• Port Chicago Naval Magazine. Design: Luther Bailey

    Port Chicago Naval Magazine

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  • 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.

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Did You Know?

Port Chicago National Memorial

Port Chicago National Memorial is not only a tribute to the 320 men who died in the WWII explosion, but it became the touchstone for desegrgation in the military.