Naval Ammunition Depot Development (former)- Hingham MA

Description

The W.P.A. conducted substantial development work at the former Naval Ammunition Depot in Hingham, Mass. Project details:

  • “Improvements at Hingham Naval Ammunition Depot”
    Official Project Number: 165‐2‐14‐426
    Total project cost: $176,352.00
    Sponsor: U.S. Navy Department
  • “Improvements at Naval Ammunition Depot”
    Official Project Number: 165‐2‐14‐61
    Total project cost: $15,712.00
    Sponsor: U.S. Navy Department
  • “Make general improvements to buildings, facilities, and grounds”
    Official Project Number: 165‐2‐14‐868
    Total project cost: $214,954.00
    Sponsor: Commandant, 1st Naval District, U.S. Navy
  • “Make general improvements to buildings, grounds, and facilities”
    Official Project Number: 165‐3‐14‐148
    Total project cost: $236,585.00
    Sponsor: Commandant, 1st Naval District, U.S. Navy
  • “Improve ammunition depot”
    Official Project Number: 165‐3‐14‐504
    Total project cost: $376,234.00
    Sponsor: Commandant, 1st Naval District, U.S. Navy
  • “Clear and prepare site for additions to ammunition depot”
    Official Project Number: 265‐2‐14‐113
    Total project cost: $1,000,490.00
    Sponsor: Commandant, 1st Naval District, U.S. Navy
  • “Make general improvements to buildings, grounds, and facilities”
    Official Project Number: 65‐2‐14‐264
    Total project cost: $270,407.00
    Sponsor: Commandant, 1st Naval District, U.S. Navy
  • “Make general improvements to buildings, grounds, utilities, systems and facilities”
    Official Project Number: 765‐14‐2‐46
    Total project cost: $315,413.00
    Sponsor: Commandant, 1st Naval District, U.S. Navy

Source notes

Nationwide Context, Inventory, and Heritage Assessment of Works Progress Administration and Civilian Conservation Corps Resources on Department of Defense Installations, July 2009 (page C-75).

https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/regionals/south/2013/08/21/bare-cove-park-hingham-modest-museum-bears-testimony-key-ammo-depot-during-wwii/MXfy1ABox8ED0nfBBYvecO/story.html

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on February 10, 2018.

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Location Info


Bare Cove Park
Hingham, MA

Location notes: Approx. location marker

Coordinates: 42.239990, -70.925850

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