The Navy’s Legacy on Treasure Island - Public Knowledge.
Treasure Island Naval Base San Francisco, CA From wikipedia: -- During World War II, Treasure Island became part of the Treasure Island Naval Base, and served largely as an electronics and radio communications training school, and as the major Navy departure point for sailors in the Pacific. In 1996, Treasure Island and the Presidio Army Base were decommissioned and opened to public control.
A group of former and current residents of Treasure Island, a one-time San Francisco Bay naval base, on Jan. 23 sued consultants Tetra Tech and Shaw Environmental, the U.S. Navy, developer Lennar.
Quarters 1, Yerba Buena Island, Naval Training Station is located at 1 Whiting Way on Yerba Buena Island in San Francisco, and can be reached from I-80, by taking the Treasure Island exit off the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge. Although the island is accessible, Quarters 1 is not open to the public. A guard is posted at the entrance to the completely accessible base and is ideal for a car.
The story was about the radioactive contamination of Treasure Island, a former U.S. Navy base in the middle of the Bay. This story is important in and of itself but also because it once again unearths the region’s role in the birth of the atomic age and also highlights the radioactive legacy that continues to haunt us. The Chronicle article reported that 575 metal discs consisting of.
With James A. FitzPatrick. A travelogue celebrating the 1939 Golden Gate Exposition and highlighting its exhibition of classical paintings and stunning lighting effects.
Treasure Island, a man-made island built for the 1938 World's Fair in San Francisco harbor, now supports a naval base for military training. A cameraman and interviewer toured the naval base and.
Treasure Island: A Radioactive Isle A growing number of former residents have cancer, and sources involved in cleaning up the former military base say the Navy has deceived the people who live.