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 Gordon Highfill served as a pilot for the United States Navy during World War II and in the Naval Reserves during the 1950s-1960s. The collection contains military records, a Naval Reservist newsletter, a Douglas C-47 Skytrain check list, and three (3) pilot log books from his service.