11 Aug 1944

British Western Pacific Territories
  • USS Bailey arrived at Purvis Bay, Florida Island, Solomon Islands. Bailey began a repair period alongside the tender USS Dixie the included repainting Bailey in Dazzle paint scheme Measure 31, Design 6D. ww2dbase [Bailey | Florida Island, Solomon Islands | DS]
2 Sep 1944

Photo(s) dated 2 Sep 1944
USS Louisville at anchor in the Purvis Inlet, Solomon Islands, 2 Nov 1944.

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
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