Near Concord in Contra Costa County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Port Chicago Naval Magazine National Memorial
Dead or Missing in the Port Chicago Explosion
— July 17, 1944 —
S2c James C. Akins • GM3c Clarence Allen, Jr. • Lt. (jg) Maxie L. Anderson • S2c Leslie K. Asare • S2c Isajah Ash. Jr. • S2c David Bacon, Sr. • S2c Henry W. Bailey • GM3c Leonard Baker • S2c Joseph Battle • S2c Raphel O. Beason • S2c Silas Bell • Lt. Thomas L. Beackman • S2c David E. Blackwell • S2c Thomas Blaylock • S1c Johnnie C. Borders • CM1c James H. Born • S2c L. T. Bowen • S2c Charles L. Boyce • S2c Alvin Brewer, Jr. • S2c James Bridge • S1c Walter L. Brook, Jr. • ELc Johnnie L. Broome •S1c Ernest L. Burnett • S1c Wilbert Calvin • S2c Lawrence L. Carlin • S2c Robert A. Carter • Lt. (jg) John B. Christenbury • S2c Eddie L. Clark • S1c Eugene Coffee, Jr. • S1c Bill Coleman • S2c Enos Coley • S2c Arthur A. Connor • S2c Frank Cooley • S2c Norman H. Craig • S2c Eddie L. Cross • S2c Jessie V. Crump • S1c Herman L. Curtis • S2c Horace Daniel, Sr. • S2c Huby Dansby • S2c Floyd M. Davis • S2c Henry J. Davis • S2c Willie Davis • S2c James L. Devaughn • S2c Nathaniel Dixson • S2c Rayfield D. Doyle • S2c Herman Dunbar • S2c Arther Ebenezer • F2c Dunton T. Edwards • S1c Herbert L. Edwards
SS Bryan Armed Guard
S1c Wayland E. Causey • S1c Rudy J. Cebellia • S1c Robert E. Chase • S2c Claude L Chastain • SM3 John J. Gee • Lt. (jg) Ralph B. Hartmann • S1c Clarence R. Hollandsworth • S1c Kenneth H. Mulrhead • A1c Jesse W. Mulligan • S1c Lloyd J. Quick • S1c Martin J. Setzer • S1c George H. Singer • S1c Listern L. Small
SS Quinault Victory Armed Guard
GM3c Jack L. Albin • GM2c Delbert P. Bergstrom • S1c (SM) Jack P. Bowman • GM3c John G. Hall • S1c George D. Hovland • S1c Andy Morrow • SM2c William H. Mulryan • S1c Henry J. Myers • S1c Henry J. Myers • S1c Woodrow A. Ruff • S1c Jacob D. Risenhoover • S1c William R. Robinson • S1c Charles H. Roadell • S1c Jay Rose, Jr. • S1c Otis K. Ross • S1c Woodrow W. Saint • S1c Arnold T. Sanders • S1c Harold S. Sang
Navy and Contractor Employees
Lawrence C. Bustrack, Macco Co. • Gunder Halverson, Macco Co. • Raymond W. Hunnicutt, Navy Employee • Thomas D. Hunt, Macco Co. • Harry A. Middleton, Navy Employee • Fred Zanarini, Navy Employee
Put. Elwin A. Blanke, Marine Corps • BM1c Peter G. Broda, Coast Guard • MM1c William G. Gegryce, Coast Guard • MoMM3c Edward J. Portz, Coast Guard • Sic Charles H. Riley, Coast Guard • S2c James C. Sullivan, Coast Guard
Maritime Service on SS E.A. Bryan
Elmer A. Andraschonko, Cook • Albert A. Arsenian, Seaman • William C. Benhart, Oiler • Martin M. Cacic, Seaman • Ray E. Davis, Wiper • Donald L. Dennon, Wiper • Thomas F. Dorsly, Seaman • George H. Falk, Bosun • Marcus J. Franklin, Engineer • Alfred D. Gilbert, Engineer • James R. Gilstrap, Seaman • Joseph D. Granger, Jr., Engineer • Fred Hayes, Seaman • Delbert R. Huchinson, Fireman • Peter c, Jepsen, Chief Engineer • Charles A. Johnson, Utilityman • Clifford R. Johnson, Utilityman • Ralph A. Lantz, Seaman • John A. Louis, Engineer • Frank C. Malizja, Messman • Harry E. Nathan, Seaman • Jesse Porter, Sr., Chief Cook • Richard D. Roberson, Seaman • Aaron C. Sangster, Jr., Seaman • Ellsworth M. Shaw, Oiler • Howard A. Smith, 1st Mate • Andrew Suchan, Fireman • Robert F. Townsend, 2nd Mate • Harding E. White, Messman • George H. Wilt, Utilityman
Maritime Service on SS Quinault Victory
Robert D. Bailey, Messman • John D. Bell, Assistant Purser • Frederick E. Bentley, Seaman • Donald H. Cheney, Electrician • Hugh E. Crawford, Maintenanceman • Floyd F. Crist, Seaman • Albert C. Diede, Messman • Wallace M. Durland, Seaman • Kenneth J. Eulrick, Seaman • Burke E. Falor, Utilityman • Eugene W. Garrett, Fireman • Robert K. Henricksen, Seaman • Elis Hendrickssen, Seaman • Johannes N. Justisen, Steward • Walter F. Kannberg, Engineer • Robert E, Keim, 2nd Mate • Joseph B. Koeninger, Seaman • Lloyd K. McDaniel, Seaman • Kenneth M. Moe, 3rd Mate • Robert S. Morell, Oiler • Isadore E. Narinsky, Seaman • Roy L. Nelson, Carpenter • David R. Parsons, 3rd Mate • Mike Pearson, Oiler • Ellis B. Pinson, Engineer • Richard V. Potter, Fireman • Virgil R. Sandberg, Engineer • Albert R. Scott, Chief Mate • Lester S. Skance, Seaman • Howard W. Sullivan, Seaman • Robert J. Sullivan, Master • Louis J. Widner, Messman • John A. Williams, Chief Engineer
Erected 2019 by National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior.
Location. 38° 3.451′ N, 122° 1.784′ W. Marker is near Concord, California, in Contra Costa County. Memorial is on Port Chicago Highway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5110 Port Chicago Highway, Concord CA 94520, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dangerous Work (a few steps from this marker); (Port Chicago) Disaster (a few steps from this marker); Port Chicago Naval Magazine (within shouting distance of this marker); The Only Train Stop in Clyde (approx. 2.4 miles away); Dr. John Marsh (approx. 4.8 miles away); Suisun Bay Reserve Fleet (approx. 5 miles away); Bolla House (approx. 5.3 miles away); Elworthy House (approx. 5.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Concord.
More about this memorial. Port Chicago Naval Magazine National Memorial is on the grounds of Military Ocean Terminal Concord, a military base. Access is restricted.
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