13 Dec 1915
  • Isoroku Yamamoto was promoted to the rank of lieutenant commander. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Tamon Yamaguchi was promoted to the rank of sub-lieutenant. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
China
  • Vice Admiral Takeshi Takarabe succeeded Vice Admiral Reijiro Kawashima as the commanding officer of the Ryojun Military Port (previously known as Port Arthur; now Lushunkou, Liaoning Province, China), Kwantung Leased Territory in northeastern China. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Japan
  • Captain Kesataro Kawahara was named the commanding officer of Settsu. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Prince Hiroyasu was named the commanding officer of the 2nd Squadron. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Taiwan
  • Admiral Teijiro Kuroi was named the commanding officer of the Mako naval port at Pescadores islands, Taiwan. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]

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

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