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Aerial View of Hangars, December 6, 1918

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Summary:
Aerial photo of seaplane hangars and ramps at NAS Pensacola taken December 6, 1918. The long building to the left perpendicular to the beach is Building 27, known as the Coal Shed. Constructed in 1827, it was originally used to store coal to power steam-engine vessels that moored at the Pensacola Navy Yard. It was later used to store lumber and at the time of this photo used as an aircraft hangar. Curtiss HS-1L seaplanes are parked on the water.
Title: Aerial View of Hangars, December 6, 1918.
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Name(s): U.S. Navy, Photographer
Type of Resource: still image
Genre: Photograph
Issuance: single unit
Date Created: 1918-12-06
Publisher: West Florida History Center, UWF Libraries, digitized from materials loaned by the National Naval Aviation Museum
Place of Publication: Pensacola, Florida
Extent: 1 photograph, front
Language(s): Eng
Summary: Aerial photo of seaplane hangars and ramps at NAS Pensacola taken December 6, 1918. The long building to the left perpendicular to the beach is Building 27, known as the Coal Shed. Constructed in 1827, it was originally used to store coal to power steam-engine vessels that moored at the Pensacola Navy Yard. It was later used to store lumber and at the time of this photo used as an aircraft hangar. Curtiss HS-1L seaplanes are parked on the water.
Identifier: uwfnam_NAS_1918_6dec1918_aerialofhangars (IID)
Note(s): A Project of the Gulf Coast Maritime Digital Portal Project
Subject(s): Architecture -- Aviation History -- Naval History -- Military History -- Gulf Coast -- Pensacola, Florida -- Early 20th Century
Held by: University of West Florida
Held by: National Naval Aviation Museum
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/uwf/fd/uwfnam_NAS_1918_6dec1918_aerialofhangars
Use and Reproduction: http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC-EDU/1.0/
Host Institution: UWF

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