26 Jun 1934

United States
  • The keel of destroyer Cummings was laid down at the United Shipyards facility in Staten Island, New York, United States. ww2dbase [Cummings | Staten Island, New York | CPC]
1 Oct 1940

United States
  • Belgium Congo uranium began to arrived at Staten Island, New York, United States for safekeeping; a total of 1,140 tons of uranium would arrive throughout this month. ww2dbase [Staten Island, New York | CPC]
16 Jul 1941

United States
  • American transport USS West Point embarked 137 Italian and 327 German citizens off Staten Island, New York, United States and set sail for Lisbon, Portugal at 1455 hours. ww2dbase [Staten Island, New York | CPC]
27 Jul 1942

United States
  • The keel of destroyer Kimberly was laid down by Bethlehem Mariners Harbor, Staten Island, New York, United States. ww2dbase [Kimberly | Staten Island, New York | CPC]
24 Aug 1942

United States
  • The keel of destroyer Luce was laid down at Bethlehem Mariners Harbor, Staten Island, New York, United States. ww2dbase [Luce | Staten Island, New York | CPC]
3 Feb 1943

United States
  • Kimberly was launched by at the Bethlehem Mariners Harbor yard at Staten Island, New York, United States, sponsored by Elsie S. Kimberly, the daughter of Rear Admiral Lewis A. Kimberly, for whom the destroyer was named after. ww2dbase [Kimberly | Staten Island, New York | CPC]
6 Mar 1943

United States
  • Destroyer Luce was launched at Bethlehem Mariners Harbor, Staten Island, New York, United States. She was sponsored by the wife of Stephen B. Luce, Jr., who was the grandson of Rear Admiral Stephen B. Luce, who in turn was the namesake of the ship. ww2dbase [Luce | Staten Island, New York | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 6 Mar 1943
Launching ceremony of destroyer Luce, Bethlehem Mariners Harbor, Staten Island, New York, United States, 6 Mar 1943
19 Mar 1944

United States
23 Mar 1944

United States
14 Apr 1944

United States
23 Apr 1944

United States
  • With fleet carrier USS Ranger loaded with 76 US Army P-38 Lightning aircraft and escort carrier USS Card loaded with 100 US Army P-51 Mustang fighters and 204 US Army personnel, both ships, along with their escorts, departed New York bound for Casablanca in French Morocco. ww2dbase [P-38 Lightning | P-51 Mustang | Ranger | Card | Staten Island, New York | DS]
23 Sep 1945

United States
31 Oct 1945

United States

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




Did you enjoy this article or find this article helpful? If so, please consider supporting us on Patreon. Even $1 per month will go a long way! Thank you.

Share this article with your friends:

 Facebook
 Reddit
 Twitter

Stay updated with WW2DB:

 RSS Feeds

Search WW2DB & Partner Sites
News

Famous WW2 Quote
"With Germany arming at breakneck speed, England lost in a pacifist dream, France corrupt and torn by dissension, America remote and indifferent... do you not tremble for your children?"

Winston Churchill, 1935


Support Us

Please consider supporting us on Patreon. Even $1 a month will go a long way. Thank you!

Or, please support us by purchasing some WW2DB merchandise at TeeSpring, Thank you!