11 Oct 1940

Japan
  • Repair ship Akashi participated in the annual naval review in Tokyo Bay, Japan. ww2dbase [Akashi | Tokyo Bay | CPC]
30 Nov 1941

Japan
  • Japanese destroyers Akembono and Ushio departed Tokyo Bay, Japan for Midway, where they were to bombard US military facilities when hostilities would begin. ww2dbase [Tokyo Bay | CPC]
11 Nov 1944

Photo(s) dated 11 Nov 1944
Carrier Shinano in Tokyo Bay, Japan, 11 Nov 1944
28 Aug 1945

Photo(s) dated 28 Aug 1945
Captain E. Grant and Lieutenant Rogers of USS Cumberland Sound consulting with a Japanese Navy pilot on the navigation of Tokyo Bay, Japan, 28 Aug 1945Japanese Navy pilot and US Navy sailor T. Treis aboard USS Cumberland Sound as the ship entered Tokyo Bay, Japan, 28 Aug 1945A Japanese Navy pilot speaking with Lieutenant Rogers and Lieutenant Rader of USS Cumberland Sound as the ship entered Tokyo Bay, Japan, 28 Aug 1945View of Remote PPI Scope (set to 10-mile scale) of USS Cumberland Bay as the ship entered Tokyo Bay, Japan, 28 Aug 1945
29 Aug 1945

Japan
30 Aug 1945

Photo(s) dated 30 Aug 1945
USS Missouri leading USS Iowa into Tokyo Bay, Japan, 30 Aug 1945, photo 1 of 2; note destroyer USS Nicholas in escortUSS Missouri leading USS Iowa into Tokyo Bay, Japan, 30 Aug 1945, photo 2 of 2; note USS Nicholas and another destroyer in escort
31 Aug 1945

Photo(s) dated 31 Aug 1945
Japanese pilot Lieutenant H. Nomura aboard USS West Virginia to help with the navigation of Tokyo Bay, Japan, 31 Aug 1945
2 Sep 1945

Japan
  • USS Ancon served as a press release ship for the surrender ceremony in Tokyo Bay, Japan. During the ceremony, she was anchored between USS Missouri and USS South Dakota. ww2dbase [Japan's Surrender | Ancon | Tokyo Bay | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 2 Sep 1945
Japanese delegation leaving the USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay, Japan after signing the surrender documents, 2 Sep 1945, photo 1 of 2; note the temporary photographers platforms built outboard of the verandah deckJapanese delegation leaving the USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay, Japan after signing the surrender documents, 2 Sep 1945, photo 2 of 2; note the temporary photographers platforms built outboard of the verandah deckColonel Lawrence Cosgrave signing the surrender instrument on behalf of the Dominion of Canada aboard USS Missouri, Tokyo Bay, Japan, 2 Sep 1945.The Japanese delegation departing the USS Missouri’s starboard verandah deck after signing the instruments of surrender, Tokyo Bay, Japan, 2 Sep 1945
See all photos dated 2 Sep 1945
3 Sep 1945

Japan
  • USS Segundo departed Tokyo Bay, Japan for the west coast of the United States. ww2dbase [Segundo | Tokyo Bay | CPC]
5 Sep 1945

Japan
6 Sep 1945

Japan
20 Sep 1945

Japan
  • USS Ticonderoga departed Tokyo, Japan with American servicemen aboard for San Francisco, California, United States (as part of Operation Magic Carpet). ww2dbase [Ticonderoga | Tokyo Bay | DS]
  • USS Iowa departed Tokyo Bay, Japan with US servicemen and liberated prisoners of war on board. ww2dbase [Iowa | Tokyo Bay | CPC]
21 Sep 1945

Photo(s) dated 21 Sep 1945
US transports entering Tokyo Bay, Japan, 21 Sep 1945
15 Nov 1945

Japan
  • Allied repatriation ship Hikawa Maru underwent repairs at the Uraga Zosen docks near Tokyo Bay, Japan. ww2dbase [Hikawa Maru | Tokyo Bay | CPC]
3 Dec 1945

Japan
30 Dec 1945

Japan
  • Allied repatriation ship Hikawa Maru completed its repairs at the Uraga Zosen docks near Tokyo Bay, Japan. ww2dbase [Hikawa Maru | Tokyo Bay | 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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