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When was Pearl Harbor Naval Station built?

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The Pearl Harbor Naval Station, across Quarry Loch, was authorized in 1908. Dredging of the Pearl Harbor channel entrance began in 1910 and, on December 14, 1911, USS CALIFORNIA (CA 6) became the first warship to pass through the new channel into Pearl Harbor. Today, the Naval complex at Pearl Harbor serves as a major homeport and "pit stop of the Pacific" for the submarines and surface ships of the U.S. and Allied Pacific fleets. Naval Station Pearl Harbor had its beginning in 1912 as a receiving station located at Hospital Point. In 1940, the receiving station moved to the present Naval Station headquarters building. By 1954, ninety percent of the Navy

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