Brooklyn Armed Guard Center 2

Pictures from the US Navy Armed Guard Center 1st Ave and 52nd Street Brooklyn, New York All pictures are Official US Navy Photographs Clarence F. Korker, Jr. was a photographer at the Armed Guard Center from 1943 until the end of 1945. Most of the pictures were taken by him, although they had others that took pictures and did the pressing and printing of the photos. Credit goes to Jody Moser of Rocky Mountain Custom Photographics of Cody, Wyoming for donating the photo paper to make these pictures for scanning. Quality of the pictures was degraded to some extent in the scanning. Clarence F. Korker 7 N. Mulberry Street Fellsmere, Florida 32948-5320 Phone (772) 571-0230 Cell Phone 772 913-4413 E-Mail: korkykorker@aol.com

Picture below is Brooklyn Naval Armed Guard Center Officers at Ships Company Dance at Waldorf Astoria Hotel August 13, 1943. Left to right are Lt William J Pitt, Commander William J Coakley, Mrs Coakley, next four unknown and far right Lt Bernard M Klivans


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Picture below is Captains Inspection 20 August 1943 for 2 Purple Hearts, left to right, Lt Unknown, Jesse J Crutchirds, GM3C - Purple Heart, Norman O Shaver S1C, Purple Heart, 2 unknown, and Lt William J Pitt, Brooklyn Navy Armed Guard Center


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Picture below is Inspection on Main Deck and award by Commander William J Coakley and Executive Officer Commander J M Young looking on. August 1943


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Picture below is 3rd Naval District race with Brooklyn Navy Armed Guard Enlisted Men. Navy Armed Guard won


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Picture below is 3rd Naval District race again and Brooklyn Armed Guard won again


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Picture below is Hiram Sherman, BM2C, leading a Red Cross show at Brooklyn Armed Guard Center August 1943


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Picture below is Brooklyn Naval Armed Guard Center boxing on the main deck, August 1943


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Picture below is of Purple Heart being bestowed on Theodore Treglown, S1C, by Commander J M Young, Executive Officer. Lt William J Pitt at left, September 15, 1943


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Picture below is Brooklyn Navy Armed Guard Center Signalman and Radioman Class, October 1943


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Picture below is Shipping Out from the Brooklyn Naval Armed Guard Center, October 1943


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Picture below is Chief Boatswain Mate Max M Miller, October 1943 at the Brooklyn Naval Armed Guard Center


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Picture below is Brooklyn Naval Armed Guard Center Drum and Bugle Corps on the main deck, October 1943


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Picture below is Commander J M Young giving award at Brooklyn Naval Armed Guard Center, October 1943


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Picture below is Commander William J Coakley, Commanding Officer of Brooklyn Naval Armed Guard Center, early 1944


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Picture below is Lt Steward J Clancey from New Haven, Ct and Lt Clyde Spintzer Jan 1944


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Picture below is Brooklyn US Naval Armed Guard Center, 1st Ave and 52nd St, Brooklyn, NY December 1943


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Picture below is Brooklyn Naval Armed Guard Center, December 1943


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Picture below is Liberty Ship docking at US Naval Armed Guard Center Dock, March 1944


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Picture below is Brooklyn US Naval Armed Guard Center Cooks and Bakers, 1 February 1944


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Picture below is New Orleans Naval Armed Guard Center Flag Raising Ceremony 1944


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