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U.S. 14 Naval District

Like other naval powers, the United States established naval districts as regional recruiting and fleet support organizations.  The 14 Naval District was responsible for naval facilities in the central Pacific, centered on Hawaii.  It was synonymous with the Hawaii Sea Frontier.

Administrative order of battle, 7 December 1941:

14 Naval District (Bloch; at Pearl Harbor)     
   AK Regulus (3590 tons; off Midway)

AG Gold Star (at Zamboanga)

AM Penguin (at Apra)

AG Robert L. Barnes Fuel storage ship

AM Kingfisher (at Pago Pago)

ATO Ontario (at Pearl Harbor)

Guam Insular Guards (at Apra) 156 Marines, 271 sailors, 246 native soldiers

1 Marine Defense Battalion (at Wake)       15 officers, 373 men, 6 5" guns, 12 3" AA guns

VMF-211 (at Wake)

  12 F4F Wildcat

VP-21 (at Johnston Island)


2 PBY Catalina

Destroyer Division 80


DD Allen


DD Schley


DD Chew


DD Ward

Mine Division


AMc Cockatoo


AMc Condor


AMc Crosbill


AMc Reedbird

Motor Torpedo Boat Squadron 1


PT-20


PT-21


PT-22


PT-23


PT-24


PT-25


PT-26


PT-27


PT-28


PT-29


PT-30


PT-42

Naval Coastal Force


PG Sacramento

References

Morison (1948)

http://www.freeport-tech.com/WWII (accessed 2002; now defunct)


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