1 Dec 1913
  • Tamon Yamaguchi was promoted to the rank of ensign. ww2dbase [Tamon Yamaguchi | CPC]
Japan
  • Chuichi Nagumo enrolled at the Japanese naval war college. ww2dbase [Chuichi Nagumo | CPC]
  • Kichisaburo Nomura was promoted to the rank of commander. ww2dbase [Kichisaburo Nomura | CPC]
  • Captain Takeshi Kimura was named the commanding officer of Settsu. ww2dbase [Settsu | CPC]
  • Rear Admiral Morishigeru Tanaka was made the commanding officer of Maizuru Naval Arsenal in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. ww2dbase [Maizuru Naval Arsenal | Maizuru, Kyoto | CPC]
Taiwan
  • Vice Admiral Tadamichi Kamaya was named the commanding officer of the Mako naval port at Pescadores islands, Taiwan. Vice Admiral Kotaro Tanaka was named his Chief of Staff. ww2dbase [Mako Guard District | Mako, Hoko | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 1 Dec 1913
The launching of battlecruiser Kirishima at the Mitsubishi Naval Shipyard in Nagasaki, Japan, 1 Dec 1913

1 Dec 1913 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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