Destroyer Base • San Diego • 1921
View of provisions on the Navy dock with laid-up Clemson-class destroyers in the background
family lived in Quonset Huts at 32nd Street when we first came to San
Diego. In later years we often shopped at the 32nd Street
Commissary. My uncle, who served on "Four Stackers" like the ones above, always referred to 32nd Street as the "Destroyer Base", or just the "Des Base".
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