island Shipyard, California
Tiburon Coaling Station, U.S. Naval Coaling Deport
Tompkinsville, Staten Island, NY U.S. Navy Section Base
Treasure Island Naval Training Station, California
Naval Station Treasure Island Booklet, San Francisco, California. 8 May 1997
Vermont The Civil War Ordnance of Mirror Lake, Calais, Washington County, Vermont
Virginia Beach, Virginia Oceana Naval Air Station
Change of Charge Ceremony - Naval Atlantic Meterology and Oceanography Detachment Oceana, VA. 2003.
Washington Naval District
Christmas Card from Radio Central, Navy Department, Washington DC
Washington Navy Yard - Miscellaneous Buildings
Washington Navy Yard - Tingey House (Quarters "A")
Washington Navy Yard - Combat Information Center
Washington Navy Yard - Creation of Historic District
Washington Navy Yard - and Its Quarters
Washington Navy Yard - Glossary and Definitions
Washington Navy Yard - Histories of
Washington Navy Yard - History, 1799-1921
“Information for Officers ordered to Duty in the District of Columbia- June, 1937
Washington Navy Yard - Newsletter "The Log"
Washington Navy Yard - Newsletter "The Salro"
Washington Navy Yard - Passses
Washington Navy Yard - Photos
Washington Navy Yard - Plans of Yard
Washington Navy Yard - Renovation and Planning
Washington Navy Yard - Sources
Washington Navy Yard - Early Letters and Labor Board Reports
Washington Navy Yard - Miscellaneous Historical Information
Washington Navy Yard - Officers Attached in 1861
Wisconsin Radio Station
Washington Naval Hospital - Correspondence on Construction(1/2 linear ft.)
League Island Naval Station, Pennsylvania, Orders of Commandant, 1872-1881
Philadelphia Navy Yard, Bureau of Ordnance & Hydrography Letter Book, 1842-1852
Yorktown, Virginia, Naval Weapons Station