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Instructors building, Little Chebeague Island, 1947

Contributed by National Archives at Boston

Instructors at the Navy's firefighter school on Little Chebeague Island in Casco Bay used this building during World War II.

Many escort ships trained in Casco Bay and the Navy occupied Little Chebeague mostly to provide recreation for sailors. It also operated a firefighter school there to teach sailors to fight shipboard fires.

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  • Title: Instructors building, Little Chebeague Island, 1947
  • Creator: Swan, Clifford
  • Creation Date: 1947-10-11
  • Subject Date: 1947-10-11
  • Local Name: Little Chebeague Island
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photograph
  • Dimensions (cm): 7.6 x 13.3
  • Local Code: ARC #607653, Box 30, 23/06/09-6
  • Collection: Record Group 270: Records of the War Assets Administration; Real Property Disposal Case Files
  • Object Type: Image

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380 Trapelo Road, Waltham, MA 02452
(781) 663-0144
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