Brooklyn Armed Guard Center 4

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 mess hall crew swabbing the main deck of the mess hall

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Picture below is Two arms of the law. Master at Arms Tommy Allegretti, BM1C and Officer Ben Briskin. Picture of the Month for October 1944


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Picture below is Brooklyn Armed Guard Center photo lab crew October 1944. Left to right is standing, Claude Knowlton, Clarence F Korker, unknown, Tommy Tramall, Seaman Cusson


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Picture below is WAVES Basketball 1945 at Brooklyn Armed Guard Center


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Picture below is Mens Basketball 1945 at Brooklyn Armed Guard Center


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Picture below is Thanksgiving at Brooklyn Armed Guard Center. Cook Ernie McKee.


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Picture below is Thanksgiving 1944 at Brooklyn Armed Guard Center. LT(jg) Bernice Ahlgren, right, reads dinner menu with unknown


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Picture below is Pointer Staff Thanksgiving Day 1944. Left to Right unknown, Jimmy Waller (Signalman) eating turkey, Anthony Mannaring (Y2C)


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Picture below is Brooklyn Armed Guard Center photo lab December 13, 1944


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Picture below is Brooklyn Armed Guard Center flag, 13 December 1944


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Picture below is New Orleans, Louisiana Armed Guard Centerchow line - 1944 or 1945


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Picture below was taken the day the special tall building for the 5"38 was dedicated. Lt Commander Martollio in the center is explaining to the Captain the way the building would be used


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Picture below is Lt Commander Martellio, director of the gunnery school at New Orleans watching the staff demonstrate use of a 20MM


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Picture below is A class being conducted on the power drive unit, in the new 5"38 building. The men spent two weeks intensive training on the 5"38.


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Picture below is a class being taught on the Rammer by Humphries. A rammer is disassembled on the table and schematics of the hydraulic system are on the wall, Navy Armed Guard Center New Orleans


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Picture below is From the top: 5"51, 4"50, small gun used in salutes and last, a 3"50. Navy Armed Guard Center New Orleans


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Picture below is a newly promoted Chief Gunners Mate. Lt Commander Martellio, Lt Slick are wet from dunking after promotions. Also in picture is Chief Master at Arms and next to him is Curtis Simmons and other staff members. New Orleans


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Picture below is a 5"38 located inside a building made special to permit maximum elevation. It also allowed rainy weather teaching. New Orleans


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Picture below is the 5"38 caliber dual purpose gun used for teaching, mounted over a pit so students could observe parts in the stand that gun moved on while training. New Orleans


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Picture below is US Naval Training School WAVE Reserve Bronx, New York 1945


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