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 [No. 101/103-class | Qingdao, Shandong | CPC]
France
  • Capitaine de vaisseau Cabanier was named the commanding officer of Jeanne d'Arc. ww2dbase [Jeanne d'Arc | CPC]
Russia

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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