National Geographic : 1943 Mar
Gabriel Moulin Six Thousand Men Can Be Fed in 40 Minutes in Treasure Island's Mess Hall, Now the Biggest inthe Navy On this island, created for the World's Fair of 1939-40, naval recruits are trained, armed guards for merchant ships study gunnery tactics, small boats such as mine sweepers and patrol boats are based, and Pan Am Clippers take off for the far Pacific. The original Administration Building houses Naval Headquarters and offices of Pan American Airways, the Hall of Air Transportation is now Pan Am's hangar, and the Palace of Fine Arts isthe Navy's machine shop. Inthe former Science Building sailors straddle two-man benches taking code. Across the Court of the Moon, sailors wigwag in semaphore drill.