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30 Aug 1942

Alaska
  • USS Nashville, USS Honolulu, and USS St. Louis covered US Army's unopposed landing at Adak Island in Alaska's Aleutian chain. ww2dbase [Honolulu | St. Louis | Nashville | Adak | DS]
8 Sep 1942

Alaska
  • USS St. Louis departed the area of Adak Island bound for Kodiak, Alaska. ww2dbase [St. Louis | Adak | DS]
16 Sep 1942

Alaska
  • USS St. Louis arrived at Adak Island and departed the same day in company with USS Honolulu to rendezvous with a tanker bound for Adak. ww2dbase [Honolulu | St. Louis | Adak | DS]
26 Nov 1942

Alaska
19 Dec 1942

Alaska
  • USS S-35 disembarked a sick sailor at Adak, US Territory of Alaska and set sail for Kiska. ww2dbase [S-35 | Adak | CPC]
24 Dec 1942

Alaska
  • USS S-35 entered Kuluk Bay, Adak, Aleutian Islands to vent smoke caused by the series of electrical fires suffered since 21 Dec 1942. ww2dbase [S-35 | Adak | CPC]
17 May 1943

Alaska
  • USS New Mexico arrived at Kuluk Bay, Adak, US Territory of Alaska. ww2dbase [New Mexico | Adak | CPC]
29 Aug 1943

Alaska
  • USS New Mexico departed Kuluk Bay, Adak, US Territory of Alaska. ww2dbase [New Mexico | Adak | CPC]
19 Jan 1944

Photo(s) dated 19 Jan 1944
Commodore Leslie Gehres standing at attention while Vice Admiral Jack Fletcher presents him with the Legion of Merit award, Adak, Alaska, 19 Jan 1944. Photo 1 of 2.Commodore Leslie Gehres standing at attention while Vice Admiral Jack Fletcher presents him with the Legion of Merit award, Adak, Alaska, 19 Jan 1944. Photo 2 of 2.
25 Aug 1945

Alaska
  • Escort carrier USS Bogue arrived at Adak, Alaska. ww2dbase [Bogue | Adak | DS]
29 Aug 1945

Alaska
  • Escort carrier USS Bogue departed Adak, Alaska bound for Seattle, Washington. ww2dbase [Bogue | Adak | DS]

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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