Thinking about a roof cleaning in Solomons Isle. Md?
It’s more than just curb appeal. It’s the life of your roof as well. These organisms, gloeocapsa magma, GCM, is what the black staining is. Then there is moss and lichens. These organisms are shortenig the life of your roof. They are a pest eating your roof. Cleaning your roof with a proven non pressure method will add years to your roof at a fraction of the price of replacing it!
Building ships for the fishing fleet
In the 19th century, shipyards developed to support the island’s fishing fleet. The Marsh Shipyard built schooners and sloops, but became famous for its bugeyes, the forerunner of the skipjack. In the War of 1812, Commodore Joshua Barney‘s flotilla sailed from here to attack British vessels on the Chesapeake Bay. The deep, protected harbor has been a busy marine center ever since.
 Supporting the U.S. Navy during World War II
During World War II, the island was chosen by the Allied command as the site for training amphibious invasion forces. The lessons learned at Solomons proved invaluable on D-Day, at Tarawa, Guadalcanal, and in numerous other military operations. Three naval bases were established at the mouth of the nearby Patuxent River. These three facilities made a major contribution to the war effort and brought new jobs to local residents. Between 1942 and 1945, the population of Solomons increased from 263 to more than 2,600. Over 60,000 troops trained at Solomons during the war.
Ironically, many of the servicemen who trained at the Solomons Maryland base, were sent to fight at the Solomon Islands in the Pacific Ocean.
Solomons was the site of the following U.S. Navy activities during the war:
- Naval Mine Warfare Test Station.
- Naval Amphibious Training Base.
- Mine Warfare Experimental Station.
- Naval Dispensary, Naval Amphibious Training Base