USS Newton Improvements – Jersey City NJ

Description

The federal Works Progress Administration (WPA) conducted improvement on the training ship USS Newton, stationed in Jersey City, NJ. The boat sank in the Hudson River in 1946, and “her hulk was later sold.”

WPA project details:
“Improve training ship”
Official Project Number: 765‐22‐2‐58
Total project cost: $7,446.00
Sponsor: Commanding Officer, Training Ship, U.S.S. Newton, 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-123).

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Newton_(ID-4306)

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on February 21, 2018.

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Location Info


Jersey City, NJ

Location notes: General location marker

Coordinates: 40.67812011528143, -74.07249185865703

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