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Building 119   Site ID No.: 35
Sand Point Naval Air Station
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HISTORY DISTRICT
Name: Dope Storage (Assembly & Repair)


West-South Elevation

Courtesy of Artifacts Inc.


Built between 1939 and 1944, this structure was used for the storage of aircraft dope which was plasticized lacquer applied to aircraft fabric. The Dope Storage building was sited near the Assembly & Repair building for easy access, yet, separate for fire safety purposes. Applying dope to aircraft was part of the assembly process. The building is vacant.

2007 google earth image

 
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