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Naval Base Philadelphia-Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, Dry Dock No. 5, League Island, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA

Naval Base Philadelphia-Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, Dry Dock No. 5, League Island, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA

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Summary

Significance: This rectangular drydock has vertical concrete walls and a flat concrete floor formed on steel pilings. It is an example of a large WWII-era drydock built using the tremie method developed by F.R. Harris, Rear Admiral, U.S. Army.
Survey number: HAER PA-387-E

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Historic American Engineering Record, creator
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Location

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States39.89484, -75.16101
Google Map of 39.8948352, -75.1610111
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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