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San Francisco Port Of Embarkation, U.S. Army

San Francisco, California
County of San Francisco.
Fort Mason, Golden Gate National Recreation Area
National Register Number: 85002433
Resource type: District.
Property type: Defense - military facility. The threat level was Satisfactory in
2008.
Congressional District: CA-8 Certified Local Government: YES
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Current use/information: Community buildings; See www.nps.gov/goga.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - February 4, 1985):
During World War II, this was the principal port on the West Coast for delivering personnel, materiel, weapons, and ammunition to the fighting fronts in the Pacific Theater.

Condition:
There are no threats to the landmark.

The Fort Mason Foundation is currently planning for the rehabilitation of Pier Shed 2 (lower Fort Mason), a major special events and theater space. NPS is exploring options for the seismic upgrade of Pier 1 (lower Fort Mason).


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