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1 Jun 1806

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13 Jul 1807

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16 May 1813

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2 Jun 1824

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21 Dec 1824

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10 Jun 1833

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19 Nov 1839

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12 Jun 1841

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15 Jul 1843

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1 Oct 1846

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1 Oct 1849

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14 Oct 1852

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1 Oct 1855

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8 Jun 1857

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1 Nov 1858

United States
25 Oct 1861

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1 May 1865

United States
1 May 1868

United States
  • Rear Admiral Sylvanus W. Godon was named the commanding officer of New York Navy Yard in Brooklyn, New York, United States. ww2dbase [New York Navy Yard | Brooklyn, New York | CPC]
15 Oct 1870

United States
  • Rear Admiral Melancton Smith was named the commanding officer of New York Navy Yard in Brooklyn, New York, United States. ww2dbase [New York Navy Yard | Brooklyn, New York | CPC]
1 Jun 1872

United States
  • Vice Admiral Stephen Clegg Rowan was named the commanding officer of New York Navy Yard in Brooklyn, New York, United States. ww2dbase [New York Navy Yard | Brooklyn, New York | CPC]
1 Sep 1876

United States
  • Commodore James W. Nicholson was named the commanding officer of New York Navy Yard in Brooklyn, New York, United States. ww2dbase [New York Navy Yard | Brooklyn, New York | CPC]
1 May 1880

United States
30 Jan 1882

United States
1 Apr 1882

United States
1 Jan 1883

United States
31 Mar 1884

United States
  • Commodore Thomas S. Fillebrown was named the commanding officer of New York Navy Yard in Brooklyn, New York, United States. ww2dbase [New York Navy Yard | Brooklyn, New York | CPC]
11 Oct 1884

United States
31 Dec 1884

United States
15 Oct 1886

United States
15 Feb 1889

United States
14 Nov 1889

United States
  • Rear Admiral Daniel L. Braine was named the commanding officer of New York Navy Yard in Brooklyn, New York, United States. ww2dbase [New York Navy Yard | Brooklyn, New York | CPC]
20 May 1891

United States
15 Nov 1891

United States
14 Sep 1892

United States
1 Jun 1893

United States
  • Rear Admiral Bancroft Gherardi was named the commanding officer of New York Navy Yard in Brooklyn, New York, United States. ww2dbase [New York Navy Yard | Brooklyn, New York | CPC]
22 Nov 1894

United States
1 May 1897

United States
14 Jan 1899

United States
  • Commodore John Woodward Philip was named the commanding officer of New York Navy Yard in Brooklyn, New York, United States. ww2dbase [New York Navy Yard | Brooklyn, New York | CPC]
13 Jun 1899

United States
17 Jul 1900

United States
  • Rear Admiral Albert S. Barker was named the commanding officer of New York Navy Yard in Brooklyn, New York, United States. ww2dbase [New York Navy Yard | Brooklyn, New York | CPC]
17 Nov 1902

United States
  • Franklin Roosevelt and Anna Eleanor Roosevelt attended the Madison Square Garden Horse Show together in New York, New York, United States; later that night, Eleanor Roosevelt appeared for the first time in Franklin Roosevelt's diary. ww2dbase [Franklin Roosevelt | New York | CPC]
1 Apr 1903

United States
  • Rear Admiral Frederick Rodgers was named the commanding officer of New York Navy Yard in Brooklyn, New York, United States. ww2dbase [New York Navy Yard | Brooklyn, New York | CPC]
11 Jun 1903

United States
  • Douglas MacArthur graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in the state of New York, United States. He was commissioned at the rank of second lieutenant and was assigned to the US Army Corps of Engineers. ww2dbase [Douglas MacArthur | West Point, New York | CPC]
15 Jun 1904

United States
17 Sep 1904

United States
3 Oct 1904

United States
  • Rear Admiral Joseph B. Coghlan was named the commanding officer of New York Navy Yard in Brooklyn, New York, United States. ww2dbase [New York Navy Yard | Brooklyn, New York | CPC]
17 Mar 1905

United States
12 Apr 1906

Photo(s) dated 12 Apr 1906
Maxim Gorky and Mark Twain at a dinner at Club A House, New York, New York, United States, 12 Apr 1906; note Zinovy Peshkov seated next to Gorky
22 Aug 1906

United States
  • Joseph Stilwell was assigned to the Department of Modern Languages at the United States Military Academy in West Point, New York, United States. ww2dbase [Joseph Stilwell | West Point, New York | CPC]
9 Dec 1906

United States
  • Grace Murray was born in New York, New York, United States. ww2dbase [Grace Hopper | New York | CPC]
1 Jun 1907

United States
  • Rear Admiral Caspar F. Goodrich was named the commanding officer of New York Navy Yard in Brooklyn, New York, United States. ww2dbase [New York Navy Yard | Brooklyn, New York | CPC]
23 Dec 1907

United States
15 May 1909

United States
21 Mar 1910

United States
  • Captain Lewis Sayre Van Duzer was named the commanding officer of New York Navy Yard in Brooklyn, New York, United States. ww2dbase [New York Navy Yard | Brooklyn, New York | CPC]
1 Jul 1910

United States
  • Rear Admiral Eugene H. C. Leutze was named the commanding officer of New York Navy Yard in Brooklyn, New York, United States. ww2dbase [New York Navy Yard | Brooklyn, New York | CPC]
8 Nov 1910

United States
  • Franklin Roosevelt was elected to New York State Senate in the United States, representing Dutchess, Columbia, and Putnam counties. ww2dbase [Franklin Roosevelt | New York | CPC]
12 Jun 1911

United States
  • Joseph McNarney departed Emporium, Pennsylvania, United States for the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York, United States. ww2dbase [Joseph McNarney | West Point, New York | CPC]
1 Aug 1911

United States
11 Sep 1911

United States
  • Haiqi arrived in New York, New York, United States and became the first Chinese warship to enter American waters. Her officers and men visited the mausoleum of former US President Ulysses S. Grant and presented a wreath. ww2dbase [Haiqi | New York | CPC]
6 Jun 1912

United States
5 Nov 1912

United States
1 Jun 1913

United States
27 Jun 1913

United States
18 Aug 1913

United States
  • Joseph Stilwell was assigned to the Department of English and History at the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York, United States. ww2dbase [Joseph Stilwell | West Point, New York | CPC]
16 Mar 1914

United States
  • The keel of battleship Arizona was laid down at Brooklyn Navy Yard, New York, United States. ww2dbase [Arizona | Brooklyn, New York | CPC]
2 Jun 1914

United States
28 Aug 1914

United States
  • Joseph Stilwell was assigned to the Department of Modern Languages at the United States Military Academy in West Point, New York, United States. ww2dbase [Joseph Stilwell | West Point, New York | CPC]
28 Sep 1914

United States
  • Rear Admiral Nathaniel R. Usher was named the commanding officer of New York Navy Yard in Brooklyn, New York, United States. ww2dbase [New York Navy Yard | Brooklyn, New York | CPC]
22 Apr 1915

United States
26 Apr 1915

United States
27 Apr 1915

United States
19 Jun 1915

United States
  • Battleship Arizona was launched from Brooklyn Navy Yard, New York, United States. ww2dbase [Arizona | Brooklyn, New York | CPC]
31 Aug 1915

Photo(s) dated 31 Aug 1915
Launching ways for battleship California (future USS New Mexico) New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, New York, United States, 31 Aug 1915
1 Oct 1915

United States
  • Joseph Stilwell was assigend to the Department of Modern Languages at the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York, United States. ww2dbase [Joseph Stilwell | West Point, New York | CPC]
14 Oct 1915

United States Photo(s) dated 14 Oct 1915
Workers at the keel laying ceremony of battleship California (future New Mexico), New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, New York, United States, 14 Oct 1915US Secretary of the Navy Josephus Daniels at the keel laying  ceremony of battleship California (future New Mexico), New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, New York, United States, 14 Oct 1915
5 Jul 1916

United States
24 Aug 1916

United States
4 Nov 1916

United States
16 Nov 1916

United States
  • USS Arizona departed Brooklyn Navy Yard, New York, United States for shakedown training. ww2dbase [Arizona | Brooklyn, New York | CPC]
24 Dec 1916

United States
  • USS Arizona arrived at Brooklyn Navy Yard, New York, United States for post-shakedown overhaul. ww2dbase [Arizona | Brooklyn, New York | CPC]
26 Jan 1917

United States
5 Feb 1917

United States
  • Henry Arnold assumed command of 7th Aero Squadron in New York, New York, United States; the squadron was destined for the Panama Canal Zone. ww2dbase [Henry Arnold | New York | CPC]
3 Apr 1917

United States
  • USS Arizona completed post-shakedown overhaul and departed Brooklyn Navy Yard, New York, United States. ww2dbase [Arizona | Brooklyn, New York | CPC]
13 Apr 1917

United States
  • The battleship New Mexico was launched at New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, New York, United States, sponsored by Margaret De Baca, daughter of a former governor of the state of New Mexico. ww2dbase [New York Navy Yard | New Mexico | Brooklyn, New York | CPC]
6 Oct 1917

Photo(s) dated 6 Oct 1917
Equipping battleship New Mexico, New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, New York, United States, 6 Oct 1917, photo 1 of 2Equipping battleship New Mexico, New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, New York, United States, 6 Oct 1917, photo 2 of 2
7 Jan 1918

United States
  • Joseph Stilwell boarded USMS New York at New York, New York, United States. ww2dbase [Joseph Stilwell | New York | CPC]
25 Feb 1918

United States
  • Rear Admiral John D. McDonald was named the commanding officer of New York Navy Yard in Brooklyn, New York, United States. ww2dbase [New York Navy Yard | Brooklyn, New York | CPC]
19 Jul 1918

United States
  • The armoured cruiser USS San Diego (formerly the USS California) was lost after hitting a mine 10 miles off Fire Island, New York, United States. ww2dbase [Fire Island, New York | AC]
8 Sep 1918

United States
  • Franklin Roosevelt arrived in New York, New York, United States via passenger ship Leviathan. ww2dbase [Franklin Roosevelt | New York | CPC]
1 Dec 1918

United States
  • Joseph Rochefort reported to the headquarters of the United States Naval Auxiliary Reserve at the ferry terminal in Manhattan, New York, New York, United States. ww2dbase [Joseph Rochefort | New York | CPC]
25 Dec 1918

United States
  • USS Arizona arrived at New York City, New York, United States. ww2dbase [Arizona | New York | CPC]
26 Dec 1918

United States
  • USS Arizona participated in a fleet review in New York Harbor, New York, United States for US Secretary of the Navy Josephus Daniels. ww2dbase [Arizona | New York | CPC]
  • USS New Mexico participated in the naval review in New York, New York, United States. ww2dbase [New Mexico | New York | CPC]
22 Jan 1919

United States
  • USS Arizona departed New York City, New York, United States. ww2dbase [Arizona | New York | CPC]
27 Feb 1919

United States
  • USS New Mexico arrived at New York, New York, United States. ww2dbase [New Mexico | New York | CPC]
5 Apr 1919

United States
  • Harold George married Vera McKenna in New York, New York, United States. ww2dbase [Harold George | New York | CPC]
25 Apr 1919

United States
  • Douglas MacArthur arrived in New York, New York, United States via ocean liner Leviathan. ww2dbase [Douglas MacArthur | New York | CPC]
30 Jun 1919

United States
  • USS Arizona arrived at New York City, New York, United States. ww2dbase [Arizona | New York | CPC]
25 Aug 1919

United States
6 Jan 1920

United States
1 May 1920

United States
  • USS Arizona arrived at New York City, New York, United States. ww2dbase [Arizona | New York | CPC]
17 May 1920

United States
  • USS Arizona departed New York City, New York, United States. ww2dbase [Arizona | New York | CPC]
25 Jun 1920

United States
  • USS Arizona arrived at New York City, New York, United States. ww2dbase [Arizona | New York | CPC]
4 Jan 1921

United States
  • USS Arizona departed New York City, New York, United States. ww2dbase [Arizona | New York | CPC]
29 Apr 1921

United States
  • USS Arizona arrived at New York City, New York, United States. ww2dbase [Arizona | New York | CPC]
15 Jun 1921

United States
  • USS Arizona departed New York City, New York, United States. ww2dbase [Arizona | New York | CPC]
1 Jul 1921

United States
  • Rear Admiral Carl T. Vogelgesang was named the commanding officer of New York Navy Yard in Brooklyn, New York, United States. ww2dbase [New York Navy Yard | Brooklyn, New York | CPC]
9 Jul 1921

United States
  • USS Arizona departed New York City, New York, United States. ww2dbase [Arizona | New York | CPC]
28 Jul 1921

United States
  • Franklin Roosevelt set sail aboard a yacht from New York, New York, United States for a Boy Scouts event further north up the Hudson River. ww2dbase [Franklin Roosevelt | New York | CPC]
27 Nov 1922

United States
  • Rear Admiral Charles P. Plunkett was named the commanding officer of New York Navy Yard in Brooklyn, New York, United States. ww2dbase [New York Navy Yard | Brooklyn, New York | CPC]
28 Dec 1923

United States
  • George Bernard Shaw's play St. Joan premiered at the Garrick theatre, New York, New York, United States. ww2dbase [New York | AC]
26 Jun 1924

United States
  • Franklin Roosevelt gave a speech in support of Governor Alfred E. Smith during the Democratic Party National Convention in New York, New York, United States. ww2dbase [Franklin Roosevelt | New York | CPC]
13 Jun 1927

United States
  • Aviator Charles Lindbergh received a ticker-tape parade down 5th Avenue in New York, New York, United States. ww2dbase [New York | CPC]
16 Feb 1928

United States
2 Jul 1928

United States
  • Rear Admiral Louis R. de Steiguer was named the commanding officer of New York Navy Yard in Brooklyn, New York, United States. ww2dbase [New York Navy Yard | Brooklyn, New York | CPC]
6 Nov 1928

United States
  • Franklin Roosevelt was elected the governor of the state of New York, United States. ww2dbase [Franklin Roosevelt | New York | CPC]
3 Apr 1929

United States
  • Franklin Roosevelt gave a 30-minute-long radio address as the governor of New York, United States; he would come to use this medium to communicate with his supporters for the remainder of his career. ww2dbase [Franklin Roosevelt | New York | CPC]
31 May 1929

United States
24 Sep 1929

United States
  • Flying a Consolidated NY-2 Husky biplane, equipped with a Sperry artificial horizon, directional gyro, and a Kollsman altimeter, Lieutenant James H. Doolittle USAAC, completed the first successful blind take-off circuit and landing at Mitchell field, Long Island, New York, United States. ww2dbase [James Doolittle | Hempstead, New York | AC]
28 Oct 1929

United States
  • Black Monday: In the United States, Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 13% on the stock market. ww2dbase [New York | AC]
29 Oct 1929

United States
  • Black Tuesday: In the United States, Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 12% on the stock market. ww2dbase [New York | CPC]
4 Nov 1930

United States
  • Franklin Roosevelt was re-elected the governor of the state of New York, United States. ww2dbase [Franklin Roosevelt | New York | CPC]
18 Mar 1931

United States
  • Rear Admiral William W. Phelps was named the commanding officer of New York Navy Yard in Brooklyn, New York, United States. ww2dbase [New York Navy Yard | Brooklyn, New York | CPC]
13 Dec 1931

United States
  • While visiting New York City in the United States, Winston Churchill was struck by a car as he crossed the street, having looked the wrong way as he crossed. He suffered injuries to the head but would recover fully. ww2dbase [Winston Churchill | New York | CPC]
27 Mar 1933

United States
  • 55,000 civilians staged a protest against Adolf Hitler in New York City, New York, United States. ww2dbase [New York | CPC]
30 Jun 1933

United States
  • Rear Admiral Yates Stirling, Jr. was named the commanding officer of New York Navy Yard in Brooklyn, New York, United States. ww2dbase [New York Navy Yard | Brooklyn, New York | CPC]
15 Feb 1934

United States
31 May 1934

Photo(s) dated 31 May 1934
President Franklin Roosevelt (center) under USS Indianapolis’ 8-inch guns during the Navy Review, 31 May 1934, New York City, New York, United States. The president’s wife, Eleanor, is at left and mother, Sara, at right.
26 Jun 1934

United States
  • The keel of destroyer Cummings was laid down at the United Shipyards facility in Staten Island, New York, United States. ww2dbase [Cummings | Staten Island, New York | CPC]
10 Jul 1935

United States
  • Lawrence Bell founded the Bell Aircraft Corporation at Buffalo, New York, United States. ww2dbase [Buffalo, New York | AC]
26 Jul 1935

United States
  • A group of anti-Nazi demonstrators boarded the German ship Bremen in New York harbour in eastern United States, tore down the Nazi flag and threw it in the Hudson river. A protest by the German consul was met by US officials declaring that the swastika flag was not the recognised national flag of Germany. ww2dbase [New York | AC]
9 Mar 1936

United States
20 Apr 1936

United States
  • Rear Admiral Harris L. Laning was named the commanding officer of New York Navy Yard in Brooklyn, New York, United States. ww2dbase [New York Navy Yard | Brooklyn, New York | CPC]
14 Aug 1936

United States
24 Aug 1936

United States
  • The Cunard White Star liner RMS Queen Mary, arrived in New York, United States having made the Atlantic crossing in 4 days 27 minutes and taking the Blue Riband from the French liner Normandie. ww2dbase [Queen Mary | New York | AC]
25 Nov 1936

United States
9 Dec 1936

United States
14 Dec 1936

United States
  • The US Army set up an experimental radar set which accurately detected at up to 7-mile range aircraft flying in and out of New York City, New York, United States. ww2dbase [New York | AC]
25 Jan 1937

Photo(s) dated 25 Jan 1937
Cummings
19 May 1937

Photo(s) dated 19 May 1937
US Coast Guard cutter John C. Spencer departing on her maiden voyage to US Territory of Alaska from New York Navy Yard, New York, United States, 19 May 1937
24 Jun 1937

Photo(s) dated 24 Jun 1937
Helena under construction at New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, New York, United States, 24 Jun 1937
1 Oct 1937

United States
  • Rear Admiral Clark H. Woodward was named the commanding officer of New York Navy Yard in Brooklyn, New York, United States. ww2dbase [New York Navy Yard | Brooklyn, New York | CPC]
27 Oct 1937

United States
12 May 1938

United States
  • 12,000 Chinese-Americans held a parade in New York, New York, United States, raising money for the Chinese war effort. ww2dbase [New York | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 12 May 1938
Chinese-Americans parading in support of China against Japanese invasion, New York, New York, United States, 12 May 1938
11 Aug 1938

United States
  • A specially prepared Focke-Wulf Fw 200 Condor aircraft "Brandenburg" (D-ACON), flown by Deutsche Luft Hansa Captains Henke and von Moreau, landed at Floyd Bennett Field, New York, United States, having made the 3,958-mile nonstop journey from Berlin via Hamburg, Glasgow, Newfoundland and Halifax in a record-breaking flight time of 24 hours and 36 minutes. ww2dbase [Fw 200 Condor | Brooklyn, New York | AC]
Photo(s) dated 11 Aug 1938
Lufthansa airliner version of the Focke-Wulf Condor at Floyd Bennett Field, Brooklyn, New York, 11 Aug 1938 after completing the first transatlantic flight from Berlin.
27 Aug 1938

Photo(s) dated 27 Aug 1938
Helena under construction at New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, New York, United States, 27 Aug 1938Launching ceremony of Helena, New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, New York, United States, 27 Aug 1938, photo 1 of 2Launching ceremony of Helena, New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, New York, United States, 27 Aug 1938, photo 2 of 2
28 Aug 1938

Photo(s) dated 28 Aug 1938
View of Helena
16 Jan 1939

Photo(s) dated 16 Jan 1939
View of North Carolina
25 Jan 1939

United States
30 Apr 1939

United States
  • Franklin Roosevelt's address at the opening ceremonies of the New York World's Fair was broadcast on television, making him the first US President to appear in this medium. ww2dbase [Franklin Roosevelt | Flushing, New York | CPC]
1 May 1939

United States
10 Jun 1939

Photo(s) dated 10 Jun 1939
King George VI of the United Kingdom and President Franklin Roosevelt of the United States during the King’s visit to the Roosevelt home in Hyde Park, New York, United States, Jun 10, 1939, the day before the famous hot dog picnic.First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt, King George VI, Mrs. Sara Roosevelt, Queen Elizabeth, and President Franklin Roosevelt during the King’s visit to the Roosevelt home in Hyde Park, New York, United States, Jun 10, 1939.
27 Aug 1939

United States
14 Oct 1939

United States
4 Nov 1939

United States
2 Mar 1940

United States
7 Mar 1940

United States
20 Mar 1940

United States
  • RMS Queen Mary departed New York, New York, United States. ww2dbase [Queen Mary | New York | CPC]
13 Jun 1940

United States Photo(s) dated 13 Jun 1940
Launching of North Carolina, New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, New York, United States, 13 Jun 1940North Carolina shortly after launching, New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, New York, United States, 13 Jun 1940Christening of North Carolina, New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, New York, United States, 13 Jun 1940; note Isabel Young Hoey breaking champagne bottleLaunching ceremony of North Carolina, New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, New York, United States, 13 Jun 1940, photo 1 of 4
See all photos dated 13 Jun 1940
20 Jun 1940

United States
  • American cruiser USS Vincennes and destroyers USS Truxton and USS Simpson arrived at New York, New York, United States with 200 tons of gold from the French reserves. ww2dbase [Vincennes | New York | CPC]
27 Jun 1940

United States
  • The keel for battleship Iowa was laid down at the Brooklyn Naval Shipyard in New York, United States. ww2dbase [Iowa | Brooklyn, New York | CPC]
30 Jun 1940

Photo(s) dated 30 Jun 1940
Battleship North Carolina off New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, New York, United States, late Jun 1940
18 Aug 1940

United States
  • US President Roosevelt and Canadian Prime Minister King signed the Ogdensburg Agreement in Heuvelton, New York, United States, which established the Permanent Joint Board for the Defense of the United States and Canada. ww2dbase [Franklin Roosevelt | Heuvelton, New York | CPC]
19 Aug 1940

Photo(s) dated 19 Aug 1940
Working on the rudder of battleship North Carolina, New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, New York, United States, 19 Aug 1940
7 Sep 1940

Photo(s) dated 7 Sep 1940
Installation of the No. 3 turret of battleship North Carolina, New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, New York, United States, 7 Sep 1940, photo 1 of 2Installation of the No. 3 turret of battleship North Carolina, New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, New York, United States, 7 Sep 1940, photo 2 of 2
30 Sep 1940

Photo(s) dated 30 Sep 1940
Battleship Iowa under construction, New York Navy Yard, New York, United States, 30 Sep 1940, photo 1 of 2Battleship Iowa under construction, New York Navy Yard, New York, United States, 30 Sep 1940, photo 2 of 2
1 Oct 1940

United States
  • Belgium Congo uranium began to arrived at Staten Island, New York, United States for safekeeping; a total of 1,140 tons of uranium would arrive throughout this month. ww2dbase [Staten Island, New York | CPC]
9 Nov 1940

Photo(s) dated 9 Nov 1940
Installation of a gun of No. 2 turret of battleship North Carolina, New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, New York, United States, 9 Nov 1940, photo 1 of 2Installation of a gun of No. 2 turret of battleship North Carolina, New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, New York, United States, 9 Nov 1940, photo 2 of 2
18 Nov 1940

Photo(s) dated 18 Nov 1940
Installation of a gun of No. 3 turret of battleship North Carolina, New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, New York, United States, 18 Nov 1940
30 Dec 1940

Photo(s) dated 30 Dec 1940
Battleship Iowa under construction, New York Navy Yard, New York, United States, 30 Dec 1940
17 Apr 1941

Photo(s) dated 17 Apr 1941
North Carolina fitting out at New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, New York, United States, 17 Apr 1941, photo 2 of 2North Carolina fitting out at New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, New York, United States, 17 Apr 1941, photo 1 of 2
30 Apr 1941

United States
  • Four old US Coast Guard Cutters were commissioned into British Royal Navy service at New York, New York, United States; they were christened HMS Banff, HMS Culver, HMS Fishguard, and HMS Hartland and were manned by crew members of battleship HMS Malaya, which was currently under repair. ww2dbase [New York | CPC]
2 May 1941

United States
  • The British Royal Navy commissioned convoy escort ship HMS Lulworth, a former US Coast Guard Cutter, into service at New York, United States. She was manned by former crew members of battleship HMS Resolution, which was under repair in the US at the time. ww2dbase [New York | CPC]
12 May 1941

United States
  • Three former US Coast Guard Cutters were commissioned into Royal Navy at New York, United States as HMS Sennen, HMS Walney, and HMS Totland. Like cutters commissioned shortly before them, they were manned by the crew of battleship HMS Malaya, which was currently under repair in the United States. ww2dbase [New York | CPC]
2 Jun 1941

United States
  • Rear Admiral Edward J. Marquart was named the commanding officer of New York Navy Yard in Brooklyn, New York, United States. ww2dbase [New York Navy Yard | Brooklyn, New York | CPC]
27 Jun 1941

Photo(s) dated 27 Jun 1941
Battleship Iowa under construction, New York Navy Yard, New York, United States, 27 Jun 1941
30 Jun 1941

United States
13 Jul 1941

United States
  • The newspaper The New York Times reported that the famed Polish Jewish violinist Henri Czaplinski (aka. Genrikh Maksimovich Chaplinsky in Soviet documents) had escaped an NKVD prison in Lvov, Ukraine during a German bombing. ww2dbase [New York | CPC]
16 Jul 1941

United States
  • American transport USS West Point embarked 137 Italian and 327 German citizens off Staten Island, New York, United States and set sail for Lisbon, Portugal at 1455 hours. ww2dbase [Staten Island, New York | CPC]
6 Sep 1941

United States
7 Sep 1941

United States
3 Oct 1941

Photo(s) dated 3 Oct 1941
Battleship Iowa under construction, New York Navy Yard, New York, United States, 3 Oct 1941, photo 1 of 2Battleship Iowa under construction, New York Navy Yard, New York, United States, 3 Oct 1941, photo 2 of 2
24 Oct 1941

United States
  • Franklin Roosevelt hosted Princess Märtha of Sweden (Crown Princess of Norway) at his home in Hyde Park, New York, United States. ww2dbase [Franklin Roosevelt | Hyde Park, New York | CPC]
1 Nov 1941

Photo(s) dated 1 Nov 1941
North Carolina at New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, New York, United States, 1 Nov 1941; note measure 12 modified camouflageForward turrets of North Carolina, New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, New York, United States, 1 Nov 1941; note measure 12 modified camouflage
1 Dec 1941

United States
  • Fiorello La Guardia, Mayor of New York City and Director of the Office of Civilian Defense, signed Administrative Order 9, creating the Civil Air Patrol. ww2dbase [New York | CPC]
24 Dec 1941

Photo(s) dated 24 Dec 1941
USS Atlanta
7 Jan 1942

Photo(s) dated 7 Jan 1942
USS Milwaukee off the New York Navy Yard, United States, 7 Jan 1942View of USS Milwaukee
14 Jan 1942

United States
  • German submarine U-123 sank Panamanian tanker Norness within sight of (about 60 miles off) Montauk Point, Long Island, New York, United States at 0834 hours; 2 were killed, 39 survived. Much further out in the Atlantic Ocean, 450 miles northwest of Ireland, German submarine U-43 attacked Allied convoy ON 55, sinking Greek ship Maro (all aboard were killed), British ship Empire Surf (45 were killed, 6 survived), and Panamanian ship Chepo (17 were killed, 21 survived). ww2dbase [Second Happy Time | Montauk Point, New York | TH]
9 Feb 1942

United States
  • USS Lafayette (former French luxury liner SS Normandie, impounded by the United States in May 1941), amidst conversion into a troop transport, caught fire and capsized at midnight in New York Harbor, United States. ww2dbase [New York | CPC]
11 Feb 1942

Photo(s) dated 11 Feb 1942
Cruiser Juneau in New York Harbor, United States, 11 Feb 1942. Photo 1 of 3.Cruiser Juneau in New York Harbor, United States, 11 Feb 1942. Photo 2 of 3.Cruiser Juneau in New York Harbor, United States, 11 Feb 1942. Photo 3 of 3.
14 Feb 1942

Photo(s) dated 14 Feb 1942
The five Sullivan brothers aboard USS Juneau upon her commissioning at New York Navy Yard, 14 Feb 1942. Left to Right they are Joseph, Francis, Albert, Madison, and George. All five were later lost with the ship.
19 Feb 1942

Photo(s) dated 19 Feb 1942
20mm ready service and clipping room on the main deck of USS North Carolina, New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, New York, United States, 19 Feb 1942Crew mess hall aboard USS North Carolina, New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, New York, United States, 19 Feb 194220mm Oerlikon cannon aboard USS North Carolina, New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, New York, United States, 19 Feb 194230cal gun mount aboard USS North Carolina, New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, New York, United States, 19 Feb 1942
27 Mar 1942

United States
  • Survivors of Norwegian motor taker Charles Racine, sunk by Italian submarine Giuseppe Finzi on 10 Mar 1942 and had initially been taken to Puerto Rico, arrived in New York, New York, United States. ww2dbase [New York | HM]
5 Apr 1942

United States
  • Milton Miles departed LaGuardia Marine Terminal, Queens, New York, United States by flying boat. ww2dbase [Milton Miles | Queens, New York | CPC]
15 Apr 1942

Photo(s) dated 15 Apr 1942
In a public relations event, three Jeeps climb the steps of the State Capitol building, Albany, New York, United States, 15 Apr 1942.
21 Apr 1942

United States
  • The 7,417-ton neutral Argentinian motor tanker Victoria, hit by two torpedoes from German submarine U-201 200 kilometers east of Hampton Roads, Virginia, United States three days prior, arrived at New York, New York, United States after emergency repairs performed at sea. Although the German government would admit responsibility in Jun 1942, the matter of cost was difficult to determine as witnesses were scattered all over the world. In the meantime, Victoria was repaired at New York without a clear sense of who was going to pay for the repairs. ww2dbase [New York | HM]
4 May 1942

United States
15 May 1942

Photo(s) dated 15 May 1942
Forward main guns of Gleaves-class destroyer USS Aaron Ward in Gravesend Bay, New York Harbor, 15 May 1942. The guns are single-mount 5”/38 caliber dual purpose guns in enclosed turrets. Note the 5” powder canisters alongside.
18 May 1942

United States
22 May 1942

United States
  • Grand Duchess Charlotte arrived in New York, New York, United States and met with Foreign Minister Joseph Bech. ww2dbase [Charlotte | New York | CPC]
23 May 1942

Photo(s) dated 23 May 1942
USS Quincy at New York Navy Yard, 23 May 1942
29 May 1942

Photo(s) dated 29 May 1942
View forward from USS Quincy
1 Jun 1942

Photo(s) dated 1 Jun 1942
USS Juneau at anchor in New York City, New York, United States, 1 Jun 1942. Note that the upper surfaces retain the earlier camouflage scheme while hull has been repainted with different pattern.
11 Jun 1942

Photo(s) dated 11 Jun 1942
Battleship North Carolina at New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, New York, United States, 11 Jun 1940
13 Jun 1942

United States
  • German submarine U-202 landed 4 saboteurs at Amagansett, Long Island, New York, United States in Operation Pastorius. ww2dbase [Amagansett, New York | CPC]
20 Jun 1942

United States
  • Winston Churchill arrived at Franklin Roosevelt's home at Hyde Park, New York, United States to discuss US-UK cooperation. The two leaders agreed to give the crossing of the English Channel a priority, and that the two nations would assist each other in atomic weapons research. ww2dbase [Second Washington Conference | Hyde Park, New York | CPC]
  • Acting on information given by defected saboteur George Dasch, United States Federal Bureau of Investigation agents captured three German saboteurs in New York, New York, United States. ww2dbase [New York | CPC]
23 Jun 1942

United States
  • Agents of the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation, acting on information provided by defected saboteur George Dasch, located and arrested two German saboeurs in New York, New York, United States. ww2dbase [New York | CPC]
2 Jul 1942

United States
3 Jul 1942

Photo(s) dated 3 Jul 1942
Battleship Iowa under construction, New York Navy Yard, New York, United States, 3 Jul 1942
24 Jul 1942

United States
  • Neutral Argentinian motor tanker Victoria, damaged by German submarine U-201 in Apr 1942 and repaired at New York, New York, United States, was requisitioned by the US War Shipping Administration as the cost of the repairs had not been paid by either Argentina or Germany. ww2dbase [New York | HM]
27 Jul 1942

United States
  • The keel of destroyer Kimberly was laid down by Bethlehem Mariners Harbor, Staten Island, New York, United States. ww2dbase [Kimberly | Staten Island, New York | CPC]
7 Aug 1942

United States
  • British merchant ship Winchester Castle delivered the rescued survivors of civilian ship Honolulan, which was sunk by German submarine on 22 Jul 1942, to New York, New York, United States. ww2dbase [New York | CPC]
18 Aug 1942

Photo(s) dated 18 Aug 1942
Close up view of the tower foremast of USS Washington, New York Navy Yard, New York, United States, 18 Aug 1942View of stern of USS Washington, New York Navy Yard, New York, United States, 18 Aug 1942
24 Aug 1942

United States
  • The keel of destroyer Luce was laid down at Bethlehem Mariners Harbor, Staten Island, New York, United States. ww2dbase [Luce | Staten Island, New York | CPC]
25 Aug 1942

United States
  • 377 American civilians who had previously been held at Stanley Interment Camp in Hong Kong arrived in New York, New York, United States. They were released as a part of an internee exchange agreement with Japan and Thailand. ww2dbase [New York | CPC]
27 Aug 1942

United States
  • Battleship Iowa was launched in Brooklyn, New York, United States, sponsored by Ilo Wallace, wife of Vice President Henry Wallace. ww2dbase [Iowa | Brooklyn, New York | CPC]
11 Oct 1942

Photo(s) dated 11 Oct 1942
USS Marblehead off New York, New York, United States, 11 Oct 1942
14 Oct 1942

Photo(s) dated 14 Oct 1942
USS Marblehead off New York, New York, United States, 14 Oct 1942, photo 1 of 2
15 Oct 1942

United States
14 Nov 1942

Photo(s) dated 14 Nov 1942
USS Marblehead off New York, New York, United States, 14 Oct 1942, photo 2 of 2
25 Nov 1942

United States
15 Dec 1942

United States
18 Dec 1942

United States
6 Jan 1943

United States
  • Robert Johnson departed New York, New York, United States for Britain aboard the Queen Elizabeth. ww2dbase [Robert Johnson | New York | CPC]
15 Jan 1943

Photo(s) dated 15 Jan 1943
USS Iowa at the New York Naval Shipyard, New York, United States, 15 Jan 1943, photo 1 of 2USS Iowa at the New York Navy Yard, New York, United States, 15 Jan 1943, photo 2 of 2
27 Jan 1943

United States
  • The Camillus Cutlery Company of Camillus, New York, United States shipped the first production examples of the 1219C2 fighting knife design to the US military. ww2dbase [Mark 2 'KA-BAR' | Camillus, New York | CPC]
3 Feb 1943

United States
  • Kimberly was launched by at the Bethlehem Mariners Harbor yard at Staten Island, New York, United States, sponsored by Elsie S. Kimberly, the daughter of Rear Admiral Lewis A. Kimberly, for whom the destroyer was named after. ww2dbase [Kimberly | Staten Island, New York | CPC]
5 Feb 1943

United States
  • Auxiliary Aircraft Carrier USS Card arrived in New York Harbor, anchoring in Gravesend Bay, Brooklyn. ww2dbase [Card | Brooklyn, New York | DS]
7 Feb 1943

United States
13 Feb 1943

United States
  • USS Ancon arrived at New York, New York, United States. Later that day, she was assigned to the Atlantic Fleet Amphibious Forces. ww2dbase [Ancon | New York | CPC]
22 Feb 1943

United States
  • Iowa was commissioned into service at Brooklyn Naval Shipyard in New York, United States with Captain John L. McCrea in command. ww2dbase [Iowa | Brooklyn, New York | CPC]
1 Mar 1943

United States
  • The American Jewish Congress sponsored an event at the Madison Square Garden in New York City where 20,000 people gathered and called for Allied and neutral nations to provide sanctuaries for refugees and called for the United States and United Kingdom (ie. the British mandate of Palestine) to relax immigration restrictions. ww2dbase [New York | CPC]
4 Mar 1943

United States
  • Auxiliary Aircraft Carrier USS Card departed New York bound for Norfolk, Virginia. ww2dbase [Card | Brooklyn, New York | DS]
6 Mar 1943

United States
  • Destroyer Luce was launched at Bethlehem Mariners Harbor, Staten Island, New York, United States. She was sponsored by the wife of Stephen B. Luce, Jr., who was the grandson of Rear Admiral Stephen B. Luce, who in turn was the namesake of the ship. ww2dbase [Luce | Staten Island, New York | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 6 Mar 1943
Launching ceremony of destroyer Luce, Bethlehem Mariners Harbor, Staten Island, New York, United States, 6 Mar 1943
9 Mar 1943

United States
13 Mar 1943

United States
  • HMS LST-412 departed New York, New York, United States with refinery equipment, sailing for Curaçao. ww2dbase [LST-412 | New York | CPC]
1 Apr 1943

United States
  • USS Mingo departed Long Island, New York, United States area for Newport, Rhode Island, United States. ww2dbase [Mingo | New York | CPC]
8 May 1943

Photo(s) dated 8 May 1943
Captain Warren K Berner, left, reading his orders to take command of the training carrier USS Sable at her commissioning ceremony at the American Shipbuilding Company in Buffalo, New York, 8 May 1943.
12 May 1943

United States
  • Auxiliary Aircraft Carrier USS Card arrived in New York Harbor, anchoring off Tompkinsville, Staten Island, New York. ww2dbase [Card | New York Harbor, New York | DS]
14 May 1943

United States
  • Auxiliary Aircraft Carrier USS Card departed New York bound for Casablanca, Morocco ferrying aircraft and troops. ww2dbase [Card | New York Harbor, New York | DS]
22 May 1943

United States
2 Jun 1943

United States
  • Rear Admiral Monroe R. Kelly was named the commanding officer of New York Navy Yard in Brooklyn, New York, United States. ww2dbase [New York Navy Yard | Brooklyn, New York | CPC]
9 Jul 1943

Photo(s) dated 9 Jul 1943
View of USS IowaUSS Iowa at the New York Navy Yard, New York, United States, 9 Jul 1943; note carrier in backgroundView of turret No. 2 and surrounding 20mm Oerlikon mounts aboard USS Iowa, New York Navy Yard, New York, United States, 9 Jul 1943View of Bofors cluster aboard USS Iowa, New York Navy Yard, New York, United States, 9 Jul 1943
See all photos dated 9 Jul 1943
5 Sep 1943

United States
  • USS Luce departed New York, New York, United States. ww2dbase [Luce | New York | CPC]
8 Oct 1943

United States
  • USS Texas began escorting an Allied convoy from New York, New York, United States to Britain. ww2dbase [Texas | New York | CPC]
29 Oct 1943

Photo(s) dated 29 Oct 1943
United States Coast Guardsmen assist in the recovery of a damaged PB2Y Coronado that partially capsized after losing a wing float on landing in Jamaica Bay, New York, United States, 29 Oct 1943
10 Nov 1943

Photo(s) dated 10 Nov 1943
Field cook Dewitt Waite with a cake he made for USMC birthday celebration, Adams, New York, United States, 10 Nov 1943
25 Nov 1943

United States
  • Russian Jew Jacob Golos died of a heart attack in his apartment in New York, New York, United States. Despite being under constant FBI surveillance, Golos and his long-time lover, Elizabeth Bentley, had built up the largest Soviet spy network in North America whose contacts and informers were able to furnish Moscow with large amounts of classified American material. After Golos' death Bentley was handled by NKVD agent Itzhak Akhmerov but after a while her increased alcohol consumption and signs of stress limited her further usefulness to the Communists. ww2dbase [New York | AC]
18 Dec 1943

United States
  • US Chief of Naval Operations Ernest King decreed that helicopter training would be carried out at Floyd Bennett Field, New York, United States by the US Coast Guard. ww2dbase [Ernest King | Brooklyn, New York | AC]
31 Dec 1943

United States
  • The Statue of Liberty in New York, New York, United States was lit briefly at night in celebration of the coming new year. ww2dbase [New York | CPC]
14 Jan 1944

United States
18 Jan 1944

United States
  • Loaded with Army aircraft, escort carrier USS Bogue departed New York bound for Scotland as part of 43-ship Convoy UT-7 consisting of 3 escort carriers, 12 cargo ships, 12 troop transports, 1 seaplane tender, 1 stores ship, and 1 oil tanker plus an escorting force of 1 battleship and 12 destroyers. ww2dbase [Bogue | Staten Island, New York | DS]
29 Jan 1944

Photo(s) dated 29 Jan 1944
Launching of Missouri, New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, New York, United States, 29 Jan 1944
20 Feb 1944

United States
  • USS Marblehead arrived in New York, United States. ww2dbase [Marblehead | New York | CPC]
26 Feb 1944

United States
19 Mar 1944

United States Photo(s) dated 19 Mar 1944
Escort carrier USS Card in Measure 32, Design 4A paint scheme steaming into New York Harbor, 19 Mar 1944.
23 Mar 1944

United States
25 Mar 1944

United States
4 Apr 1944

United States
  • Franklin Roosevelt's doctor noted the US President's high blood pressure and prescribed rest; Roosevelt would soon depart for Bernard Baruch's home in South Carolina, United States for a vacation. ww2dbase [Franklin Roosevelt | Hyde Park, New York | CPC]
14 Apr 1944

United States
20 Apr 1944

United States
  • USS Ranger arrived at the Army Base, Staten Island, New York and began loading P-38 Lighting aircraft for further transportation to Casablanca. ww2dbase [P-38 Lightning | Ranger | New York | DS]
22 Apr 1944

United States
  • Captain Arthur Gavin relieved Captain Rowe as commanding officer of USS Ranger. ww2dbase [Ranger | New York | DS]
23 Apr 1944

United States
  • With fleet carrier USS Ranger loaded with 76 US Army P-38 Lightning aircraft and escort carrier USS Card loaded with 100 US Army P-51 Mustang fighters and 204 US Army personnel, both ships, along with their escorts, departed New York bound for Casablanca in French Morocco. ww2dbase [P-38 Lightning | P-51 Mustang | Ranger | Card | Staten Island, New York | DS]
29 Apr 1944

Photo(s) dated 29 Apr 1944
Aerial view of United States Coast Guard cutter Spencer in New York Navy Yard, New York, United States, 29 Apr 1944
6 May 1944

Photo(s) dated 6 May 1944
USS Marblehead off New York, New York, United States, 6 May 1944
16 May 1944

United States
  • USS Ranger arrived at the Army Base, Staten Island, New York. ww2dbase [Ranger | New York | DS]
18 May 1944

United States
  • USS Ranger departed New York bound for Norfolk, Virginia. ww2dbase [Ranger | New York | DS]
6 Jun 1944

United States
  • The Statue of Liberty in New York, New York, United States, usually blacked out due to war, flashed dot-dot-dot-dash, Morse code for "V", in celebration of the successful landings in Normandie, France. ww2dbase [New York | CPC]
6 Aug 1944

United States
19 Sep 1944

United States
  • Winston Churchill departed Hyde Park, New York, United States for nearby New York City, where he was to begin his journey back to Britain. ww2dbase [Winston Churchill | Hyde Park, New York | CPC]
22 Nov 1944

United States
  • The 15,000th P-40 fighter was built at the Curtiss-Wright factory in Buffalo, New York, United States. ww2dbase [P-40 Warhawk | Buffalo, New York | CPC]
25 Nov 1944

United States
4 Dec 1944

United States
5 Dec 1944

United States
  • Rear Admiral Freeland A. Daubin was named the commanding officer of New York Navy Yard in Brooklyn, New York, United States. ww2dbase [New York Navy Yard | Brooklyn, New York | CPC]
13 Dec 1944

Photo(s) dated 13 Dec 1944
USS Bennington at anchor in Gravesend Bay, New York, 13 Dec 1944.USS Bennington at anchor in Gravesend Bay, New York, 13 Dec 1944. Note that she has been repainted in the same Design 17 but in lighter shades from Measure 33 to Measure 32. Photo 2 of 2.USS Bennington at anchor in Gravesend Bay, New York, 13 Dec 1944. Note that she has been repainted in the same Design 17 but in lighter shades from Measure 33 to Measure 32. Photo 1 of 2.
31 Dec 1944

United States
4 Jan 1945

United States
16 Jan 1945

United States
20 Jan 1945

United States
5 Feb 1945

United States
  • Escort carrier USS Card arrived at New York. ww2dbase [Card | New York | DS]
11 Feb 1945

United States
  • Loaded with 47 US Army P-47 Thunderbolts and 175 US Army and Navy personnel as passengers, escort carrier USS Card and the similarly loaded USS Bogue departed New York as part of Convoy CU-58 bound for Liverpool, England, United Kingdom. ww2dbase [P-47 Thunderbolt | Card | Bogue | New York | DS]
28 Feb 1945

United States
  • USS R-1 departed for New York City, New York, United States. ww2dbase [R-1 | New York | CPC]
29 Mar 1945

United States
  • Franklin Roosevelt visited Hyde Park, New York, United States and the Franklin D. Roosevelt Library for what would be the last time. ww2dbase [Franklin Roosevelt | Hyde Park, New York | CPC]
15 Apr 1945

Photo(s) dated 15 Apr 1945
Aerial view of New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, New York, United States, 15 Apr 1945; note USS Reprisal, USS Coral Sea/Franklin D. Roosevelt, USS Kearsarge, and USS Oriskany under construction
26 Apr 1945

United States
  • USS Franklin arrived at New York, New York, United States. ww2dbase [Franklin | New York | CPC]
28 Apr 1945

United States Photo(s) dated 28 Apr 1945
USS Franklin in New York Harbor, New York, United States, circa 28 Apr 1945; note Manhattan skyline in backgroundUSS Franklin sailing past USS Marblehead in New York Harbor, New York, United States, 28 Apr 1945USS Franklin in New York Harbor, New York, United States, 28 Apr 1945
11 May 1945

United States
20 May 1945

United States
16 Jun 1945

United States
19 Jun 1945

United States
  • General Dwight Eisenhower received a ticker tape parade at New York City, New York, United States. ww2dbase [Dwight Eisenhower | New York | CPC]
  • Loaded with Army aircraft, escort carrier USS Bogue departed New York bound for the Panama Canal. ww2dbase [Bogue | Staten Island, New York | DS]
20 Jun 1945

Photo(s) dated 20 Jun 1945
British liner RMS Queen Mary returning US troops from Europe, New York, New York, United States, 20 Jun 1945
10 Jul 1945

Photo(s) dated 10 Jul 1945
Eleanor Roosevelt and Dwight Eisenhower at the Roosevelt residence in Hyde Park, New York, United States, 10 Jul 1945
28 Jul 1945

United States
  • A B-25D bomber crashed into the 79th and 80th floor on the north side of the Empire State Building in New York City, New York, United States at 0940 hours in a weather related accident. The air crew of 3, along with 11 people in the building, were killed; the damage was estimated to be about US$1,000,000. ww2dbase [B-25 Mitchell | New York | CPC]
14 Aug 1945

Photo(s) dated 14 Aug 1945
The famous kiss at Times Square, New York, New York, United States, 14 Aug 1945
12 Sep 1945

United States
23 Sep 1945

United States
29 Sep 1945

United States
  • USS Hoe arrived at New York, New York, United States. ww2dbase [Hoe | New York | CPC]
17 Oct 1945

United States
  • USS Enterprise entered the Hudson River in New York, New York, United States in preparation of the Navy Day holiday celebrations. ww2dbase [Enterprise | New York | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 17 Oct 1945
USS Enterprise being pushed by tug boats, New York, New York, United States, 17 Oct 1945
23 Oct 1945

United States
  • USS Missouri arrived at New York, New York, United States. ww2dbase [Missouri | New York | CPC]
27 Oct 1945

United States
  • USS Missouri hosted US President Harry Truman for the annual Navy Day ceremonies at New York, New York, United States. ww2dbase [Missouri | New York | CPC]
  • On this Navy Day holiday in the United States, Harry Truman reviewed the fleet aboard USS Missouri on the Hudson River and then gave a speech in Central Park, New York, New York, United States. ww2dbase [Harry Truman | New York | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 27 Oct 1945
USS Augusta, USS Midway, USS Enterprise, USS Missouri, USS New York, USS Helena, and USS Macon in the Hudson River in New York, New York, United States for Navy Day celebrations, 27 Oct 1945President Truman aboard USS Missouri at the Brooklyn Navy Yard examining the deck marker on the spot where the surrender was signed in Tokyo Bay, Navy Day, 27 Oct 1945. Also Adm Jonas H Ingram and FAdm William D Leahy
30 Oct 1945

United States
31 Oct 1945

United States
11 Nov 1945

United States
15 Nov 1945

United States
29 Nov 1945

United States
  • USS Portland arrived at New York, New York, United States and disembarked 1,242 US Army personnel returned from France as part of Operation Magic Carpet. ww2dbase [Portland | New York | DS]
14 Dec 1945

United States
  • William Halsey was honored with a ticker tape parade in New York, New York, United States. ww2dbase [William Halsey | New York | CPC]
23 Jan 1946

United States
29 Jan 1946

United States
  • Harry Hopkins, one of Franklin Roosevelt's closest advisers and a key policy maker in creating the Lend-Lease Act, died of stomach cancer in New York, New York, United States. ww2dbase [Harry Hopkins | New York | AC]
25 Feb 1946

United States
22 Apr 1951

United States
  • Douglas MacArthur received a ticker-tape parade in New York, New York, United States. ww2dbase [Douglas MacArthur | New York | CPC]
17 Sep 1951

United States
4 Apr 1952

United States
  • Ticonderoga was decommissioned at New York Naval Shipyard, New York, United States for modernization and conversion work. ww2dbase [Ticonderoga | Brooklyn, New York | CPC]
7 Nov 1952

United States
13 Nov 1952

United States
11 Sep 1954

United States
  • USS Ticonderoga was recommissioned after modernization; she was now under the command of Captain William A. Schoech. ww2dbase [Ticonderoga | Brooklyn, New York | CPC]
5 Nov 1954

Photo(s) dated 5 Nov 1954
Douglas MacArthur and Shigeru Yoshida at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, New York, New York, United States, 5 Nov 1954
3 Oct 1955

United States
  • Julius Adler passed away in New York, New York, United States. ww2dbase [Julius Adler | New York | CPC]
15 Mar 1958

Photo(s) dated 15 Mar 1958
Professors Wu Chien-Shiung and Wallace Brode with Science Talent Search winners, Columbia University, New York, New York, United States, 15 Mar 1958, photo 1 of 2Professors Wu Chien-Shiung and Wallace Brode with Science Talent Search winners, Columbia University, New York, New York, United States, 15 Mar 1958, photo 2 of 2
22 Jun 1958

Photo(s) dated 22 Jun 1958
Enterprise at New York Navy Yard 10 days before her scrapping, Brooklyn, New York, United States, 22 Jun 1958
27 Jan 1960

United States
  • Douglas MacArthur collapsed as he suffered a severely swollen prostate; he was rushed into surgery at St. Luke's Hospital in New York, New York, United States. ww2dbase [Douglas MacArthur | New York | CPC]
6 Jun 1960

United States
  • Crown Prince Euimin and Princess Masaka (Bangja) arrived in New York, United States. ww2dbase [Yi Un | New York | CPC]
7 Nov 1962

United States
10 Nov 1962

Photo(s) dated 10 Nov 1962
John Kennedy, Harry Truman, Lyndon Johnson (behind Truman), and Dwight Eisenhower at Eleanor Roosevelt
20 Mar 1963

Photo(s) dated 20 Mar 1963
Wu Chien-Shiung with fellow physicists Y. K. Lee and L. W. Mo at Columbia University, New York, New York, United States, 20 Mar 1963
7 Apr 1964

United States
  • Douglas MacArthur's body was moved to the 7th Regiment Armory in New York, New York, United States at 0400 hours where he laid in the Clark Room throughout the day. At 0915 hours, his family arrived for a private memorial service; during the service, dignitaries including Mayor of New York City Robert Wagner, Governor of New York Nelson Rockefeller, and former Governor of New York Thomas Dewey waited to see the MacArthur family. Between 1000 and 2315 hours, the armory was opened to the public, and 35,000 people passed by the bier. ww2dbase [Douglas MacArthur | New York | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 7 Apr 1964
Private service for Douglas MacArthur at the 7th Regiment Armory, New York, New York, United States, 7 Apr 1964
8 Apr 1964

Photo(s) dated 8 Apr 1964
Douglas MacArthur
19 Nov 1964

United States
16 Aug 1967

United States
29 Nov 1967

United States
13 Jul 1971

United States
  • J. J. Clark died at the Naval Hospital in the St. Albans neighborhood of Queens, New York, United States. ww2dbase [J. J. Clark | Queens, New York | DS]
28 May 1976

Photo(s) dated 28 May 1976
V. K.
31 Jan 1978

United States
8 Apr 1981

United States
  • Omar Bradley passed away in New York, New York, United States from cardiac arrhythmia. ww2dbase [Omar Bradley | New York | CPC]
14 Nov 1985

United States
  • Vi Kyuin "Wellington" Koo passed away in New York, New York, United States. ww2dbase [Wellington Koo | New York | CPC]
4 Jul 1986

United States
  • USS Iowa hosted US President Ronald Reagan and his wife Nancy Reagan during the international naval review on the Hudson River in New York, United States. ww2dbase [Iowa | New York | CPC]
16 Feb 1997

United States
  • Wu Chien-Shiung suffered a stroke and passed away at the St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center in New York, New York, United States. ww2dbase [Wu Chien-Shiung | New York | CPC]
31 Jan 2002

United States
23 Oct 2003

United States
  • Song Meiling passed away in her sleep in New York, New York, United States. ww2dbase [Song Meiling | New York | CPC]
10 Sep 2005

Photo(s) dated 10 Sep 2005
Intrepid as a museum in New York City, 10 Sep 2005
16 Sep 2006

United States
21 Feb 2011

Photo(s) dated 21 Feb 2011
Superstructure of museum ship Intrepid above treetops, New York City, New York, United States, 21 Feb 2011
14 Apr 2012

Photo(s) dated 14 Apr 2012
Grave of Franklin Roosevelt on the grounds of the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum, Hyde Park, New York, United States, 14 Apr 2012
30 Dec 2012

United States
  • Beate Sirota Gordon passed away from pancreatic cancer in New York, New York, United States. ww2dbase [Beate Sirota | New York | 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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