Tag Archives: Naval Weapons Station

June 4th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1937, the City of Seal Beach accepted the new municipally owned water tower. The estimated cost was $ 48,576 and stood for decades on the land that is now occupied by the Naval Weapons Station. – Michael Dobkins

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May 20th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1939, Andy’s Fish Pond ran the following ad in the Santa Ana Register. We know some of our readers have firsthand memories of Anaheim Landing before the Navy took over in 1944. Can any of them … Continue reading

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February 8th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1947, the Navy announced that Captain R. J. Townsend, commandant of the Navy’s amphibious base in Little Creek, VA, would be transferred to Seal Beach to serve as the ammunition depot’s new commandant. – Michael Dobkins

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Flying Down to Seal

Aerial Seal Beach Seal Beach Airport (Crawford Air Field) – January 11, 1943 Today’s image is taken from an aerial survey of the Southern California coast from Long Beach to Seal Beach done by the Navy’s Bureau of Aeronautics. click … Continue reading

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Where The Buoys Are

Image of The Week Seal Beach Naval Weapons Station – 1955 Click on the image for a larger view Bonus Image Click on the image for a larger view Bonus Image Click on the image for a larger view These … Continue reading

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