6 Feb 1942

United States
  • The US Navy established the Gulf Sea Frontier (GULFSEAFRON) with headquarters at Key West, Florida, United States. Captain Russell S. Crenshaw was named its first commanding officer. ww2dbase [Key West, Florida | CPC]
12 Aug 1942

United States
14 Aug 1942

Photo(s) dated 14 Aug 1942
Shore launch test of the Mousetrap anti-submarine rocket system, Key West, Florida, United States, 14 Aug 1942
26 Sep 1942

Photo(s) dated 26 Sep 1942
Mousetrap Anti-Submarine rocket system being installed on United States Navy sub chaser SC-274 for testing, Key West, Florida, United States, 26 Sep 1942. Photo 1 of 7.Mousetrap Anti-Submarine rocket system being installed on United States Navy sub chaser SC-274 for testing, Key West, Florida, United States, 26 Sep 1942. Photo 2 of 7.Mousetrap Anti-Submarine rocket system being installed on United States Navy sub chaser SC-274 for testing, Key West, Florida, United States, 26 Sep 1942. Photo 3 of 7.Mousetrap Anti-Submarine rocket system being installed on United States Navy sub chaser SC-274 for testing, Key West, Florida, United States, 26 Sep 1942. Photo 4 of 7.
See all photos dated 26 Sep 1942
6 Mar 1943

United States
  • Swedish steam tanker Sveadrott landed the master and nine survivors of Norwegian motor merchant Leif at Key West, Florida, United States. Leif was sunk by German submarine U-653 on 28 Feb 1942. ww2dbase [Key West, Florida | HM]
1 May 1944

United States
24 Dec 1944

United States
  • USS Hackleback arrived at the Fleet Sonar School at Key West, Florida, United States. ww2dbase [Hackleback | Key West, Florida | CPC]
1 Jun 1945

Photo(s) dated 1 Jun 1945
Detachment One of US Navy Lighter Than Air Utility Squadron ZJ-1 sit for a group photograph in front of airship K-28 control car, Meacham Field, Key West, Florida, United States, June 1, 1945.
22 Mar 1952

United States
11 Apr 1952

United States
  • USS Bluefish arrived at Key West, Florida, United States and joined Submarine Division 41. ww2dbase [Bluefish | Key West, Florida | CPC]
4 Nov 1954

United States
  • USS Sennet departed Key West, Florida, United States for a tour in the Mediterranean Sea. ww2dbase [Sennet | Key West, Florida | 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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