Military Wiki

Warning: You are not logged in. Your IP address will be publicly visible if you make any edits. If you log in or create an account, your edits will be attributed to your username, along with other benefits.

The edit can be undone. Please check the comparison below to verify that this is what you want to do, and then save the changes below to finish undoing the edit.

Latest revision Your text
Line 36: Line 36:
   
 
==Service history==
 
==Service history==
''Dayton'' arrived at [[Pearl Harbor]] 15 May for training, and reached San Pedro Bay, Leyte, 16 June to join the [[United States Third Fleet|3rd Fleet]]. On 1 July, she sortied with the Fleet for the final strikes along the Japanese coast, screening the fast carrier task groups and [[Allied naval bombardments of Japan during World War II|conducting shore bombardments]]. She entered Tokyo Bay 10 September and, except for a brief period of upkeep at [[Eniwetok]], remained on occupation duty until 7 November when she got underway for San Pedro, California, arriving 19 November.
+
''Dayton'' arrived at [[Pearl Harbor]] 15 May for training, and reached San Pedro Bay, [[Leyte (island)|Leyte]], 16 June to join the [[United States Third Fleet|3rd Fleet]]. On 1 July, she sortied with the Fleet for the final strikes along the Japanese coast, screening the fast carrier task groups and [[Allied naval bombardments of Japan during World War II|conducting shore bombardments]]. She entered Tokyo Bay 10 September and, except for a brief period of upkeep at [[Eniwetok]], remained on occupation duty until 7 November when she got underway for San Pedro, California, arriving 19 November.
   
 
''Dayton'' sailed from San Pedro 24 January 1946 and arrived at Pearl Harbor 6 days later en route to Japan. Her orders were changed and on 7 February she sailed to join the [[U.S. Atlantic Fleet]], conducting training at [[Guantanamo Bay Naval Base|Guantanamo Bay]] on her way to Norfolk, Virginia, her assigned home port.
 
''Dayton'' sailed from San Pedro 24 January 1946 and arrived at Pearl Harbor 6 days later en route to Japan. Her orders were changed and on 7 February she sailed to join the [[U.S. Atlantic Fleet]], conducting training at [[Guantanamo Bay Naval Base|Guantanamo Bay]] on her way to Norfolk, Virginia, her assigned home port.

Please note that all contributions to the Military Wiki are considered to be released under the CC-BY-SA

Cancel Editing help (opens in new window)