16 Feb 1946
  • Drum was decommissioned from service. ww2dbase [Drum | CPC]
  • Heavy cruiser USS Oregon City (CA-122) was commissioned with Captain Burtnett Kent Culver in command. ww2dbase [AC]
British Western Pacific Territories
  • Allied repatriation ship Hikawa Maru departed Fauro Island, Soloman Islands. ww2dbase [Hikawa Maru | Fauro | 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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