2 May 1946
  • Lansdowne was decommissioned from service. ww2dbase [Lansdowne | CPC]
  • Bailey was decommissioned from service. ww2dbase [Bailey | CPC]
  • USS Dithmarschen was commissioned into service with Captain Adolph Wilhelm Maddox in command. ww2dbase [Dithmarschen | CPC]
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  • Benjamin Kelsey was promoted to the rank of major. ww2dbase [Benjamin Kelsey | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 2 May 1946
Cruiser USS Pasadena anchored off Mare Island Naval Shipyard, 2 May 1946.Cruiser USS Pasadena laying off Mare Island Naval Shipyard, 2 May 1946.

2 May 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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