Naval Supply Annex Stockton, Box Factory, Between Fyffe & Davis Avenues & Daly & Maas Drives, Stockton, San Joaquin County, CA
Significance: Building 617 is a contributing element of the Naval Supply Annex Stockton Historic District. The historic district was determined eligible for listing in the National Register of Historic Places under criteria A and C, for its role in supplying the fleet during World War II and as an important example of new warehouse design developed during World War II. Specifically, Naval Supply Annex Stockton was the first Navy supply depot to be built entirely to accommodate palletized cargo. Building 617 was directly related to the palletized cargo handling operation and other supply functions. It was built as a box factory, used to make and repair boxes and pallets used at the facility.
Survey number: HABS CA-2682-L