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1 Dec 1953
  • J. J. Clark was promoted to admiral and placed on the retired list. ww2dbase [J. J. Clark | DS]
United States
  • USS Sterlet received a new commanding officer at Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, California, United States. ww2dbase [Mare Island Navy Yard | Sterlet | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 1 Dec 1953
Lieutenant Commander George Kittredge being relieved by the new commanding officer of USS Sterlet, Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, California, United States, 1 Dec 1953

1 Dec 1953 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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