Marine Barracks Repairs – Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas VI


The Public Works Administration (PWA) carried out major repairs and remodeling of the Marine Barracks on St. Thomas. The cost of the PWA work was $1,969.35. The facilities, constructed in the vicinity of the Bourne Field, have been converted in classroom facilities for the University of the Virgin Islands.

Source notes

National Archives, RG 55, Records of the Government of the Virgin Islands, Correspondence and related records, PWA Programs in the V.I., 1933-38, Box 1.

Building the Navy's Bases in World War II: History of the Bureau of Yards and Docks And the Civil Engineer Corps, 1940-1946, Department of the Navy, Bureau of Yards and Docks, Chapter XVIII, Bases in South America and the Caribbean Area, Including Bermuda, accessed August 30, 2017.

Project originally submitted by Brent McKee on August 31, 2017.

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Location Info

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Bourne Field (former)
St. Thomas, VI

Coordinates: 18.34025062235897, -64.9742168590576

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