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U.S. Naval Station (Newport, R.I.)


Correspondence and subject files pertaining to the administration, organization, mission, functions, and buildings of the Naval Training Station and Naval Station in Newport, RI, 1885-1975. Historical subject files includes Coasters Harbor Island, Fort Adams, USS Constitution, USS Constellation and visits of Presidents Franklin Roosevelt, Dwight D. Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, and Richard Nixon, 150th anniversary celebrations of the landing of General Rochambeau and the Battle of Rhode Island. Subject files include information on hurricanes, fires, Public Works Department, Tercentenary of the city of Newport, Naval Air Station, Naval Torpedo Station (Goat Island), Naval Operating Base, and Goat Island, 1885-1974. Photographs and photo albums of the Naval Base, Naval Station, recruit training and special events, 1890-1963; Picture book, log book, leave books, and and organization and regulation books, 1885-1974; Letterbook regarding enlistments, transfers, discharges, desertions, and application for rate by apprentices as well as coal reports and equipment requests, 4 September 1897-12 April 1898.


Naval Station Newport (R.I.)

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