Clipped From The Amarillo Globe-Times

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 - Floating Hangar Is Built for Seaplanes...
Floating Hangar Is Built for Seaplanes PITTSBURGH (UP)--A 'floating langar," believed to be the only one of its kind in the country, installed at the Dravosburg sea- lane base recently The $35000 hangai, designed ointly by river and aviation men, will shelter 15 seaplanes and is arge enough to accommodate' any eaplane in operation today The hangar weighs 161 tons but lisplace* only 11 inches of water t'is 125 feet,long and 45 feet nd has an entrance 45 feet long nd 15 feet high. The barge consists of eight bulk- eads sealed sepal ately for extia rotectlon against fiver mishaps, omplete repair shop will be in- luded aboard the barge hangar. It was designed by Dr R D Frawley, Pittsburgh dentist and wner-operator of the Diavosburg ase, and Capt J L H Howder Frank Silliman of the Hillman l a r g e and Construction Co irbwnvlUe, Pa;

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  1. The Amarillo Globe-Times,
  2. 26 Jul 1946, Fri,
  3. Page 20

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