1 Jul 1921
  • USS Arizona became the flagship of Vice Admiral John McDonald, commanding officer of Battle Force of the US Navy Atlantic Fleet; McDonald had been the battleship's first commanding officer almost five years prior. ww2dbase [Arizona | CPC]
  • Maryland was commissioned into service. ww2dbase [Maryland | CPC]
United States
  • Rear Admiral Carl T. Vogelgesang was named the commanding officer of New York Navy Yard in Brooklyn, New York, United States. ww2dbase [New York Navy Yard | Brooklyn, New York | CPC]

1 Jul 1921 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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