1 Apr 1946
  • Katsuragi was decommissioned from service. ww2dbase [Main Article | Tabular Record of Movement | CPC]
  • I-58 was decommissioned from service. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Commander Jack Seymour became the commanding officer of USS Charr. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • The US Navy conducted a mass scuttling of captured enemy warships. Twenty-one surviving giant Japanese submarines (including the infamous I-58) were among the vessels destroyed. ww2dbase [AC]
Canada
  • Portions of the Alaska-Canadian Highway physically located in Canada were turned over to the Canadian government. ww2dbase [CPC]
India
  • Roderick Carr was named the commanding officer of the Royal Indian Air Force. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Malaya
  • The Malayan Union was formed, consisting of all states in Malaya less Singapore. ww2dbase [CPC]
Pacific Ocean
  • I-402 was scuttled 60 miles off Sasebo, Japan at 1300 hours. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 1 Apr 1946
I-58 prepared for scuttling, 1 Apr 1946

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




Did you enjoy this article? Please consider supporting us on Patreon. Even $1 per month will go a long way! Thank you.

Share this article with your friends:

 Facebook  Reddit
 Twitter  Digg
 Google+  Delicious
 StumbleUpon  


Stay updated with WW2DB:

 RSS Feeds
Search WW2DB & Partner Sites


Famous WW2 Quote
"Since peace is now beyond hope, we can but fight to the end."

Chiang Kaishek, 31 Jul 1937