26 Mar 1945

Japan
27 Mar 1945

Japan
1 Apr 1945

Japan
  • Casablanca-class escort carrier USS Steamer Bay and her task group arrived in their operating area southeast of Okinawa and began support operations. ww2dbase [Steamer Bay | Okinawa Campaign | Okinawa | DS]
  • As the landings began on Okinawa, aircraft from escort carrier USS Sargent Bay resumed their close air support missions supporting the ground forces. ww2dbase [Okinawa Campaign | Sargent Bay | Okinawa | DS]
8 Apr 1945

Japan
  • Casablanca-class escort carrier USS Sargent Bay was reassigned from close air support and returned to screening duty for a logistics replenishment group supporting the fleet around Okinawa. ww2dbase [Sargent Bay | Okinawa | DS]
18 Apr 1945

Photo(s) dated 18 Apr 1945
F6F-5 Hellcat rests on the flight deck of USS Bataan as Marine and Navy Honor Guards prepare for a burial at sea off Okinawa, April 18 1945
26 May 1945

Japan
  • After eight weeks on station in support of the Okinawa operation, escort carrier USS Steamer Bay departed the area bound for Guam. ww2dbase [Steamer Bay | Okinawa | DS]
14 Jun 1945

Japan
  • Casablanca-class escort carrier USS Steamer Bay arrived on station in the Okinawa area and began several days of air strikes against Miyako Jima. ww2dbase [Okinawa Campaign | Steamer Bay | Okinawa | DS]
20 Jun 1945

Japan
  • Casablanca-class escort carrier USS Sargent Bay departed the Okinawa area bound for Leyte, Philippines. ww2dbase [Sargent Bay | Okinawa | DS]
23 Jun 1945

Japan
  • Casablanca-class escort carrier USS Steamer Bay departed the Okinawa area bound for Ulithi. ww2dbase [Steamer Bay | Okinawa | DS]
17 Dec 1945

Japan
  • Escort carrier USS Bogue arrived at Okinawa. ww2dbase [Bogue | Okinawa | DS]
18 Dec 1945

Japan
  • Escort carrier USS Bogue departed Okinawa bound for Yokosuka, Japan. ww2dbase [Bogue | Okinawa | DS]

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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