3 Oct 1947

China
  • Japanese landing ship No. 172 was turned over to the Republic of China Navy at Qingdao, Shandong Province, China; she was renamed Lui Shan and would remain in Chinese service until 1955. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
France
  • Capitaine de vaisseau Cabanier was named the commanding officer of Jeanne d'Arc. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Russia
  • Landing ship No. 137 was transferred to the Soviet Union at Nakhodka, Primorski Krai, Russia as part of war reparations. ww2dbase [Main Article | 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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