15 Jun 1946
  • USS Croaker was decommissioned from service and was placed into the US Navy Atlantic Reserve Fleet. ww2dbase [Croaker | CPC]
  • Shigeru Yoshida stepped down as the Demobilization Minister. ww2dbase [Shigeru Yoshida | CPC]
United States
  • USS Mero was decommissioned from service at Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Vallejo, California, United States and was assigned to the Pacific Reserve Fleet. ww2dbase [Mare Island Navy Yard | Mero | Vallejo, California | 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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