U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation Collection: Frederick J. Weber Papers

Manuscript Collection #677-018
Weber, Frederick J., 1881-1967
Physical description
0.155 Cubic Feet, 1 item, 1 volume , a pictorial diary and a photograph.
Preferred Citation
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation Collection: Frederick J. Weber Papers (#677-018), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
ECU Manuscript Collection
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A pictorial history of the 33rd Special Naval Construction battalion (1945) and a photograph of Weber in uniform.

Scope and arrangement

This collection consists of a pictorial log of the 33rd (Special) U.S. Naval Construction Battalion (the Seabees), and a photograph of Frederick Weber from Long Island, NY. Weber was a member of the 33rd Battalion's Company "C."

The log details the battalion's California field, stevedore, and other technical training; the group's voyage to the Pacific aboard the Norwegian transport ship M/S TORRENS and recreation on board; building a camp site on Samar Island; USO shows; and the supply station at Guiuan. Other log entries include individual and group photographs of battalion members and officers, as well as information concerning sports activities and duties. The log concludes with shots of Samar Island and rosters of officers and men. The collection also contains a photograph of Frederick J. Weber in uniform.

Administrative information
Custodial History

December 1, 1994, 1 item, 1 volume; A pictorial diary of the 33rd Special Naval Construction Battalion (1945) and a photograph of Weber in uniform. Gift of Mrs. Margaret Weiner, Middle Village, NY.

Source of acquisition

Gift of Mrs. Margaret Weiner

Processing information

Encoded by Apex Data Services

Copyright notice

Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.

Key terms
Personal Names
Weber, Frederick J.
Corporate Names
United States. Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 33
United States. Navy--Foreign service--Philippines
United States. Navy--Military construction operations
United States. Navy--Military life
World War, 1939-1945--Philippines
Samar Island (Philippines)

Container list
Box 1 Item 2 Photograph of Frederick J. Weber in uniform