1 Dec 1921
  • Captain Teijiro Murase was made the Chief Eqiupping Officer of the oiler which would later be named Kamoi; Murase and a group of junior officers would soon depart Japan for the United States where the ship was currently under construction. ww2dbase [Main Article | Tabular Record of Movement | CPC]
  • Chiaki Matsuda was made the squadron strategy officer with his post aboard battleship Kongo. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
China
  • Vice Admiral Kesataro Kawahara succeeded Vice Admiral Naoe Nakano 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
  • Tenryu was recommissioned into service and was assigned to Destroyer Squadron 1 of Japanese 1st Fleet. Captain Noriyoshi Yoko was named her commanding officer. ww2dbase [Main Article | Tabular Record of Movement | CPC]
  • Masafumi Arima was promoted to the rank of lieutenant. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Engineering Rear Admiral Sadago Okazaki was made the commanding officer of Maizuru Naval Arsenal in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]

1 Dec 1921 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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