17 Jul 1916

United States
23 Apr 1918

United States
26 Aug 1926

United States
  • Wang Zhi arrived at Seattle, Washington, United States aboard the passenger ship President McKinley. ww2dbase [Wang Zhi | Seattle, Washington | CPC]
28 Jul 1935

United States
  • The company-funded Boeing Model 299 prototype aircraft (later B-17 Flying Fortress), piloted by Leslie R. Tower, made its maiden flight from Boeing Field, Seattle, United States. ww2dbase [B-17 Flying Fortress | Seattle, Washington | AC]
21 Sep 1942

United States
30 Jul 1943

Photo(s) dated 30 Jul 1943
USS New Orleans in trials off Seattle in Elliott Bay, Washington, United States 30 Jul 1943 following major repairs at the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard.
22 Sep 1945

United States
15 Oct 1945

United States
17 Oct 1945

Photo(s) dated 17 Oct 1945
Battleships USS Iowa (bottom) and USS Maryland (top) alongside Pier 91 in Seattle, Washington, United States, 17 Oct 1945.
26 Jan 1946

United States
  • USS Shamrock Bay arrived at Seattle, Washington, United States, bringing back US servicemen from Pacific bases. ww2dbase [Shamrock Bay | Seattle, Washington | CPC]
9 Jan 1947

United States Photo(s) dated 9 Jan 1947
USS Bunker Hill, USS Bon Homme Richard, USS Essex, USS Ticonderoga, USS Indiana, and USS Alabama at Pier 92, Seattle, Washington, United States, 9 Jan 1947
3 Feb 1958

United States
  • USS Saint Paul departed Seattle, Washington, United States for Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii. ww2dbase [Saint Paul | Seattle, Washington | CPC]
1 Jun 1962

United States
  • Battleship Alabama was struck from the US Naval Register while at Seattle, Washington, United States. ww2dbase [Alabama | Seattle, Washington | CPC]
11 Jun 1964

United States
  • Battleship Alabama was named a museum ship while at Seattle, Washington, United States ww2dbase [Alabama | Seattle, Washington | CPC]
16 Jun 1964

United States
  • Battleship Alabama was turned over to the government of the state of Alabama, United States while at Seattle, Washington, United States. ww2dbase [Alabama | Seattle, Washington | CPC]
7 Jul 1964

United States
  • The government of the state of Alabama, United States ceremonially took over ownership of battleship Alabama at Seattle, Washington, United States. ww2dbase [Alabama | Seattle, Washington | CPC]
1 Jun 2007

United States
22 Feb 2014

United States
  • The Hirabayashi family donated Gordon Hirabayashi's Presidential Medal of Freedom to the University of Washington Library Special Collections in Seattle, Washington, United States. ww2dbase [Gordon Hirabayashi | Seattle, Washington | 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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