31 Jan 1944

Marshall Islands
  • USS Portland bombarded Djarrit Island, Majuro Atoll, Marshall Islands for 30 minutes before receiving word that there were no Japanese on the island. ww2dbase [Marshall Islands Campaign | Portland | Majuro | DS]
10 Feb 1944

Marshall Islands
  • Captain Ralph Jennings relieved Captain J. J. Clark as captain of the USS Yorktown (Essex-class) at Majuro; J. J. Clark was promoted to Rear Admiral. ww2dbase [J. J. Clark | Majuro | DS]
11 Apr 1944

Marshall Islands
  • USS Flying Fish arrived at Majuro, Marshall Islands, ending her ninth war patrol. ww2dbase [Flying Fish | Majuro | CPC]
3 May 1944

Marshall Islands
  • USS Whale arrived at Majuro, Marshall Islands, ending her seventh war patrol. ww2dbase [Whale | Majuro | CPC]
4 May 1944

Marshall Islands
  • USS Flying Fish departed Majuro, Marshall Islands for her tenth war patrol. ww2dbase [Flying Fish | Majuro | CPC]
28 May 1944

Marshall Islands
  • USS Whale departed Majuro, Marshall Islands for her eighth war patrol; destroyer USS Cassin escorted her out to sea. ww2dbase [Whale | Majuro | CPC]
19 Dec 1944

Marshall Islands
15 Jan 1945

Marshall Islands

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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