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    • Icepack

    • Icepack

    • Title taken from back of photo and accompanying note.

      "This Icepack, once used by Station personnel for ice skating, washed up to higher ground and broke up surrounding Navy Exchange warehouses with foot-thick ice slabs. For immediate...

    • UAF-1972-153-47
    • Naval Station, Kodiak

    • Naval Station, Kodiak

    • Title taken from back of photo and accompanying note.

      "Kodiak's Earthquake of March 27th caused this separation in a runway apron, aboard the U. S. Naval station. The earthquake caused minor damage compared to the amount of destruction...

    • UAF-1972-153-29
    • Marginal Pier

    • Marginal Pier

    • Title taken from back of photo and accompanying note.

      "Marginal Pier aboard the U. S. Naval station, Kodiak, shows the destructive power of Alaska's tidal waves which struck March 27th. For immediate release official U. S. Navy photograph,...

    • UAF-1972-153-30
    • Kodiak, Alaska.

    • Kodiak, Alaska.

    • Title taken from back of photo and accompanying note.
      "Partially demolished by the tidal wave, this haberdashery in the city of Kodiak was washed right off its foundations and rested with its rear portion in the harbor. For immediate release...

    • UAF-1972-153-46
    • Third tidal wave.

    • Third tidal wave.

    • Title taken from back of photo and accompanying note.
      "Third tidal wave hits the Naval Station with 30 feet overflow from the area's low tide mark. Hangar #1 gets thorough tidal saturation. For immediate release official U. S. Navy photograph....

    • UAF-1972-153-27
    • First tidal wave.

    • First tidal wave.

    • Title taken from back of photo and accompanying note.
      "First tidal wave, which crested at 22 feet above the area's low tide mark, deluged the Station ramp which leads into Old Woman's Bay. Hangar #3 and the northern slope of Old Woman's...

    • UAF-1972-153-28
    • Emergency powerhouse.

    • Emergency powerhouse.

    • Title taken from back of photo and accompanying note.
      "Emergency Powerhouse displays the oily water line when the tide came in behind the station administration building 3/27/64. For immediate release official U. S. Navy photograph. Public...

    • UAF-1972-153-32
    • Navy pick-up.

    • Navy pick-up.

    • Title taken from back of photo and accompanying note.
      "A pickup immersed by the waters off the point of Nyman's Peninsula aboard the Naval Station, Kodiak, forced two seamen, William D. Maule of Canoga Park, Calif., and Bruce Reid of Selah,...

    • UAF-1972-153-33
    • Well-oiled Jeep.

    • Well-oiled Jeep.

    • Title taken from back of photo and accompanying note.
      "Jeep almost floated away from its parking spot on Nyman's peninsula on the U. S. Naval Station, Kodiak, Alaska when the tidal wave struck March 27th. For immediate release official U. S....

    • UAF-1972-153-34
    • Abandoned automobile.

    • Abandoned automobile.

    • Title taken from back of photo and accompanying note.
      "The wife of a Coast Guardsman left this car for higher ground after leaving her husband aboard the Coast Guard Cutter BITTERSWEET (WAGL-389) on Nyman's Peninsula. The car literally floated...

    • UAF-1972-153-48
    • U. S. Naval Station.

    • U. S. Naval Station.

    • Title taken from back of photo and accompanying note.
      "Seabees work in near 100 mile per hour winds and sub-freezing temperatures to put portable boilers into operation to supply heat to Navy housing aboard the U. S. Naval Station, Kodiak,...

    • UAF-1972-153-49

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