United States. Navy. Construction Battalions Search this
1 Cubic foot ((1 flatbox))
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of a oversized scrapbook with a wooden cover which contains photographs of the construction of the bases on Tinian. The following Tinian construction sites/projects are covered: general aerial and ground images of Tinian; the waterfront; tank farms; water supply; army camps; bomb dumps; airfields; road construction; and hospitals. There are also an additional thirty-five loose prints on the following subjects: Tinian airfields; aerial photographs (not of Tinian); invasion of the Marianas, including Japanese aircraft and pilots; and Boeing B-29s and nose art on Tinian.
Biographical / Historical:
Comdr. Marvin Y. Neeley was an engineer with the Seabees during World War II. Neely belonged to the Brigade 6, Twenty-Ninth Naval Construction Regiment, and he was involved with the construction of the bases on Tinian.
Mark H. Neely, gift, 1995, 1995-0049, unknown
No restrictions on access
Main Image: Seabee emblem: A bee wearing a sailor hat firing a machine gun while holding a wrench and hammer
Princeton Poster# 8038
Issued by: U.S. Navy
Issued for: Seabees
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