21 May 1973
  • Ivan Konev passed away. ww2dbase [Ivan Konev | CPC]
United States
  • USS Wasp was sold to the Union Minerals and Alloys Corporation of New York, New York, United States for scrapping. ww2dbase [Wasp (Essex-class) | CPC]
  • Graves Erskine passed away in Bethesda, Maryland, United States. ww2dbase [Graves Erskine | Besthesda, Maryland | 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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