• Port Chicago Naval Magazine. Design: Luther Bailey

    Port Chicago Naval Magazine

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Did You Know?

Port Chicago National Memorial

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.