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2 Sep 1911

  • Kasuga escorted torpedo depot ship Anegawa to Vladivostok, Russia, where the depot ship, originally a Russian Navy ship, could be returned to Russia. ww2dbase [Kasuga | Vladivostok | CPC]
26 Mar 1918

  • Admiral Austin Knight, Commander-in-Chief of the US Asiatic Fleet (flying his flag in the USS Brooklyn) reported that a strong contingent of Red Guards, with at least three German officers among then, had arrived in Vladivostok, Russia. Two days later he reported that the Bolsheviks had begun to remove allied war supplies at the rate of forty railway truckloads per day. ww2dbase [Vladivostok | AC]
6 Aug 1918

  • In the early hours, eighteen officers and 503 other ranks of the 25th (Garrison) battalion of the British Middlesex Regiment, each man carrying 120 rounds of ammunition and in full marching order left Vladivostok station in Russia and proceeded up the line towards Nikolsk, which was reached about dawn. After a halt the battalion commanding officer, Colonel John Ward, decided to make his forward base at Spassk. ww2dbase [Vladivostok | AC]
2 Mar 1934

28 Jul 1937

1 Aug 1937

  • Destroyer Squadron 29 of US Asiatic Fleet departed Vladivostok, Russia for Yantai, Shandong Province, China while USS Augusta departed the same port for Qingdao, Shandong Province, China. ww2dbase [Augusta | Vladivostok, Primorsky Krai | CPC]

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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