Naval Submarine Base Development – Groton CT

Description

The W.P.A. conducted numerous improvement and development projects at the New London Submarine Base.

Project details:

  • “Construct and improve buildings, utilities, and grounds”
    Official Project Number: 165‐1‐91‐105
    Total project cost: $49,805.00
    Sponsor: Commandant, Naval Submarine Base, U.S. Navy
  • “Make improvements at airport”
    Official Project Number: 265‐2‐15‐71
    Total project cost: $7,894.00
    Sponsor: U.S. Army, Corps of Engineers, District Engineer, Providence
  • “Erect cyclone fencing, clearing and grubbing, install storm sewer, and construct storehouse, walks, and, pavements”
    Official Project Number: 265‐3‐15‐1
    Total project cost: $66,358.00
    Sponsor: Commander, Naval Submarine Base, U.S. Navy
  • “Improve Naval facilities and construct storm sewers”
    Official Project Number: 265‐3‐15‐21
    Total project cost: $96,204.00
    Sponsor: Commander, Naval Submarine Base, U.S. Navy
  • “Improve submarine base facilities”
    Official Project Number: 365‐3‐15‐1
    Total project cost: $66,358.00
    Sponsor: Commandant, Naval Submarine Base, U.S. Navy
  • “Demolish buildings, and build buildings and fences”
    Official Project Number: 210,450.00
    Total project cost: $125,028.00
    Sponsor: Navy Department, Bureau of Yards and Docks
  • “Construct and rehabilitate buildings, structures, and facilities”
    Official Project Number: 109‐3‐15‐5
    Total project cost: $400,000.00
    Sponsor: Navy Department, Bureau of Yards and Docks
  • “Construct roads”
    Official Project Number: 265‐3‐15‐61
    Total project cost: $29,604.00
    Sponsor: U.S. Navy, Coast Guard
  • “Complete the construction of barracks and submarine training school buildings at the submarine base in the city of New London”
    Official Project Number: 709‐2‐4
    Total project cost: $192,000.00
    Sponsor: U.S. Navy Department
  • “Improve U.S. Submarine Base, remove trees, improve buildings and grounds”
    Official Project Number: 765‐15‐2‐4
    Total project cost: $60,180.00
    Sponsor: Commanding Officer, Submarine Base, U.S. Navy
  • “Construct roads, and perform work appurtenant and incidental thereto, at the Submarine Base in New London”
    Official Project Number: 865‐15‐1‐1
    Total project cost: $86,000.00
    Sponsor: Commanding Officer, Submarine Base, New London, U.S. Navy
  • “Improvement of distribution system and modernization of systems”
    Total project cost: $12,000.00
    Sponsor: U.S. Navy Department
  • “Improvement of distribution system and modernization of systems”
    Total project cost: $12,000.00
    Sponsor: U.S. Navy Department
  • “Modernization of electrical system”
    Total project cost: $21,000.00
    Sponsor: U.S. Navy Department
  • “Rehabilitation of building Trades Shop”
    Total project cost: $48,000.00
    Sponsor: U.S. Navy Department
  • “Repair and improve buildings”
    Total project cost: $44,000.00
    Sponsor: U.S. Navy Department

Source notes

Nationwide Context, Inventory, and Heritage Assessment of Works Progress Administration and Civilian Conservation Corps Resources on Department of Defense Installations, July 2009 (pages C-26, C-27).

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on February 9, 2018.

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Location Info

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Naval Submarine Base New London
Groton, CT

Coordinates: 41.39230, -72.08694

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