15 Feb 1946

British Western Pacific Territories
  • Allied repatriation ship Hikawa Maru arrived at Fauro Island, Solomon Islands and embarked Japanese personnel. ww2dbase [Hikawa Maru | Fauro | CPC]
  • Fleet escort ship F7 was assigned to the Soviet North Baltic Fleet. ww2dbase [F7 | CPC]
United States
  • While at Tacoma undergoing her deactivation overhaul, Commander Paul Griggs relieved Captain McClure as commanding officer of USS Bogue. ww2dbase [Bogue | Tacoma, Washington | DS]

15 Feb 1946 Interactive Map

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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