17 Jan 1923
  • Captain Christopher R. Payne stepped down as the commanding officer of HMS Malaya. ww2dbase [Malaya | CPC]
  • The keel of light cruiser La Motte-Picquet was laid down by the Arsenal de Lorient in France. ww2dbase [La Motte-Picquet | 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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