Accompaning note states, "Floating Drydock - To augment Drydock No. 1 and Drydock No. 2 Charleston maintains ARD 15 shown here, and ARD 12. These ARDs provide additional capability for meeting heavy docking needs to Fleet in this area."
Under tab "Blds-People 1930-1940. Printing on back of photo states, "NH 45244 Charleston Navy Yard SC. View taken on 3 April 1917, showing reinforced concrete deck of Pier 314 under construction. USS Sterett (Destroyer No 27) is at right; floating derrick No. 22 is visible in center."