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Major Navy and Marine Corps Installations During World War II
by Warren A. Beck and Ynez D. Hasse

The United States Navy, reflecting the fact that much of the war was fought in the Pacific theater, had hundreds of installations in California during World War II. They included numerous shipyard facilities (public and private), a bewildering array of Coast Guard shore stations, ordnance and supply depots, naval and marine training centers, naval and marine aviation shore facilities, as well as many hospitals and receiving centers. They are so numerous that it is impractical to list them all. In the San Diego area alone there were more than a hundred navy facilities, including the headquarters of Eleventh Naval District. The San Pedro-Long Beach area likewise was dotted with naval bases of all types. R.O.T.C. and V-12 units wcre found on many college campuses. San Francisco, headquarters of the Twelfth Naval District, had an even greater concentration. Many installations which ostensibly were independent units were actually subdivisions of parent bases. Then, too, a Marine detachment was assigned to each naval unit for guard duty.

Naval Auxiliary Air Stations (NAAS) had as their function "operational training for fleet units." They were located at: Brown Field, Chula Vista, Camp Kearny, Salton Sea, Holtville, Los Alamitos, Ream Field, San Ysidro, San Clemente Island, San Nicolas Island, Twenty-Nine Palms, Oxnard, Arcata, Hollister, and Oakland. Naval Air Stations (NAS) also did fleet air training, served as headquarters for naval district commanders, were major shipping centers for aircraft and air craft supplies, and acted as assembly and overhaul centers. NAS locations in California were at San Diego, Alameda, and Terminal Island. Auxiliary Air Facilities (NAAF) under the Alameda headquarters command were located at: Livermore, Vernalis, Crow's Landing, Mills Field, San Francisco, Monterey, and Santa Rosa. A Naval Air Facility (NAF) at the Naval Ordnance Test Station at Inyokern was mainly experimental, but was also used for training purposes. Naval bases were also located as adjuncts to other activities, such as the bases on the Port Hueneme complex and Terminal Island. Similar facilities were also at Lindbergh Field (San Diego) and Mendocino. Marine Corps Air Stations (MCAS) were located at: El Centro, El Toro, Goleta, and Mojave. A Marine Corps Air Depot (MCAD) was at Miramar (San Diego) and a Marine Corps Aviation Base at Kearny Mesa (San Diego).

The Naval Air Station at Santa Ana had as its function shore patrol against submarines utilizing lighter than air (LTA) equipment. Auxiliary (to
Santa Ana) LTA bases were at Del Mar and Lompoc. Moffett Field at Sunnyvale was the LTA center in northern California, with auxiliary fields at Eureka and Watsonville.

Headquarters for Marine Corps training was at Camp Elliott, but actually embraced the entire San Diego area. Rancho Santa Margarita (near Oceanside), which became Camp Joseph H. Pendleton, was the largest installation, with some 38,000 officers and men. Camp Dunlap was another important training center, but amphibious practice was also conducted along the coast and on the islands of southern California. Barstow was' (and is) the main Marine supply depot. An area near Lake Cuyamaca was utilized to train Marines for jungle warfare. Camp Gillespie was originally used for parachute training, but was designated as a Marine Corps Air Facility in February, 1944.


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Alameda
Small Landing Craft Depot, Twelfth Naval District (Bay Farm Island).
Naval Air Control Center. (6852A)
Naval Air Station. (1402)
Air Support Training Unit No. 2. (46448)
Aviation Storekeeper School. (48308)
Bureau of Aeronautics Maintenance Resident Representative, Western District. (15401A)
Combat Aircrew Training Unit.
Commissary Store. (42099)
Fleet Radar Operator's School.
Link Celestial Navigation Trainer School.
Office in Charge, Fee Contracts.
Station Post Office. (35194)
Material Redistribution Center. (32899)
Office of Port Director, Naval Transportation Service.
Operational Information Section.
Training Aids Depot, West Coast. (9999)
Resident Officer in Charge, Contracts NOy-3550 and NOy-4173, Western Pacific Bases (Headquarters).
General Engineering and Drydock Co.
Supervisor of Shipbuilding.
Navy Cost Inspector.
Officer in Charge of Construction of "Civil Works" Contract NObs-344.
Officer in Charge of Construction of Contracts NOy-5464, NOy 5325, NOy 5566, Hdq. at Pacific Bridge Co.
Officer in Charge of Construction of "Civil Works" Contract NObs-76, United Engineering Co.
Coast Guard Base, Government Island. (2950A)
Coast Guard Training Station, Government Island.
U.S. Maritime Service Officers School. (48302)

Albany
Naval Landing Force Equipment Depot.

Arcata
Naval Auxiliary Air Station.
Combat Aircrew Refresher Training Unit. (A46400)
Cdr. Eureka Section, Naval Local Defense Forces, 12th Naval District. (31201A)

Avalon, Santa Catalina Island
Maritime Service Training Station.

Avila
Degaussing Range. (36692)

Banning
Naval Convalescent Hospital. (13583A)

Barstow
Marine Corps Depot of Supplies.
Marine Barracks. (2706B)

Beaumont
Naval Convalescent Hospital. (13583C)

Berkeley
Naval Medical Research Unit #1.
Navy V-12 Unit, Berkeley Baptist Divinity School.
University of California.
Navy V-12 Unit, University of Calif.
Naval Training School (Diesel Engineering).
Hall Scott Motor Car Co. (Supplemental). (48314) (School)
American Forge Co.
Navy Cost Inspector.
Officer in Charge of Construction of "Civil Works", Contracts NObs-13.

Beverly Hills
Navy Cost Inspector, Douglas Aircraft Co., Inc.

Burbank
Naval Training School (Aeronautical), Burbank, Calif.
Officer in Charge, Western Area, Naval Air Technical Training Command.
Training Film Section, Photographic Division, Bureau of Aeronautics, Walt Disney Productions.
Navy Cost Inspector, Interstate Aircraft and Engineering Corp.
Lockheed Aircraft Corp.
Bureau of Aeronautics Representative, Factory "A" Lockheed Aircraft Corp. (15414)
Navy Cost Inspector, Lockheed Aircraft Corp.
Vega Airplane Co.
Inspector of Naval Aircraft, Vega Airplane Co.
Vega Airplane Co., Burbank, Calif. (Inspection Duty) (Instruction)

Byron Hot Springs
Naval Unit.

Camp Elliott
Naval Training and Distribution Center. (7551)

Camp Kearney
Naval Auxiliary Air Station.
Combat Aircrew Refresher Training Unit. (A46412)
 
Castroville
Naval Radio Direction Finder Station.

Chula Vista
Naval Auxiliary Air Station, Brown Field.
Combat Aircrew Refresher Training Unit. (A46416)
Rohr Aircraft Corp.
Navy Cost Inspector. (16201)
Resident Inspector of Naval Material.
Bureau of Aeronautics Resident Representative. (15418)

Corona
Naval Hospital.
Spadra Annex, Naval Hospital. (13601A)

Coronado
Naval Barracks. (2718A)
Naval Amphibious Training Base. (A-3214)
Support Air Control School.
Training Command Amphibious Forces Pacific Fleet
Landing Craft School. (48322)
Fort Emory Detachment. (48323)
Naval Gunfire Liaison School. (filed under Foreign Schools)
Troop Training Unit.

Crows Landing
Naval Auxiliary Air Field.
Naval Auxiliary Air Station. (1820)
Combat Aircrew Refresher Training Unit. (A46420)

Del Mar
Naval Auxiliary Air Facility (LTA).

Del Monte
Navy Pre-Flight School.
Naval Training School (Elementary Electricity & Radio Material). (48325)

Dixon
Naval Radio Station. (40717B)

El Centro
Marine Corps Air Station.
Marine Base Defense Aircraft Group 43.

El Segundo
Douglas Aircraft Co.
Navy Cost Inspector.
Bureau of Aeronautics Representative, El Segundo Division. (15440)
Naval Training School (Aircraft Instruments), Sperry Gyroscope Co. (49326A)

El Toro
Marine Corps Air Station.
Headquarters Squadron, Marine Corps Air Station.
Headquarters Marine Aircraft Group 23, Marine Fleet Air West Coast.
Marine Base Defense Aircraft Group 41.

Eureka
Captain of the Port.
Naval Auxiliary Air Facility (LTA).
Chicago Bridge & Iron Co.
Officer in Charge of Construction. (9041)
Officer in Charge of Construction of "Civil Works" Contract NOy-5325.

Fallbrook
Naval Ammunition Depot.
Naval Barracks. (2721)

Fresno
Sub Station Navy Recruiting Station. (41192)

Goleta
Naval Supplementary Radio Station. (40722)

Hamilton Field
Senior Communication Officer, West Coast Sector, Pacific Wing, Air Transport Command. (8546)

Hollywood
West Coast Branch Training Film Section.
Naval Photographic Services Depot.
Electrical Research Products Division, Western Electric Co.

Hollister
Naval Auxiliary Air Station.
Combat Aircrew Refresher Training Unit. (A46430)

Holtville
Naval Auxiliary Air Station.
Combat Aircrew Refresher Training Unit. (A46432)

Imperial Beach
Naval Supplementary Radio Station. (40730)

Inglewood
Naval Training Unit (Line Maintenance PBJ), Army Air Force Base Unit 3716, North American Aviation Corp. (46406)

Inyokern
Naval Air Facility. (962A)
Naval Ordnance Test Station.
Naval Barracks. (2730A-1)
Officer in Charge of Construction of the Bureau of Yards & Docks Contracts.

Irvington
Material Redistribution Center. (32909A)

Kearney Mesa
Aviation Training Sqd. 132, Marine Corps Air Base.
Personnel Group, Marine Corps Air Base.

King City
Naval Auxiliary Air Station. (1841A)

La Jolla
Scripps Institute of Oceanography. (48327)

Lake Chabot
Free Machine Gun Range.

Livermore
Naval Air Station.
Combat Aircrew Refresher Training Unit. (A46440)
Wagoner Field.
 
Loma Linda
V-12 Unit; U.S. Navy, College of Medical Evangelists.

Lompoc
Naval Auxiliary Air Facility (LTA).

Long Beach
Resident Inspector of Naval Material.
Naval Dispensary.
Naval Drydock.
Naval Hospital.
Epidemiological Unit.
Chaplain's Office. (7873)
Senior Patrol Officer.
Navy Relief Office.
Officer in Charge Construction, Naval Ammunition Magazine & Net Depot.

Los Alamitos
Naval Auxiliary Air Station.
Combat Aircrew Refresher Training Unit. (A46442)

Los Angeles
Naval Advisor, War Production Board.
Naval Advisor to Division of Contract Distribution, War Production Board.
Armed Forces Induction Station.
Army-Navy Electronics Production Agency, Pacific Coast Region Office.
Captain of the Port.
Industry Cooperation Division, Office of Procurement & Material.
Los Angeles Branch Office of Administration of Export Control.
Los Angeles Regional Office Services and Sales Renegotiation Section of Office of Procurement and Material. (36927A)
Office of Petroleum Administrator for War. (34755)
Office of Strategic Services, Los Angeles, Calif. (42906A)
Officer in Charge of Cadet Midshipmen, Training Organization, War Shipping Administration. (5703)
Veterans Administration. (46553A1)
Assistant District Public Relations Officer.
Branch Intelligence Office.
Branch of Material Redistribution and Disposal Section, Stock Division, Bureau of Supplies and Accounts.
Branch Office of the General Inspector of Naval Aircraft.
Branch Public Relations Office. (35780)
Branch Security Office. (37275)
Bureau of Aeronautics Representative. (15466)
Bureau of Aeronautics General Representative, Western District. (15462)
Civil Works Engineer, Bureau of Yards & Docks. (793A-1)
Civil Works Engineer, Los Angeles Civil Works Division (7953A)
Compass Compensation.
District Industrial Incentive Officer, Los Angeles District. (14507)
District Property Transportation Office.
District Public Relations Officer.
District Security Office.
District Shore Patrol Office, Los Angeles Area. (34613)
Field Cable Censorship Station. (6348)
General Court Martial, 11th Naval District.
Inspector of Naval Petroleum Reserves in California. (5188)
Naval Records Management Center, Western Division (6595)
Naval Training School (Diesel), Hemphill Schools, Inc.
Naval Training School (Electrical), Chapman College.
Naval Training School, Naval Reserve Armory. (48340)
Navy Disbursing Office. (11813)
Navy Market Office. (32795)
Navy Purchasing Office.
Navy Recruiting Station.
Navy Unit, Armed Forces Radio Service. (44351A)
Office of Naval Officer Procurement.
Officer in Charge of Construction of "Civil Works" Contracts.
Quartermaster Market Center.
Radio and Motion Picture Liaison Officer.
Zone Communication Office.
Zone Intelligence Office.
Los Angeles Tumer Institute. (X-Ray Instruction)
Navy V-12 Unit, Occidental College.
University of California.
Navy V-12 Unit, University of California.
University of Southern California.
Navy V-12 Unit, University of Southern California.
Airesearch Laboratories, Airesearch Manufacturing Co.
Consolidated Steel Corp, Ltd.
Naval Inspector of Ordnance.
Navy Cost Inspector.
Resident Inspector of Naval Material.
Navy Cost Inspector, Edward F. Zap.
Floating Dry Docks, J.E. Haddock Co. Ltd. (12213)
Branch Office, Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Food Machinery Corp.
Gilfillan Bros. Inc. (Inspection Duty Station)
Officer in Charge, US Marine Corps, District Hdq. Induction & Recruiting Station. (41546)
Marine Corps Recruiting, Los Angeles Division
Marine Corps Reserve.

Mare Island
Naval Ammunition Depot.
Naval Barracks. (2740)
Naval Hospital.
Navy Yard.
Anti-Submarine Attack Teacher Training Unit. (46466)
Assistant Industrial Manager.
Classification Center. (6597A)
ECM Repair Facility.
Firefighters' School.
Industrial Department.
Materials Laboratory.
Naval Dry Dock.
Naval Radio Station.
Officer in Charge Commissary Store.
Optical School.
Paint Laboratory.
Position Classification Field Office. (8102B)
Radio Material Office.
Registered Publications Issuing Office. (35653E)
Rubber Testing Laboratory.
Ship Repair Training Unit. (46508)
Submarine Supply Center, Supply Dept. (6597)
Yard Dispensary.

Maywood
Resident Inspector of Naval Material. (29451)
Consolidated Steel Corp. (Inspection Duty)
 
Miramar Ranch
Marine Aircraft Wings, Pacific, Casual Camp.

Moffett Field
Naval Air Station.
Naval Airship Training Center.
Airship Headquarters Squadron Detachment 32.
Naval Detachment, Ames Aeronautical Laboratory.
Combat Aircrew Refresher Training Unit. (A46448)

Mohave
Marine Corps Air Station.

Monterey
Captain of the Port.
Naval Auxiliary Air Station. (1852)
Combat Aircrew Refresher Training Unit. (A46450)
Naval Civil Affairs Staging Area, The Presidio of Monterey. (5580B)
Section Base. (4118)

Morro Bay
Amphibious Training Base Morro Bay, Calif. (A3240)
Morro Bay Detachment, Training Command Amphibious Forces Pacific Fleet Landing Craft School. (48357)

Napa
Officer in Charge of Construction of "Civil Works" Contracts NObs-74, Basalt Rock Co.
Navy Cost Inspector, Basalt Rock Co.
 
Niland
Marine Barracks, Camp Dunlap.

Niles
Navy Cost Inspector, Pacific States Steel Corp.

Oakland
Main Office District Labor Board. (4852A)
U.S. Maritime Commission Office.
Regional Director of Construction, West Coast, U.S. Maritime Commission. (32731A)
Advance Base Depot.
Resident Officer in Charge of Construction of Contracts NOy-4173 & NOy-3550, Ninth Ave. Pier. (9095)
Advance Base Section Naval Supply Depot.
Aviation Supply Annex.
Naval Air Station. (1530)
Overseas Air Cargo Terminal, Naval Auxiliary Air Station. (43925)
Naval Barracks (WR) (2771)
Naval Hospital.
Naval Medical Supply Depot.
Naval Supply Depot.
Naval Supply Depot, Aviation Annex.
Impregnation Plant. (Info Card)
Liaison Officer, Service Force, Pacific Fleet.
Naval Barracks.
Naval Fuel Annex.
Radio Supply Branch. (36425B)
Small Landing Craft Depot, 12th Naval District.
Boeing School of Aeronautics.
Naval Training School (Air Transport Service), United Air Lines Training Center. (48360)
Navy Cost Inspector, Atlas Imperial Diesel Engine Co.
Officer in Charge of Construction of "Civil Works" Contracts NObs-423, General Metal Corp. Moore Dry Dock Co.
Assistant Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Moore Dry Dock Co.
Navy Cost Inspector, Moore Dry Dock Co.
Officer in Charge of Construction of "Civil Works" Contracts NOy-5566, Poole & McGonigle Co.

Oceanside
Amphibious Training Base. (A-3248)
Amphibious Tractor Bn. Training Center, Amphibious Training Base. (7617) Beach Battalion School, Amphibious Training Base. (48363)
Boat Basin Detachment, Landing Craft School, Training Command Amphibious Forces Pacific Fleet, Amphibious Training Base. (2609)
Naval Hospital, Santa Margarita Ranch.
Medical Field Service School, Naval Hospital.
Communication School Training Command, Amphibious Forces Pacific Fleet. (48362A)
Fourth Marine Raider Battalion, with Amphibious Corps.
Camp Joseph H. Pendleton. [USMC]
Marine Barracks, Camp Pendleton.
Maritime Unit, Office of Strategic Services.

Oxnard
Branch Intelligence Office
Naval Auxiliary Air Station, Ventura County Airport. (1858A)
Combat Aircrew Refresher Training Unit. (A46458)

Pacific Beach
Anti-Aircraft Training Center.

Palo Alto
Stanford University.
Civil Affairs Training School. (48371)
Civil Communications Intelligence School. (48370A)
Veterans Administration. (46555D)

Pasadena
Bureau of Ordnance Design Unit. (45732)
California Institute of Technology.
Resident Inspector of Ordnance.
Liaison Officer, National Defense Research Committee. (48373)
Navy V-12 Unit.
Naval Training School (Aeronautical Engineering).
Resident Inspector of Naval Material. (29492)
Bureau of Aeronautics Representative, Aerojet Engineering Corp. (15490)

Pleasanton
Officer in Charge of Construction of Contracts NOy-5863 & NOy 5864.

Point Arguello
Naval Radio Station.

Point Loma
Naval Radio Station.
Naval Training School (Radar Operators).
Naval Radio Security Activity, San Diego.

Point Montara
Anti-Aircraft Training Center.

Point Mugu
Anti-Aircraft Training Center.

Point Reyes
Bell Laboratories.

Point Saint George
Navy Radio Station. (40756A)

Port Chicago
Naval Magazine.
Naval Barracks. (2784)

Port Hueneme
U.S. Naval Base.
Advance Base Depot.
Officer in Charge of Construction, Contract NOy 8173.
Receiving Barracks.
Advance Base Receiving Barracks.
Anti-Aircraft Training Center.
Base Optical Unit No. IX, Advance Base Receiving Barracks. (44377)
Naval Training School (port director organization). (48377)
Base Service Unit, U.S.N.
Base Unit 4-P.
Branch Intelligence Office.
West Coast Regional Representative, Naval Air Mobile Technical Training Detachment. (11727A)

Redlands
Navy V-12 Unit, University of Redlands.

Reseda
Naval Monitoring Station.

Richmond
Naval Fuel Annex, Point Molate. (13095)
Material Redistribution Center. (32919)
Liaison Officer at Kaiser, Inc., Yard Number Three (3).

Riverside
Branch Office Supervisor of Shipbuilding at Food Machinery Corp.

Sacramento
Armed Forces Induction Station.
Navy Recruiting Sub-Station. (41302)
Semi-Main Navy Recruiting Station. (41302)
Branch Office, Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Sacramento Shipbuilding Co.

Salton Sea
Naval Auxiliary Air Station. (1869)

San Bernadino
Branch Intelligence Office.
Naval Convalescent Hospital, Arrowhead Springs. (13681)

San Bruno
Naval Advance Base Personnel Depot.
Classification Center. (6631C)

San Clemente
Fleet Training Base.
Naval Auxiliary Air Station.
Advanced CIC Team Training Center. (7625)

San Diego
Selective Service, State of California. (37503)
Captain of the Port.
Harbor Entrance Control Post.
National Defense Research Committee. (8405)
Port Director, San Diego, Calif.
11th Naval District.
Branch Office of Supervisory Cost Inspector. (15748)
Director of Training. (44143)
Dispensary.
District Civil Readjustment Office. (8070)
District Classification Control Officer, Eleventh Naval District. (8092)
District Intelligence Office.
District Labor Relations Office. (30590)
District Ordnance & Engineering Office. (34162A)
District Public Relations Office. (35803A)
District Security Office. (37286)
District Supply Office. (43719a)
District War Bond Office. (5275)
Labor Board. (4855)
Advanced Bases, Submarine Repair Unit.
Air Base Group 2.
Air Liaison Officer School, Camp Pendleton. (48382A)
Bureau of Yards & Docks Contract NOy-7891.
Camp Elliott.
Medical Field Service School. (48391)
Naval Training and Distribution Center. (7626)
Chemical Warfare Instructor's School. (48384)
Re-Training Command. (44143B)
Dispensary (Marines).
Ninth Replacement Battalion (Marines).
Tenth Replacement Battalion (Marines).
Twelfth Replacement Battalion (Marines).
Naval Detachment. (117281)
Central Stores, Fleet Air, West Coast. (42109)
Central Stores.
CIC [Combat Information Center] Indoctrination School, San Diego, Calif. (48385)
Coast Guard Air Station.
Commander, San Diego Coastal Patrol.
Commissioned Officers Mess, Camp Kidd, Balboa Park. (31444A-2A)
Destroyer Stores Office.
Disbursing Office of Small & Miscellaneous Craft.
Domestic Transportation Office. (44179)
Field Censorship Station.
Fleet Aircraft Recognition Unit. (44544L)
Fleet Post Office. (35215A)
Fleet Radio Pool.
Hydrographic Distribution Office.
Inshore Patrol.
Issuing Office.
Landing Craft School, Amphibious Training Command, Pacific.
Landing Force Equipment Depot.
Naval Air Control Center. (6873)
Naval Air Control Center, Southern Sector, Western Sea Frontier. (6878)
Naval Air Station.
Aviation Ordnance Development Unit #1. (45733)
Aviation Free Gunnery Training Unit.
Base Air Detachment Number Two (2).
Bureau of Aeronautics Maintenance Representative Office, Western District. (31444A-3)
Combat Aircrew Training Unit. (A46465)
West Coast Detachment, Air Ferry Service Squadron One. (9625)
Airborne Radar School, Fleet Air West Coast. (48383)
Naval Auxiliary Air Station, Ream Field.
Combat Aircrew Refresher Training Unit. (A46466)
Naval Dry Dock.
Naval Frontier Base. (3326)
Naval Hospital.
Epidemiological Unit.
Hospital Corps School. (48390)
Naval Medical Storehouse.
Naval Net Depot.
Naval Operating Base.
Commissary Store.
Marine Corps Base.
Marine Corps Recruit Depot. (10033)
Second Defense Battalion, Fleet Marine Force.
Second Marine Brigade (Reinforced).
Second Marine Division, Fleet Marine Force.
Second Parachute Battalion, Second Marine Division, Fleet Marine Force.
Naval Radio & Sound Laboratory.
Radio Operators School. (48397)
Naval Radio Station, Chollas Heights.
Naval Receiving Station.
Clothing & Small Stores. (5598)
Payroll Section #1.
Payroll Section #2.
Payroll Section #3.
Naval Repair Base.
Administration & Military Command. (143, 209)
Assistant Industrial Manger. (14767)
Clothing & Small Stores. (5596)
Destroyer Repair Unit #1.
Fire Fighters School. (48386)
Fleet Service School. (48387)
Fleet Service School (Advance Fire Control Maintenance). (48387A)
Fleet Service School (Advance Fire Control--Operational). (48389)
Fleet Service School (Advance Torpedo). (48388)
Fleet Service School (Diesel). (48408)
Industrial Command. (14231)
Radar School. (48396)
Schools and Training Command. (48400)
Ship Repair Training Unit. (46516)
WAVE Barracks.
Women's Reserve Representative.
Naval Supply Depot.
Naval Barracks. (2801)
Naval Fuel Annex.
Naval Training Center. (7625-A)
Administrative Command. (208)
Fire Fighters Training Unit. (46492)
Naval Academy Preparatory School. (48394)
Naval Training School (Cooks & Bakers). (48407)
Naval Training School (Gunners Mates). (48410)
Naval Training School (Gyro-Compass). (48412)
Naval Training School (Instructor). (48414)
Naval Training School (Radar Operators), Point Loma. (48416)
Naval Training School (Radio). (48417)
Naval Training School (Stenography). (48418A)
Naval Training School (Yeoman). (48420)
Recruit Training Command. (44131)
Service School Command. (48399)
Navy Recruiting Station.
Navy Reservation Bureau. (36230A)
Navy Weather Central. (17415)
Office of Patrol Commander Operations. (34624)
Officer in Charge of Construction of "Civil Works" Contracts.
Officer in Charge of Construction of Contract NOy 7891.
Operations Office and Office of Patrol, Commander.
Port Director, Naval Transportation Service.
Position Classification Field Office. (8111)
Radio Stations. (40763)
Recruit Training School. (48398)
Registered Publications Issuing Office, NOB. (35665)
Resident Officer in Charge of Construction, Contract NOy 9669. (9117A)
San Diego Coastal Patrol. (34625)
San Diego Section. (36945)
Semi-Main Navy Recruiting Station.
Submarine Repair Training Unit, Pacific (Merger of Submarine Repair Unit at San Diego, Calif.)
Support Air Control School, Amphibious Training Base, Coronado. (48402)
Target Repair Base. (3913)
Training Aids Section. (44158K)
Naval Shore Patrol, Central Police Station.
West Coast Sound School. (48404)
Officer in Charge, U.S. Marine Corps, Sub-District Hdq. Induction & Recruiting Station. (41582)
Amphibious Training Staff, Fleet Marine Force.
Commanding General, Fleet Marine Force, San Diego Area.
Third Parachute Battalion, Amphibious Corps, Pacific Fleet.
Fleet Marine Force, Marine Corps Base.
Second Marine Raider Battalion.
Second Medical Co., Second Medical Battalion, Fleet Marine Force.
Third Marine Division, Fleet Marine Force.
Eighth Marine Defense Battalion (Reinforced).
Base Depot, Fleet Marine Force.
Third Base Depot, Fleet Marine Force.
Company A, Third Medical Battalion, Ninth Marines Reinforced.
Construction Battalion, Replacement Group, Fleet Marine Force.
Eighteenth Replacement Battalion, Fleet Marine Force, San Diego Area.
Eighth Replacement Battalion, Fleet Marine Force.
Epidemiological Unit, Third Marine Division, Fleet Marine Force.
First Corps Medical Battalion, Fleet Marine Force.
Fourth Marine Base Defense Aircraft Wing, Fleet Marine Force, 11th Naval District.
Seventeenth Replacement Battalion, Fleet Marine Force, San Diego Area.
Twentieth Replacement Battalion, Fleet Marine Force, San Diego Area.
First Corps Headquarters Co., Marine Amphibious Corps.
Marine Corps Auxiliary Air Facility, Gillespie. (1017)
Marine Corps Aviation Base, Kearney Mesa.
Marine Corps Barracks, Camp Matthews. (2801A)
Personnel Group, Marine Fleet Air West Coast, Marine Corps Air Depot, Miramar. (10033)
Service Group, Marine Aircraft Wings, Pacific.
Campbell Machine Co.
Navy Cost Inspector, Consolidated Aircraft Corp.
High Altitude Laboratory, Consolidated Vultee Corp.
Bureau of Aeronautics Representative, Consolidated Vultee. (15514)
Navy Cost Inspector, Douglas Aircraft Corp.
Assistant Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Lynch Shipbuilding Co.
Navy Cost Inspector, Ryan Aeronautical Co.
Bureau of Aeronautics Representative, Ryan Aeronautical Corp. (15516)
San Diego Marine Construction Co. (Inspection Duty)

San Francisco
California Branch, Office of Strategic Services.
Pacific Coast Area Office of Strategic Service. (42907B)
California Maritime Academy. (48422)
Captain of the Port.
Coast and Geodetic Survey.
Maritime Commission Office.
Maritime Commission Depot.
Pacific Bureau, Overseas Operations Branch, Office of War Information. (344403)
Red Cross Blood Donor Center.
San Francisco Port of Embarkation, Fort Mason.
Sub District Office of Petroleum Administrator for War. (34762)
Veterans Administration. (46558)
War Production Board.
War Shipping Administration, Division of Training.
Area Containers Office. (143A)
Armed Forces Induction Station.
Assistant Industrial Manager.
Base Service Unit. (46013A)
Board of Inspection and Survey, Pacific Coast Section.
Branch Hydrographic Office.
Branch of the Office of the General Counsel (Pacific Coast). (34402A)
Bureau of Aeronautics, Special Devices Division. (665)
Central Procuring Agency, Navy Lumber Coordinating Unit. (31313)
Civil Works Engineer, San Francisco Civil Works District. (7960A)
Classification Center, Receiving Ship. (6633A)
Coast Guard Air Station.
Coordinator of Naval Logistics on the Pacific Coast. (30568)
Degaussing Range (Harbor Entrance). (36724)
Deperming Station (Pier 33). (40372)
Director, Advance Base Office, Pacific.
Director, Pacific Division, Bureau of Yards & Docks.
Disbursing Office.
Disbursing Transportation Office. (44165)
Dispensary, Naval Training & Distribution Center. (12052)
District Budget & Ordnance Officer. (2609A)
District Cable Censor. (6736)
District Cadet Midshipmen Supervisor, Training Organization, WSA.
District Chaplain's Office. (7877)
District Industrial Incentive Officer, San Francisco Division (14513)
District Intelligence Office.
District Labor Relations Office. (30591)
Domestic Transportation Office. (44180)
Enlisted WAVES Quarters. (36103)
Fleet Post Office.
Fleet Records Office.
Fourth Fighter Command (Army Activity).
General Inspector, Supply Corps, Pacific Coast.
Harbor Entrance Control Post School. (48426)
Inspector of Naval Aircraft.
Inspector of Naval Material.
Insurance Division Field Office, Office of Procurement & Material. (30016)
Maintenance & Supply Branch Office, Amphibious Training Command, Pacific. (43720B)
Maintenance & Supply Branch Office, Amphibious Training Command. (43720A)
Mine Disposal Unit. (45654)
Mine Recovery Primary Unit.
Naval Air Priorities Office.
Naval Aviation Cadet Selection Board.
Naval Barracks.
Naval Barracks (WR), Balboa Park.
Naval Frontier Base. (3328)
Naval Operating Base.
Small Craft Disbursing Office.
Naval Radio Control Station. (40762A)
Naval Radio Station.
Naval Receiving Barracks, Market Street.
Naval Receiving Hospital. (13683)
Naval Reserve Educational Center.
Naval Reserve Training Base.
Naval Training and Distribution Center. (7629)
Naval Training School (Damage Control), 3000 Folsom Street. (48449)
Naval Training School (Damage Control), San Francisco Area. (48449)
Naval Training School (Damage Control). (48449)
Naval Training School (Radio), U.S.S. Despatch. (48458)
Naval Training School (Supplemental) Pitometer Logs, Pitometer Log Corp. (48463)
Naval Training School (Supplemental), Pitometer Logs Corp.
Naval Training School (Underwater Cutting & Welding). (48464)
Navy Mail Center. (6632A)
Navy Market Office.
Navy Postal Coordinator, Pacific Coast.
Navy Purchasing Office.
Navy Recruiting Station.
Navy Relief Society. (36231)
Navy Weather Central.
Oceanic Air Traffic Control Center. (6632A)
Office of Naval Officer Procurement.
Office of Navy Representative, Army-Navy Munitions Board.
Office of Patents & Inventions. (34403A)
Office of Public Relations.
Office of the Port Director.
Officer in Charge of Construction of "Civil Works" Contracts, Engineering Office, 905 Mills Building.
Officer in Charge of Plants Operated by the Navy Dept., 83 Mcallister St. (34820A1)
Overseas Freight Terminal, Army.
Pacific Coast Branch Office of the General Counsel for the Dept. of the Navy.
Position Classification Field Office. (8110)
Receiving Ship.
Regional Price Adjustment Board.
Registered Publications Issuing Office.
San Francisco Air Defense Wing (Army Activity).
San Francisco Office, Training Command, Amphibious Forces, Pacific Fleet. (36947)
Ship Repair Unit AD 40.
Superintending Civil Engineer.
Superintending Civil Engineer of Area Number Six.
Training Aids Section. (44158L)
Transport & Evacuation Service. (43937)
Wartime Merchant Ship Communications School. (48443)
West Coast Field Branch, Navy Material Redistribution & Disposal Administration. (32921)
West Coast Zone Shipbuilding Stabilization Officer. (37713A)
V Mail Station.
12th Naval District.
Assistant to Industrial Manager, 12th Naval District.
Director of Training. (44145)
District Coordinator for War Bonds. (5275-A)
District Labor Relations Office.
District Operations Office.
District Property Transportation Office. (42201)
District Supply Officer (Petroleum Pool Pacific Coast).
Harbor Entrance Control Post.
President, General Court Martial, 12th Naval District
13th Naval District.
Director of Distribution. (9627)
Hunter's Point.
Naval Drydocks. (12231)
Naval Training Center. (7631)
Officer in Charge of Construction, Contract NOy 8464. (9118A)
Industrial Department.
Submarine Repair Unit.
Treasure Island.
Advanced Naval Training School.
A/S Attack Teacher Training Unit. (46474)
Naval Armed Guard Center.
Naval Training School (Armed Guard Gunnery). (48446)
Commander, Operational Training Command, Pacific Subordinate Command.
Commander, Patrol Force.
Communication Liaison Pool. (8552)
Degaussing Range. (36725)
Harbor Entrance Control Post.
CIC School, Operational Training School. (48424)
Diesel Training Unit. (46436)
Fire Fighter's School. (48425)
Merchant Marine Cadet Basic School. (48430)
Merchant Marine Reserve Training Center, Section Base.
Naval Auxiliary Air Facility.
Naval Hospital.
Epidemiological Unit.
Naval Training Center.
Naval Training School (Armed Guard Visual Signals). (48446)
Naval Training School (Cooks & Bakers). (48447)
Naval Training School (Degaussing Components). (48451)
Naval Training School (Gyro Compass). (48453)
Naval Training School (Pancake Engine). (48454)
Naval Training School (Pre-Radio). (48456)
Naval Training School (Radio Engineering). (48460)
Naval Training School (Radio Material).
Naval Training Schools.
Naval Training School (Gunners Mates & Electric Hydraulic),
Advanced Naval Training Schools. (48452)
Operational Training School. (48438)
Operational Training School. (48446)
Pre-Commissioning Training Center. (7629A)
Pre-Embarkation Barracks. (2803)
Receiving Barracks.
School of Tropical Medicine. (46441)
Section Base.
Merchant Marine Academy. (48428)
Navy V-12 Unit, College of Physicians and Surgeons School of Dentistry. (48434)
Navy Inspector School, San Francisco Junior College. (48432)
Navy V-12 Unit, Stanford University School of Medicine. (48436)
University of California, School of Dentistry. (48423)
U.S. Marine Corps Hdq., Department of the Pacific.
Officer in Charge, U.S. Marine Corps, District Hdq. Induction & Recruiting Station. (41584)
Officer in Charge, Western Procurement Division (Marine Recruiting Station). (41583)
Depot Quartermaster, Department of the Pacific. (Marine Activity). Navy Cost Inspector, Bethlehem Steel Co. (shipbuilding div.)
Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Bethlehem Shipbuilding Co. (Shipbldg. Division)
Navy Cost Inspector, Enterprise Engine & Foundry Co.
Vehicle Maintenance School, International Harvester Co. (48442)
Navy Cost Inspector, Matson Navigation Co.
Navy Cost Inspector, Pan American Airways Inc., Treasure Island.
United Airlines, San Francisco Airport.
Navy Cost Inspector, United Engineering Co.
Navy Cost Inspector, Western Pipe & Steel Co.

San Jose
Resident Inspector of Naval Material. (29550)

San Leandro
Naval Hospital.

San Luis Obispo
Amphibious Training Base. (A3270)
Troop Training Unit, Amphibious Training Command.
Naval Academic Refresher Unit V-5, Polytechnic School. (44511A)

San Mateo
Merchant Marine Cadet Basic School.

San Nicolas Island
Naval Auxiliary Air Station. (1869C)

San Pedro
A/S Attack Teacher Training Unit, Frontier Base. (46476)
Area Public Relations Office.
Assistant District Material Officer
Assistant District Ordnance & Engineering Office. (34163A)
Assistant Industrial Manager. (1470)
Branch Hydrographic Office.
Branch Intelligence Office.
Branch Public Relations Office. (35805A)
Degaussing Office.
Degaussing Range. (36727)
ECM Repair Facility, NOB.
Fire Fighters' School. (48471)
Fleet Post Office. (35216a)
Harbor Entrance Control Post.
Maintenance Branch Office, Training Command, Amphibious Forces, Pacific Fleet (located at San Pedro). (31444A-1)
Maintenance Office, San Pedro Area. (31444A-1)
Maintenance Office, Training Command, Amphibious Forces, Pacific Fleet. (31444A)
Naval Frontier Base. (3332)
Naval Fuel Depot.
Naval Hydrographic Distributing Office.
Naval Medical Storehouse.
Naval Operating Base.
Naval Dispensary.
Naval Supply Depot.
Central Navy Disbursing Office. (11829)
Naval Fuel Annex.
Naval Training School (Harbor Defense).
Officer in Charge of Construction of "Civil Works" Contracts.
Officer in Charge of Construction of Contract NOy 6096, Concrete Floating Drydocks. (9119)
Port Director, Naval Transportation Service.
Port Director. (35098)
San Pedro Section, Inshore Patrol.
San Pedro Section. (36949)
Ship's Control Office.
Sub-Issuing Officer.
Naval Small Craft Training Center, Roosevelt Base.
Navy Routing Office. (36885E)
Terminal Island.
Assistant Industrial Manager. (14783A)
Maritime Service Graduate Station.
Naval Drydocks.
Office of the Industrial Manager, 11th Naval District. (14783)
Naval Operating Base.
Marine Barracks.
Naval Disciplinary Barracks. (2805)
Navy Accounting Office.
Registered Publication Sub-Issuing Office. (35665A)
Wartime Merchant Ship Communications School. (48469)
Receiving Station.
Receiving Station School for Transient Personnel, Receiving Station, Terminal Island.
Navy Cost Inspector, Bethlehem Steel Co. (Shipbuilding Division).
Los Angeles Shipbuilding & Drydock Co.
Navy Cost Inspector, Los Angeles Shipbuilding & Drydock Co.
Navy Operating Plant, Los Angeles Shipbuilding & DryDock Co. [SEE NEXT]
Naval Inspector of Ordnance, Los Angeles Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. (29861)
Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Los Angeles Shipbuilding & Drydock Co.
Navy Cost Inspector, Western Pipe & Steel Co.

San Rafael
Degaussing Range (San Pablo Bay). (36728)

Santa Ana
Naval Air Station.
Field Intelligence Officer.
Airship Hdq. Squadron Three, Detachment.
Airship Hdq. Squadron Detachment 31.
Commissary Store. (42527) 42).

Santa Barbara
Branch Intelligence Office.
Minesweeping School (Section Base). (48479)
Degaussing Range. (36729)
Naval Maintenance Depot. (10033A)
Marine Corps Air Station.
Marine Base Defense, Aircraft Group Forty-Two (42).
 
Santa Cruz
Naval Convalescent Hospital.

Santa Monica
Navy Cost Inspector, Douglas Aircraft Corp.
Naval Training Unit (Line Maintenance-R5D), Army Air Force Base Unit 3714, Douglas Aircraft Co., Inc. (46437)
Navy Cost Inspector, North American Aviation Inc.

Santa Rosa
Naval Auxiliary Air Station.
Combat Aircrew Refresher Training Unit. (A46470)

Santee
Marine Corps Auxiliary Air Station. (1871)

Saugus
Resident Inspector of Naval Material, Bermite Powder Co.

Seal Beach
Naval Ammunition & Net Depot. (10445)
Naval Barracks. (2806A)
Marine Barracks. (2806B)
 
Shoemaker
Construction Battalion Replacement Depot, Camp Parks.
Naval Hospital.
Naval Receiving Barracks.
Naval Receiving Barracks, Group A. (2808B)
Naval Receiving Barracks, Group B. (2808C)
Naval Receiving Barracks, Group C. (2808D)
Naval Training & Distribution Center. (7634A)
Administrative Command. (209)
Naval Disciplinary Barracks. (2808A)

Skaggs Island
Naval Radio Receiving & Control Station, 12th Naval District.
Naval Supplementary Radio Station. (40768A)
Supplementary Activities, Supplementary Radio Receiving & Control Station. (36953)

Sonoma
Rest Center, Mission Inn.

South San Francisco
Naval Auxillary Air Facility, Mills Field. (1032A)

Stockton
Material Redistribution Center, Rough & Ready Island. (32926)
Naval Supply Annex. (43721B)
Navy V-12 Unit, College of the Pacific.
Assistant Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Pollock Stockton Shipbuilding Co.
Officer in Charge of Construction of "Civil Works" Contract NObs-676, George Pollock Co.
Navy Cost Inspector, George Pollock Co.

Sunnyvale
Joshua Hendry Iron Works.
Navy Cost Inspector.
Naval Inspector of Ordnance.
Field Disposal Officer.
Field Accounting Officer. (12929)

Terminal Island
Naval Air Station.
Combat Aircrew Refresher Training Unit. (A46474)
Navy Ferry Control Liaison Officer.
Naval Drydocks. (12236)
Naval Operating Base.
Harbor Craft Base. (2977)
Naval Disciplinary Barracks. (2815)
Naval Radio Station. (40773A)
Navy Accounting Office.
Naval Receiving Station.
Roosevelt Base.
Naval Dispensary.
Small Craft Training Center. (7636)
Fire Fighters School.
Assistant Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Bethlehem Steel Co. Shipbuilding Division
Officer in Charge of Construction of "Civil Works" Contracts, Office of Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Bethlehem Steel Co.
 
Thermal
Naval Air Facility. (1033A)

Tiburon
Naval Net Depot.
Advance Base Detail. (3628)
Commissary Store.
Naval Net Training School.
Advance Base Personnel Depot, San Bruno Annex. (10226)

Torrance
Officer in Charge of Construction of "Civil Works" Contracts.
Navy Material Redistribution Center. (32928)
Navy Cost Inspector, National Supply Plant Corp.

Tracy
Naval Unit. (45714)

Tupman
Sub-Office of Inspector of Naval Petroleum Reserves in Calif.
Naval Fuel Annex, Elk Hills. (13105)
Navy Cost Inspector, Naval Petroleum Reserve #1, Elk Hills. (18288)
Navy Supply Annex. (43722)
 
Twentynine Palms
Naval Auxiliary Air Station, Twentynine Palms. (1859)

Vallejo
California Maritime Academy, Morrow Cove.

Van Nuys
Bureau of Aeronautics Representative, Navy-Lockheed Service Center, Metropolitan Airport. (15539)
Navy Cost Inspector, Navy Modification Center, Lockheed Aircraft Corp. (18401A)
Navy Cost Inspector, Navy-Lockheed Service Center. (18401)
Navy Cost Inspector, Vega Aircraft Corp. (18401)

Vernalis
Naval Auxiliary Air Station. (878)
Combat Aircrew Refresher Training Unit. (A46478)

Watsonville
Naval Auxiliary Air Station. (1884)
Combat Aircrew Refresher Training Unit. (A46480)
Naval Auxiliary Air Facility (LTA).

Wilmington
Coast Guard Patrol Base. (2989)
Coast Guard Receiving Station.
Officer in Charge of Cadet Midshipmen, U.S. Merchant Marine Cadet Corps, War Shipping Administration Training Organization. (5711)

Yosemite National Park
Naval Convalescent Hospital.
 

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