6 Mar 1928

United Kingdom
  • The order for the construction of Acasta was issued. ww2dbase [Acasta | CPC]
United States
  • The keel of heavy cruiser Chester was laid down by the New York Shipbuilding Company in Camden, New Jersey, United States. ww2dbase [Chester | Camden, New Jersey | DS]
  • Clifton Cates was assigned to the American Battle Monuments Commission in Washington DC, United States. ww2dbase [Clifton Cates | Washington | CPC]

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