Naval Station Puget Sound (Wash.)
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Naval Station Puget Sound was activated after World War I. It is commonly referred to as NAS Sand Point or NAS Seattle. It is from here that the 1924 around-the world flights started. During its years of operation, Naval Station Puget Sound was used as a facility to train naval aviators. It was deactivated in 1970 and the airfield was shut down. Much of the land was repurposed into a public park and the base was formally closed in the late 1990s.
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Abstract The John and Alan Blum Northwest Aviation Collection consists of visual and textual materials related to the lives and careers of John and Alan Blum. John founded the Northwest Air Service Company and Alan served as President after his brother died in a plane crash in 1931.