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Dublin in Alameda County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

1943 Fleet City 1946

Shoemaker, California

 
 
1943 Fleet City 1946 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, April 16, 2016
1. 1943 Fleet City 1946 Marker
Inscription. Click to hear the inscription.  During World War II 3,396 acres were purchased for the largest naval installation in the U.S. Three navy bases sat adjacent to each other in an area known as Fleet City. Camp Parks located along Dougherty Road, The U.S. Naval Hospital among Tassajara Road with Camp Shoemaker in between.
Camp Parks was the western home for the Navy Construction Battalion, or "Seabees." Camp Shoemaker (decommissioned, 1946) was the U.S. Naval Personnel and Distribution Center with disbursing responsibility for 32,000 men and women. The U.S. Naval Hospital admitted nearly 46,000 patients during its shot existence.
 
Erected 1997 by E Clampus Vitus, Joaquin Murrieta Chapter #13 with thanks to the volunteers of the Camp Parks Museum.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 37° 42.123′ N, 121° 53.909′ W. Marker is in Dublin, California, in Alameda County. Marker is on Iron Horse Parkway near Martinelli Way, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or
1943 Fleet City 1946 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, April 16, 2016
2. 1943 Fleet City 1946 Marker
near this postal address: 129 Iron Horse Parkway, Pleasanton CA 94588, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gold Creek (approx. 2 miles away); Don Jose Maria Amador (approx. 2.1 miles away); Old St. Raymondís Church (approx. 2.2 miles away); 1914 Rasmussen House 1990 (approx. 2.2 miles away); Murray-Green Homes (approx. 2.2 miles away); Tehan Family (approx. 2.2 miles away); The Green Store (approx. 2.2 miles away); Flanagan Family (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dublin.
 
More about this marker. This marker is located at the Dublin/Pleasanton BART Station on the north side of U.S. Highway 580.
 
Categories. War, World II
 
Camp Parks image. Click for full size.
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3. Camp Parks
Shoemaker Naval Hospital image. Click for full size.
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4. Shoemaker Naval Hospital
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 26, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 18, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 198 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 18, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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