December 3, 1942 / Workers at the the Commission on Public Safety at 9 Park Street catalogued the dead. Commission staff and over 200 volunteers aided in operating the information service and the file for civilian identification.The dead were divided into three groups - Army, Navy and civilians. The Army victims were taken to Fort Banks, Winthrop; the Navy to the Marine Hospital in Brighton and to the Chelsea Naval Hospital, and civilians to the local morgues, the Southern Mortuary on Albany Street and the Northern Mortuary on North Grove Street. All of the 500 dead were identified 89 hours and 40 minutes after the alarm was sounded at 10:20 on Saturday, November 28th.