1 Dec 1917
  • Ise was commissioned into service. ww2dbase [Main Article | Tabular Record of Movement | CPC]
  • Mississippi was commissioned into service. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Hiroaki Abe was promoted to the rank of lieutenant. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Chiaki Matsuda was promoted to the rank of ensign and was assigned to battleship Kawachi. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Japan
  • Settsu completed a period of refitting and joined Battleship Division 2 of the First Fleet. Captain Sukejiro Inutsuka was named the commanding officer of Settsu. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Nobutake Kondo enrolled at the Japanese Naval War College. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Korea
  • Rear Admiral Heigo Teraoka was named the chief of staff of Chinkai Guard District in southern Korea. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]

1 Dec 1917 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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