PORT CHICAGO NM CLOSURE
Port Chicago Naval Magazine NM is closed to the public by the US Army from June 22, 2014 until September 18, 2014. There are no tours available to the memorial during this time.
Our Staff & Offices
Tom Leatherman, General Superintendent
Sue Fritzke, Deputy Superintendent
Kelli English, Chief of Interpretation
Ralph Bell, Chief of Maintenance
Email the Chief of Administration | (925) 228-8860 Ext. 6302
Paul Scolari, Chief of Cultural Resources
Email the Chief of Cultural Resources I (510) 232-1542 Ext. 6641
Did You Know?
After the Port Chicago explosion on July 17, 1944, where more than 5000 tons of TNT went off, the deepwater harbor and piers were completely destroyed. Surprisingly, the harbor and pier were back up and running in a month.