1 Dec 1916
  • Chuichi Nagumo was attached to the Fourth Fleet. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
China
  • Admiral Teijiro Kuroi succeeded Vice Admiral Takeshi Takarabe as the commanding officer of the Ryojun Military Port (previously known as Port Arthur; now Lushunkou, Liaoning Province, China), Kwantung Leased Territory in northeastern China. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Japan
  • Destroyer Kashi was launched at Maizuru Naval Arsenal, Japan. ww2dbase [Main Article | Facility | CPC]
  • Captain Chikatami Honda was named the commanding officer of Settsu, and Settsu was placed in reserve at Kure, Japan for a scheduled period of refitting. ww2dbase [Main Article | Facility | CPC]
  • Prince Hiroyasu was promoted to the rank of vice admiral. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Masafumi Arima was promoted to the rank of ensign. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Rear Admiral Tsuyoshi Kimura was made the commanding officer of Maizuru Naval Arsenal in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Korea
  • Vice Admiral Kichitaro Togo was named the commanding officer of Chinkai Guard District in southern Korea. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Taiwan
  • Vice Admiral Tatsuo Matsumura was named the commanding officer of the Mako naval port at Pescadores islands, Taiwan. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis

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