Coronado in San Diego County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
United We Land
Naval Amphibious Base Coronado
Amphibious Base Coronado
17 January 1944
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & Space • Military • Patriots & Patriotism.
Location. 32° 40.327′ N, 117° 9.894′ W. Marker is in Coronado, California, in San Diego County. Marker is at the intersection of Guadalcanal Road and Vella La Vella Road, on the right when traveling east on Guadalcanal Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Coronado CA 92118, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Naked Warrior (approx. 0.3 miles away); "Imagine Tent City" (approx. 0.7 miles away); Carlin House - 1939 (approx. ¾ mile away); J.D. Spreckels House - 1908 (approx. 0.9 miles away); Dragon Tree (approx. 0.9 miles away); Hotel del Coronado (approx. one mile away); Seavey House - 1887 (approx. one mile away); Christmas Tree (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Coronado.
More about this marker. This marker is located on Naval Base Coronado (NBC). For Base access for special events (to include weddings, retirements, change of commands, tours, etc.) please contact the NBC Access Team: Email: email@example.com Phone: (619) 545-8871
Also see . . . Naval Amphibious Base Coronado. The Naval Amphibious Base (NAB), Coronado was established in 1943 after the land was literally created from the dredging of San Diego Bay done to allow large ships used in World War II to steam into Naval Station San Diego. It is the only Naval amphibious base on the West Coast. (Submitted on May 28, 2018, by Jamie Gallant Jamison of Coronado, California.)
Credits. This page was last revised on May 28, 2018. It was originally submitted on May 19, 2018, by Jamie Gallant Jamison of Coronado, California. This page has been viewed 100 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 19, 2018, by Jamie Gallant Jamison of Coronado, California. 3. submitted on May 20, 2018, by Jamie Gallant Jamison of Coronado, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.