Kodiak Naval Operating Base, Boat House, U.S. Coast Guard Station, across the taxiway from Building No. 25 on Nyman Peninsula, Kodiak, Kodiak Island Borough, AK
Significance: When constructed in 1942, this building was designed and used as the torpedo shop. By 1958 the structure had been converted to the Exchange Auto Repair building. This structure is an early permanent structure designed by the architectural office of Albert Kahn for the base. Original drawings date the design to 1940; however maintenance records indicate a 1942 construction date. It was constructed by the Navy's main contractor at Kodiak, Siems Drake Puget Sound of Seattle, Washington at a cost of $112,050. Although the structure has suffered typical wear and tear over time, it retains its overall architectural and historic character. The structure retains its integrity of materials, setting and location. It is within the period of significance, retains its overall integrity, and is within and contributes to the boundaries of the revised National Historic Landmark.
Survey number: HABS AK-47-I
Building/structure dates: 1942 Initial Construction
National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 85002731