6 Mar 1886

Japan
28 Oct 1918

Japan
9 Jul 1919

Japan
10 Jun 1922

Japan
  • The keel of Naka was laid down by Mitsubishi-owned Yokohama Dock Company in Yokohama, Japan. ww2dbase [Naka | Yokohama, Kanagawa | CPC]
24 Mar 1925

Japan
4 Dec 1928

Japan
  • Nachi attended Emperor Showa's Coronation Naval Review at Yokohama, Japan. ww2dbase [Nachi | Yokohama, Kanagawa | CPC]
25 Apr 1930

Japan
23 Jun 1932

Japan
  • Tatsuta Maru departed Yokohama, Japan with some of the athletes participating in the 1932 Olympics. ww2dbase [Tatsuta Maru | Yokohama, Kanagawa | CPC]
4 Oct 1932

Japan
  • Joseph Rochefort and his family boarded passenger ship President Coolidge at Yokohama, Japan, bound for the United States. ww2dbase [Joseph Rochefort | Yokohama, Kanagawa | CPC]
25 Aug 1933

Photo(s) dated 25 Aug 1933
Kaga, Hiei, and Nagato during the annual naval review at Yokohama, Japan, 25 Aug 1933
26 Apr 1934

Japan
5 Jun 1934

Japan
  • As the flagship of Rear Admiral Wang Shouting, with a training crew, Ninghai arrived at Yokohama, Japan to attend the funeral of Admiral Heihachiro Togo. Upon the completion of the funeral, she set sail for Harima, Japan for an overhaul. ww2dbase [Ninghai | Yokohama, Kanagawa | CPC]
28 Jul 1938

Japan
22 Jul 1940

Japan
  • Japanese luxury ocean liner Hikawa Maru departed Yokohama, Japan for Seattle, Washington, United States. Aboard were 82 Jewish refugees originally from Germany. ww2dbase [Hikawa Maru | Yokohama, Kanagawa | CPC]
11 Oct 1940

Japan
6 Mar 1941

Japan
10 Jul 1941

Japan
17 Aug 1941

Japan
  • Tatsuta Maru departed Yokohama, Japan; Captain Toichi Takahata was replaced by Japanese Navy Reserve officer Captain Sakao Kimura. ww2dbase [Tatsuta Maru | Yokohama, Kanagawa | CPC]
12 Oct 1941

Japan
  • The American and Japanese Press announced that Tatsuta Maru would depart Yokohama, Japan for San Francisco, California, United States via Honolulu on 15 Oct 1941. ww2dbase [Tatsuta Maru | Yokohama, Kanagawa | CPC]
15 Oct 1941

Japan
  • Tatsuta Maru departed Yokohama, Japan for the United States; she carried American nationals who wished to return to the US due to the rapidlyl deteriorating US-Japan relations. She would maintain radio silence throughout the entire journey. ww2dbase [Tatsuta Maru | Yokohama, Kanagawa | CPC]
14 Nov 1941

Japan
14 Dec 1941

Japan
27 Jan 1942

Japan
  • Tatsuta Maru departed Yokohama, Japan, arrived at Yokosuka, Japan, and then departed for Yokohama once again. ww2dbase [Tatsuta Maru | Yokohama, Kanagawa | CPC]
2 Feb 1942

Japan
29 Mar 1942

Japan
30 Mar 1942

Japan
5 May 1942

Japan
10 May 1942

Japan
28 May 1942

Japan
4 Jun 1942

Japan
30 Jun 1942

Japan
18 Jul 1942

Japan
  • German supply ship Regensburg arrived at Yokohama, Japan, disembarking prisoners captured by German merchant raiders that Regensburg supported. When inspecting captured mail that was also given to the Japanese, it was discovered that the Americans had broken the current Japanese Navy code, leading to a change in codes. ww2dbase [Yokohama, Kanagawa | CPC]
30 Jul 1942

Japan
  • Tatsuta Maru departed Yokohama, Japan with 60 Allied internees including Ambassador Sir Robert Craigie and British embassy staff from Tokyo, Yokohama, and Kobe, Belgian Ambassador and Mrs. M. Fortholme, Greek Minister M. Politis, Egyptian Minister M. Samaika, Australian diplomat Keith Officer, Norwegian diplomat and Mrs. M. Kolstadt, Dutch diplomat and Mrs. M. Reuchlin, Czechoslovakian Minister Mr. Havlicek and consular officials from Yokohama and Kobe, and other British and foreign nationals. It was the first Japanese-British diplomatic exchange. ww2dbase [Tatsuta Maru | Yokohama, Kanagawa | CPC]
27 Sep 1942

Japan
31 Jan 1943

Japan
28 Jan 1945

Photo(s) dated 28 Jan 1945
Aerial view of Yokohama, Japan, 28 Jan 1945
2 Sep 1945

Photo(s) dated 2 Sep 1945
Douglas MacArthur disembarking destroyer USS Buchanan at Yokohama, Japan after being transferred ashore from the USS Missouri where the Japanese surrender was signed, 2 Sep 1945
5 Sep 1945

Japan Photo(s) dated 5 Sep 1945
Demobilized Japanese soldiers, Yokohama, Japan, 5 Sep 1945
21 Sep 1945

Photo(s) dated 21 Sep 1945
Civilians in Yokohama, Japan, 21 Sep 1945
3 Oct 1945

Japan
3 Aug 1946

Japan
15 Aug 1946

Japan
  • Allied repatriation ship Hikawa Maru completed its repairs and maintenance at Yokohama, Japan and was returned to civilian service. ww2dbase [Hikawa Maru | Yokohama, Kanagawa | CPC]

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




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