Paper Weight, 14TH Naval District Hawaii Sea Frontier, Brass, circa 1970
Regular price $65.00
Hawaiian Sea Frontier – The Hawaiian Sea Frontier (HawSeaFron) was a formation of the United States Navy established during World War II. It was organized to defend the island of Oahu.The major functions of the Hawaiian Sea Frontier were the maintenance of picket ships outside Pearl Harbor and the Port of Honolulu, the escorting of inter-island shipping, and the establishment of air-sea rescue facilities.
The Fourteenth Naval District, headquartered at the Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, was established in 1916. In 1945 the district consisted of the following geographic areas: the Hawaiian Islands, and islands to westward, including Midway, Wake, Kure, and Johnston, and Kingman Reef.
The Fourteenth Naval District was disestablished on 30 June 1979 and control was passed on to the Commander in Chief, U.S. Pacific Fleet.
4" in diameter, solid brass.