Navy's New Carrier Berthing Facilities at Dan Diego

by D.R. Forrest,
J.B. Stetson,

Serial Information: Journal of the Waterways and Harbors Division, 1961, Vol. 87, Issue 4, Pg. 69-84

Document Type: Journal Paper


Planning and construction of Navy's new berthing facilities for Forrestal-class aircraft carriers at San Diego are described; facilities include installation of retractable fender system, camels, and cranes, modification of utilities at existing wharf, and dredging of turning basin and of 6.7 mi deep draft channel in SAN Diego Bay.

Subject Headings: Construction management | Aircraft and spacecraft | Fenders | Cranes | Existing buildings | Ports and harbors | Dredging | Basins | California | United States

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