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Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Mast House, West side of Warrington Avenue between Shubrick & Breeze Streets, Portsmouth, Portsmouth, VA

Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Mast House, West side of Warrington Avenue between Shubrick & Breeze Streets, Portsmouth, Portsmouth, VA

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Summary

Significance: The Mast House served as the Norfolk Naval Shipyard's mast construction facility from 1836 to 1904. The building is historically associated with the shipyard's early role in the construction and repair of wooden sailing vessels for the United States Navy.
Survey number: HAER VA-65-A

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Historic American Engineering Record, creator
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Location

Portsmouth (Va.)36.83543, -76.29827
Google Map of 36.8354258, -76.2982742
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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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