Montery, California, as a Naval Base Site, Statement Submitted to 66:3, .....[1920].

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Page 129 - I am not a technical man, will be happy to answer to the best of my ability, any questions you may have.
Page 40 - Said commission shall also investigate and report upon the necessity, desirability, and advisability of improving existing or establishing an additional navy yard or naval station on the Atlantic coast south of Cape Hatteras or on or near the United States coast of the Gulf of Mexico or in the Caribbean Sea of a character adequate for the proper naval defense of that portion of the country. Said report shall contain all the information of like character as directed in the preceding paragraph relating...
Page 6 - ... maneuver, and refit, in times of war as well as in times of peace; in a harbor adjacent to a large city; within easy access by street and vehicular transportation; where labor can be readily obtained and labor itself find places of abode at lowest cost of living within easy distance of the naval base; where direct rail and water transportation can be obtained at all times from...
Page 74 - Bethlehem yard, one of the largest buildings of its kind in the United States, stands upon filled ground very similar in character to that found on the Alameda site.
Page 40 - Navy, not below the rank of commander, to investigate and report at the beginning of the next regular session of Congress, if practicable, and if not, as soon thereafter as practicable, as to the necessity, desirability, and advisability of establishing an additional navy yard or naval station on the Pacific Coast of the United States. And if such a navy yard or naval station be recommended as necessary and advisable, said report shall designate the most suitable site and the estimated cost thereof,...
Page 4 - Hon. James Rolph, jr., mayor of the city and county of San Francisco; John C.
Page 40 - ... as to labor and material. Said report shall also contain an estimated cost of the necessary buildings, shops, piers, sea walls, and equipment of said yard or station, together with the estimated annual cost of maintenance thereof. " Said commission shall also investigate and report upon the necessity, desirability, and advisability of improving existing or establishing an additional navy yard or naval station on the Atlantic...
Page 40 - The President is hereby authorized to appoint a commission of five officers of the Navy not below the rank of commander to investigate and report at the beginning of the next regular session of Congress if practicable, and if not, as soon thereafter as practicable, as to the necessity, desirability, and advisability of establishing an additional navy yard or naval station on the Pacific coast of the United States. And if such a navy yard or naval station be recommended as necessary and advisable,...
Page 40 - ... or near the United States coast of the Gulf of Mexico or in the Caribbean Sea of a character adequate for the proper naval defense of that portion of the country. Said report shall contain all the information of like character as directed in the preceding paragraph relating to the investigation and report as to the Pacific coast. Said commission shall also investigate^ and report as to the necessity, desirability, and advisability of establishing submarine and aviation bases on the Atlantic,...
Page 197 - Francisco to fix a valuation on the local properties of the Pacific Gas & Electric Co. and the Great Western Power Company for purchase or condemnation by the city for the municipal distribution of Hetch Hetchy power.

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