17 Feb 1956
  • Light cruiser Voroshilov was reclassified a testing vessel for missile weaponry and would soon be decommissioned for this conversion. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Maxim Gorkiy was decommissioned from service. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • USS Menhaden arrived at the west coast of the United States. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Russia
  • Battleship Sevastopol was decommissioned from service. ww2dbase [Main Article | AC]

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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