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- Admin Building
- Repair Base
- Pennyburn Creek
- Lisahally Supply Base
- Beech Hill Areas
- Creevagh US Naval Hospital
- Fincairn Glen Magazine
- Springtown Camp – Accommodation
- Aberfoyle House officers quarters
- Talbot House – US Telephone exchange
- Magee College Junior officers
- Springtown House Accommodation for Commandant and Senior Medical Officer
- Clooney Park Radio Station
- Rossdowney Radio Station
12 June 1941 – contract signed in Washington by British Government with GA Fuller-Merritt Chapman Corporation for constructing bases in Northern Ireland and Scotland, including Londonderry (Base 1) for the refuelling and repair of destroyers and submarines..
30 June 1941, 362 ‘civilian technicians’ arrived in Derry – numbers doubled by Christmas.
1 August 1941 – construction work started by US Navy Civil Engineering Corps – officers and technicians.
7 December 1941 -Pearl Harbour.
26 Jan 1942- 4,508 soldiers from the 34th Infantry Regiment docked in Belfast , now the official anniversary for first US forces arriving in Europe!
5 Feb 1942 – NOB formally commissioned serving all US Naval vessels in European Waters.
17-18 April – 1942 MG James E Chaney (Special Observer Group, London) and BG Robert A McClure (Military Attaché, American Embassy, London) accompany W Averill Harriman, Gen. George C Marshall (Chief of Staff, US Army) and Harry Hopkins on an inspection tour of US forces in NI.
6 May 1942 – First American Red Cross club in the British Isles opens in Derry in the former Northern Counties Hotel.
12 May 1942 – First Provisional Marine Battalion disembarks at Belfast and board LMS trains to Derry. At the railway station, naval buses take them to Springtown Camp.
13 May 1942 – 135th Infantry (34th Infantry Division) arrives in Derry, having disembarked from the Aquitania in Scotland and transhipped into lighters for movement to NI.
11 June 1942 – Lt. Hudson and the Rear Echelon of the First Provisional Marine Battalion arrived in Derry.
11 November 1942 – First Lady, Eleanor Roosevelt arrives in Derry to inspect the US NOB.