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Dec 28, 1941

The Chief of Bureau of Yards and Docks, Rear Admiral Ben Moreell, requested that construction battalions be recruited. On 5 Jan 1942, he gained authority from the Bureau of Navigation to recruit men from the construction trades for assignment to a Naval Construction Regiment composed of three Naval Construction Battalions.

Theater:  North America

ItemType:  Person

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Source:  Naval History & Heritage Command

Date Added: 2010-12-28

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