Brooklyn Armed Guard Center 3

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 Armed Guard Center WAVES marching from barracks, 1944

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Picture below is Brooklyn, NY in 1944 looking at the Armed Guard Center from 52nd St and 5th Ave


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Picture below is 1944 Memorial Day. Taps at Parade Ground at Brooklyn Armed Guard Center


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Picture below is 1944 Memorial Day. Navy Armed Guard firing a Memorial Day Salute


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Picture below is Brooklyn Armed Guard Center Main Deck. Mess Hall, looking to front of building


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Picture below is Brooklyn Armed Guard Center Main Deck. Mess Hall looking to front of building.


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Picture below is Brooklyn Armed Guard Center Main Deck. Mess Hall looking to Port Side


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Picture below is Brooklyn Armed Guard Center Mess Hall and Bridge looking Aft


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Picture below is USN Armed Guard Crew at sea, 1944


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Picture below is Brooklyn Armed Guard Center Band at Astoria Swimming Pool in Astoria Long Island, NY swimming meet 25 August 1944


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Picture below is Brooklyn Armed Guard Center swim team at Astoria swimming pool in Astoria, Long Island, NY 25 August 1944. Left to right, Chief Frank Shirvis, Lt James S Peace, Joe Kohut, Al Rust and unknown


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Picture below is Brooklyn Navy Armed Guard Center swim team at Astoria Swimming Pool, Long Island, NY August 25, 1944


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Picture below is Hard Hat diving demonstration at Astoria Swimming Pool, Long Island, NY


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Picture below is Hard Hat diving demonstration by US Navy at Astoria Swimming Pool, Long Island, NY


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Picture below is the USS Newton at the Brooklyn Armed Guard Center. Served as a barracks and a Brig, 1944


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Picture below is Brooklyn Armed Guard Center Band at Karney Shipyard, October 1944, Lt James Peace is the officer. Launching of the USS Sheliak (AKA-62)


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Picture below is Brooklyn Armed Guard Center sick bay. Unknown Lt in Blues. Nurse in white is Lt Anna Kaseta


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Picture below is Brooklyn Armed Guard Center sick bay. WAVE Lt is unknown. Photographer Claude Knowlton from Minneapolis, Minnesota, Lt Anna Kaseta, man on right unknown.


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Picture below is Brooklyn Armed Guard Center darkroom, 3rd floor over main deck, 1944


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Picture below is Tommy Tramell from Wheeling, WV - Photographer - cleaning a lens in the photo darkroom at the Brooklyn Armed Guard Center, 1944


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