9 Jan 1947
  • Bunker Hill was decommissioned from service. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Essex was decommissioned from service. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
United States
  • USS Yorktown (Essex-class) taken out of commission and placed in the Bremerton Group, Pacific Reserve Fleet, Bremerton, Washington, United States. ww2dbase [Main Article | DS]
  • USS Ticonderoga was placed in the Reserve Fleet at Bremerton, Washington, United States. ww2dbase [Main Article | DS]
  • USS Alabama was decommissioned from service at Naval Station Puget Sound, Seattle, Washington, United States. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 9 Jan 1947
USS Bunker Hill, USS Bon Homme Richard, USS Essex, USS Ticonderoga, USS Indiana, and USS Alabama at Pier 92, Seattle, Washington, United States, 9 Jan 1947

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis

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