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18 May 1920

United States
13 Sep 1920

United States
  • USS R-5 departed Newport, Rhode Island, United States for a scheduled overhaul at Norfolk, Virginia, United States. ww2dbase [R-5 | Newport, Rhode Island | CPC]
17 Dec 1941

Photo(s) dated 17 Dec 1941
Aerial view of Goat Island in Narragansett Bay and within the City of Newport, Rhode Island, United States which became home to the United States Navy’s Bureau of Ordnance Naval Torpedo Factory in 1869.
10 Mar 1943

United States
  • USS Hoe departed Newport, Rhode Island, United States and arrived at New London, Connecticut, United States. ww2dbase [Hoe | Newport, Rhode Island | CPC]
1 Jul 1951

United States
  • At the Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island, United States, Joseph Rochefort began translating Japanese documents relating to the Battle of Leyte Gulf. ww2dbase [Joseph Rochefort | Newport, Rhode Island | 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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