26 Jan 1943

Photo(s) dated 26 Jan 1943
Higgins 78-foot PT Boat photographed 26 Jan 1943 by Higgins Industries in New Orleans, Louisiana before delivery to the US Navy. This boat went on to serve as PT-200 and spent her career as a training boat. Photo 1 of 6Higgins 78-foot PT Boat photographed 26 Jan 1943 by Higgins Industries in New Orleans, Louisiana before delivery to the US Navy. This boat went on to serve as PT-200 and spent her career as a training boat. Photo 2 of 6Higgins 78-foot PT Boat photographed 26 Jan 1943 by Higgins Industries in New Orleans, Louisiana before delivery to the US Navy. This boat went on to serve as PT-200 and spent her career as a training boat. Photo 3 of 6Higgins 78-foot PT Boat photographed 26 Jan 1943 by Higgins Industries in New Orleans, Louisiana before delivery to the US Navy. This boat went on to serve as PT-200 and spent her career as a training boat. Photo 4 of 6
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26 Feb 1943

Photo(s) dated 26 Feb 1943
Commissioning ceremonies for Motor Torpedo Boat Squadron 16 (MTBRon 16) at Higgins Boatworks in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States, 26 Feb 1943. Note Higgins 78-foot PT Boats and LCM landing craft in the distance.
5 Dec 1943

United States
  • USS Rock departed New Orleans, Louisiana, United States for the Panama Canal Zone. ww2dbase [Rock | New Orleans, Louisiana | CPC]
28 Dec 1943

United States
1 Mar 1944

United States
16 Jun 1944

United States
21 Jul 1944

United States
  • US Army transport FS-185 was commissioned into service at New Orleans, Louisiana, United States under the command of US Coast Guard Lieutenant (jg) L. C. Rickert. ww2dbase [New Orleans, Louisiana | CPC]
  • US Army transport FS-186 was commissioned into service at New Orleans, Louisiana, United States under the command of US Coast Guard Lieutenant F. D. Obrian. ww2dbase [New Orleans, Louisiana | CPC]
27 Jul 1945

United States
19 Sep 1945

United States
27 Oct 1945

United States
  • USS Rock participated in Navy Day celebrations in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. ww2dbase [Rock | New Orleans, Louisiana | CPC]
29 Nov 1945

United States
  • USS Mero arrived at New Orleans, Louisiana, United States via a floating drydock down the Mississippi River. ww2dbase [Mero | New Orleans, Louisiana | CPC]
6 Dec 1945

United States
  • USS Mero departed New Orleans, Louisiana, United States for the Panama Canal Zone. ww2dbase [Mero | New Orleans, Louisiana | CPC]
22 Jan 1957

United States
  • USS Whale arrived at New Orleans, Louisiana, United States and was recommissioned into service. ww2dbase [Whale | New Orleans, Louisiana | CPC]
4 Feb 1967

United States
8 Feb 1967

United States
23 Jan 1983

Photo(s) dated 23 Jan 1983
USS Iowa being pushed, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States, 23 Jan 1983; note the Superdome arena in background

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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