Vallejo Mare Island Naval Shipyard History -- Tim Garton Re/Max Gold Vallejo

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Real Estate Agent with RE/MAX Gold DRE# 01494298

Dear friends, Clients, and future Clients,   

During World War II Mare Island in Vallejo CA  the first news of the Pear Harbor Bombing was received at Mare Island, then sent to the Naval District in SF who sent it to Washington DC.

During World War II in Vallejo CA Mare Island in Vallejo built 16 Subs, built 392 Ships, and repaired over 4,000 damaged  vessels.

During World War II in Vallejo CA Mare Island in Vallejo was the largest naval facility in the world.

During World War II in Vallejo CA Mare Island in Vallejo employed over 48,000 on the island with sub contractors over 100,000 and 20% of the work force were women

During World War II in Vallejo CA Mare Island in Vallejo sent out 300 buses up to 75 miles 6 days a week to pick up and drop off workers.

During World War II in Vallejo CA Mare Island in Vallejo had a shop that worked 24/7 roasting cofee beans to send out on ships leaving the island another shop worked 24/7 making 5 gallon paint cans.

During World War II in Vallejo CA Mare Island in Vallejo provided  housing for 13,000 in homes and 5,000 in dormatories, and 1,000 Quonset huts to house enlisted families.

Finally, During World War II in Vallejo CA Mare Island in Vallejo served 42,000 meals every day in four cafeterias, eight booths, and 15 electric heated carts.

Great History at Mare Island for sure!   https://www.facebook.com/MareIslandMuseum/ 

When thnking of buying or selling your next Vallejo California home Tim Garton a Vallejo Re/max Realtor can be reached at 707-315-5555

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