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U.S. Reinforcements, 1941-1942


Unit
Commander
Start
Administrative
Assignment
Operational
Assignment
Notes
APA Crescent City

Arrived 1941-12
United States Navy
History
1 Pursuit Group

Arrived 1941-12-9 (San Diego NAS)
4 Interceptor Command

P-38 Lightning. Composed of 27, 71, and 94 Pursuit Squadrons. Withdrawn 1942-5.
22 Bombardment Group

Arrived 1941-12-9 Far East Air Force

B-26 Marauder. Composed of 2, 19,  and 33 Bombardment Squadrons.
CL Richmond
Arrived 1941-12-10 United States Navy
History
1 Marine Aircraft Wing

Arrived 1941-12-10 (San Diego)
Fleet Marine Force

Marine Aircraft Group 11

Arrived 1941-12-10
1 Marine Aircraft Wing
VMF-121
193 Tank Battalion

Arrived 1941-12-13 (San Francisco)
Hawaiian Department

260 Coastal Artillery Regiment (Antiaircraft)

1941-12-14 (Puyallup, Washington) 4 Army
Semimobile
SS Silversides
Completed 1941-12-15 (Mare Island) Submarines, Scouting Force

History
63 Coastal Artillery Regiment (Antiaircraft)

1941-12-15 4 Army
Semimobile
210 Coastal Artillery Regiment (Antiaircraft)
1941-12-15 (Everett) 4 Army
Semimobile
Fleet Air Wing 8

Activated <1941-12-15
United States Navy
Possibly at Alameda
VP-91

Arrived 1941-12-15 (Alameda)
Fleet Air Wing 8
PBY-5 Catalina
35 Fighter Group

Arrived 1941-12-16 Far East Air Force


P-39 Airacobra. Composed of 39, 40, and 41 Fighter Squadrons.
164 Regiment

1941-12-17 (Fort Ord) 4 Army

North Dakota National Guard. Became part of Americal Division 1942-5-24
VP-71

Arrived 1942-12-17 (Alameda)
Pacific Fleet
PBY-5 Catalina
AMc Industry
completed 1941-12-18 (Antioch) 14_Naval District

History
Task Force 17
Fletcher, Frank J.
Activated 1941-12

Pacific Fleet

CV Yorktown

Arrived 1941-12-20

Pacific Fleet
Task Force 17
History.  Air group: VF-42, VB-3, VS-3, VT-3.  Torpedoed 1942-6-7 after being crippled by aircraft.
DD Russell
Arrived 1941-12-21 Pacific Fleet
History
Aircraft Transport

Kitty Hawk


Arrived 1941-12-21

Pacific Fleet
History
27 Division
Ralph M. Pennell 1941-12-21 (Camp Haan) Hawaiian Department
New York National Guard. Originally a square division composed of 53 and 54 Brigades. Triangularized by 1944 and then composed of 105, 106, and 165 Regiments. Participated in the Makin, Saipan, and Okinawa campaigns. Its combat power was denigrated by H.M.Smith
205 Coastal Artillery Regiment (Antiaircraft)
1941-12-21 (Fort Lewis) 4 Army
Semimobile
95 Coastal Artillery Regiment (Antiaircraft)
1941-12-21 (Fort McDowell) 4 Army
Semimobile.
VP-72

Arrived 1942-12-21 (Alameda)
Pacific Fleet
PBY-5 Catalina
71 Observation Group

Arrived 1942-12-21 (Salinas)
4 Air Force

O-47 and other types. Composed of 102, 110, and  128 Observation Squadrons.
DD Walke
Arrived 1941-12-23 Pacific Fleet
History. Sunk by torpedoes and gunfire 1942-11-15 off Guadalcanal
DD Sims
Arrived 1941-12-23       Pacific Fleet
History. Sunk by aircraft 1942-5-7 in the Coral Sea
57 Coastal Artillery Regiment
1941-12-23 (San Francisco Hawaiian Department
155mm guns. Mobile.
35 Engineer Combat Regiment
1941-12-23 (Fort Ord)
4 Army

30 Bombardment Group

Arrived 1941-12-24 Hawaiian Air Force


38 Bombardment Squadron

Arrived 1941-12-24
30 Bombardment Group
B-18 Bolo
2 Marine Brigade
Henry L. Larsen
Activated 1941-12-24
Fleet Marine Force
Built around 8 Marine Regiment, which was detached from 2 Marine Division.
21 Bombardment Squadron

Arrived 1941-12-25
30 Bombardment Group
B-24 Liberator
27 Bombardment Squadron

Arrived 1941-12-25
30 Bombardment Group
A-29 Hudson
DD Hughes
Arrived 1941-12-25 Pacific Fleet
History
Aircraft Transport

Hammondsport


Arrived 1941-12-26

Pacific Fleet
History
VP-92

Activated 1941-12-26 (Alameda)
Fleet Air Wing 8
PBY-5A Catalina
AVP Casco
Completed 1941-12-27 (Houghton)
13 Naval_District

History
11 Pursuit Squadron

Arrived 1941-12-29
Alaska Defense Command
P-36 Hawk
AO Guadalupe
Arrived 1942-1 Pacific Fleet
History
AP President Adams
Arrived 1942-1 Pacific Fleet
History
SS Grenadier

Arrived 1942-1-1 Submarines, Pacific Fleet

History. Sunk by aircraft 1943-4-22 off Malaya
SS Grampus
Arrived 1942-1-1 Submarines, Pacific Fleet
History. Likely sunk by depth charges 1943-3-6 off New Britain by Minegumo
APA Zeilin

Completed 1942-1-3 (Seattle)
United States Navy
History
VF-12

Activated 1942-1-9 (San Diego)
United States Navy

93 Coastal Artillery Regiment (Antiaircraft)

1942-1-10 (Barstow) 4 Army
Semimobile
Destroyer Division 3

Arrived 1942-1-11
Pacific Fleet


DD Anderson

Arrived 1942-1-11

Destroyer Division 3

History
DD Morris
Arrived 1942-1-11 Destroyer Division 3

History
DD Hammann
Arrived 1942-1-11 Destroyer Division 3

History. Torpedoed 1942-6-6 while assisting Yorktown north of Midway
Battleship Division 3

Arrived 1942-1-12

Pacific Fleet

History
BB New Mexico

Arrived 1942-1-12

Battleship Division 3

History
BB Mississippi

Arrived 1942-1-12

Battleship Division 3

History
BB Idaho

Arrived 1942-1-12

Battleship Division 3

History
AP President Hayes
Arrived 1942-1-13 Pacific Fleet

History
42 Engineer General Services Regiment
1942-1-15 (Camp Murray) 4 Army
Participated in the Aleutians campaign
AP President Jackson
Arrived 1942-1-16 (San Diego) Pacific Fleet


History
DD Warrington
Arrived 1942-1-17 Southeast Pacific Force

History
AMc Loyalty
completed 1942-1-17 (Antioch) 14 Naval District

History
SS Grayback
Arrived 1942-1-19 Submarines, Pacific Fleet
History. Sunk by aircraft 1944-2-27 in East China Sea
DD Mustin
Arrived 1942-1-20 Pacific Fleet
History
DD O'Brien
Arrived 1942-1-22 Pacific Fleet
History. Torpedoed 1942-9-15 south of Guadalcanal
39 Troop Carrier Squadron

Arrived 1942-1-22
Far East Air Force


C-47 Skytrain
VII Interceptor Command
Howard C. Davidson
Activated 1942-1-23
7 Air Force

Redesignated VII Fighter Command 1942-5
VII Bomber Command
Willis H. Hale
Activated 1942-1-23
7 Air Force

AVP Mackinac
Completed 1942-1-24 (Bremerton) Pacific Fleet
History
CLAA Atlanta

Arrived 1942-1-24

Pacific Fleet
History. Sunk by torpedoes and gunfire 1942-11-13 off Savo Island
41 Coastal Artillery Brigade (Antiaircraft)

1942-1-25 (San Francisco) United States Army
Deactivated 1943-11-15. Supplied personnel for U.S. Army Forces in Australia.
34 Bombardment Group

Arrived 1942-1-27
2 Bomber Command

B-17 Flying Fortress. Composed of 4, 7, and 18 Bombardment Squadrons. Withdrawn 1944-4 without ever leaving the continental U.S.
SS Trigger
Completed 1942-1-30 (Mare Island) Submarines, Pacific Fleet
History. Disappeared 1945-3-27 off Okinawa
SS Steelhead
Arrived 1942-2 Submarines, Pacific Fleet
History
DD Gwin

Arrived 1942-2

Pacific Fleet
History. Crippled in surface action and scuttled 1943-7-13 off Kolombangara
TF6814

1942-2-1 (Panama)
United States Navy
To Noumea
TF5614
1942-2-3 (Panama)
United States Navy To Bora Bora
51 Brigade

1942-2-1 (Panama) United States Army TF6814 Massachusetts National Guard. Consisted of 101 and 182 Regiments, but 101 Regiment was left behind when the brigade was deployed to New Caledonia. Redesignated Americal Division 1942-5-24, composed of 132, 164, and 182 Regiments.
132 Regiment

1942-2-1 (Panama) United States Army TF6814 Illinois National Guard. Became part of Americal Division 1942-5-24
70 Coastal Artillery Regiment (Antiaircraft)

1942-2-2 (Panama) United States Army TF6814 Later participated in northern Solomons campaign
43 Engineer Regiment (General Services)
1942-2-2 (Panama)
United States Army
Participated in the New Guinea campaign.
46 Engineer General Services Regiment
1942-2-2 (Panama) United States Army
Participated in the New Guinea campaign
8 Photographic Reconnaissance Squadron

Arrived 1942-2-1
Far East Air Force


F-4
49 Fighter Group

Arrived 1942-2-2
Far East Air Force


P-40 Warhawk. Composed of 7, 8, and 9 Fighter Squadrons.
102 Regiment
1942-2-3 (Panama) United States Army TF5614
Connecticut National Guard
301 Bombardment Group

1942-2-3 (Geiger Field)
15 Bombardment Training Wing
B-17 Flying Fortress. Composed of 352, 353, and 354 Bombardment Squadrons. Withdrawn 1942-6-21.
Naval Forces Southwest Pacific
William A. Glassford
Activated 1942-2-4
United States Navy
Redesignated Southwest Pacific Force 1942-4-20. Redesignated 7 Fleet 1943-2-19.
AE Rainier

Arrived 1942-2-4

Pacific Fleet
History
CL Concord
Arrived 1942-2-5 (San Diego) Southeast Pacific Force
History
198 Coastal Artillery Regiment (Antiaircraft)

1942-2-6 (Panama) United States Army
Semimobile. Delaware National Guard.Participated in the northern Solomons campaign.
ANZAC Naval Command
H. Fairfax Leary
Activated 1942-2-6
Pacific Fleet

754 Tank Battalion
1942-2-10 (Panama) United States Army

198 Field Artillery Battalion
1942-2-10 (Hawaii) Hawaiian Department
155mm howitzers
12 Fighter Squadron

1942-2-10 (Christmas Island)      
Hawaiian Air Force
P-39 Airacobra
ARS Viking

Recommissioned 1942-2-12 (San Diego)     

11 Naval District

History. Salvage ship conversion
10 Air Force

Activated 1942-2-12
Air Force Combat Command


9 Marine Regiment

Activated 1942-2-12
2 Marine Division


807 Engineer Aviation Battalion

Activated 1942-2-14 (Fort Glenn)
Alaska Defense Command
Participated in the Okinawa campaign
ARS Discoverer

Recommissioned 1942-2-16
13 Naval District

History. Salvage ship conversion
30 Coastal Artillery Regiment
1942-2-18 (Fort Lewis) Alaska Defense Command

Participated in the Aleutians campaign.
197 Coastal Artillery Regiment (Antiaircraft)
1942-2-18 (San Francisco) 4 Army

208 Coastal Artillery Regiment (Antiaircraft)
1942-2-18 (San Francisco) 4 Army
Semimobile
AF Talamanca

Arrived 1942-2-19
Pacific Fleet
History
2 Marine Raider Battalion

Activated 1942-2-19 (San Diego)
Pacific Fleet


Amphibious Force, Pacific Fleet
Clayton Vogel
Activated 1942-2-20
Pacific Fleet

AMc Liberator
completed 1942-2-22 (Antioch) 13 Naval District

History
China-Burma-India
Joseph W. Stilwell
Activated 1942-2-23
United States Army
Exact name mutated over time but the basic idea was U.S. forces in China, Burma, and India.
3 Bombardment Group

Arrived 1942-2-25 Far East Air Force

8 Bombardment Squadron

Arrived 1942-2-25
3 Bombardment Group
A-24 Dauntless
13 Bombardment Squadron

Arrived 1942-2-25
3 Bombardment Group
B-25 Mitchell
89 Bombardment Squadron

Arrived 1942-2-25
3 Bombardment Group
A-20 Havoc
90 Bombardment Squadron

Arrived 1942-2-25
3 Bombardment Group
B-25 Mitchell
38 Bombardment Group

Arrived 1942-2-25 Far East Air Force
B-25 Mitchell. Initially composed of 71 and 405 Bombardment Squadrons.
SS Gato
Arrived 1942-2-26 Submarines, Pacific Fleet
History
96 Coastal Artillery Regiment (Antiaircraft)

1942-2-27 (San Francisco) Hawaiian Department

54 Coastal Artillery Regiment
1942-2-28 (Fort Cronkhite) 4 Army
155mm guns. Mobile. African-American.
40 Antiaircraft Artillery Brigade

1942-2-28 (Panama) United States Army
Deployed to Port Moresby. Participated in New Guinea, Java, Leyte, and Luzon campaigns
94 Coastal Artillery Regiment (Antiaircraft)    
1942-2-28 (Panama) United States Army
Semimobile. Participated in New Guinea campaign.
SS Drum
Arrived 1942-3 Submarines, Pacific Fleet
History
Submarine Division 53

Arrived 1942-3
Southwest Pacific Force


SS S-42

Arrived 1942-3

Submarine Division 53

History
SS S-44
Arrived 1942-3 Submarine Division 53
History. Sunk by gunfire 1942-10-7 off Paramushiro
SS S-45
Arrived 1942-3 Submarine Division 53
History
SS S-47
Arrived 1942-3 Submarine Division 53
History
AO Cimarron
Arrived 1942-3 Pacific Fleet
History
Marine Aircraft Group 13

Arrived 1942-3 (San Diego)
1 Marine Aircraft Wing
VMF-111
VMO-151
VMJ-253
On the way to Pago Pago
Marine Aircraft Group 22

Activated 1942-3-1 (Midway)
2 Marine Aircraft Wing
VMF-222
VMSB-241
Marine Aircraft Group 23

Activated 1942-3-1 (Ewa)
2 Marine Aircraft Wing
VMSB-231
Marine Aircraft Group 24

Activated 1942-3-1 (Ewa) 2 Marine Aircraft Wing
VMF-212
305 Bombardment Group

Activated 1942-3-1 (Salt Lake City)
15 Bombardment Training Wing
B-17 Flying Fortress. Composed of 364, 365, 366 and 422 Bombardment Squadrons. Withdrawn 1942-8.
306 Bombardment Group

Activated 1942-3-1 (Gowen Field) 15 Bombardment Training Wing
B-17 Flying Fortress. Composed of 367, 368, 369 and 423 Bombardment Squadrons. Withdrawn 1942-8-1.
SS S-43
Arrived 1942-3-5       Submarine Division 53
History
8 Fighter Group

Arrived 1942-3-6
5 Air Force

P-39 Airacobra. Composed of 35, 36, and 80 Fighter Squadrons.
AMc Reliable
Completed 1942-3-9 (Mare Island) 11 Naval District

History
AMc Memorable
completed 1942-3-9 (Antioch)
11 Naval District
History
102 Engineer Regiment (Combat)
1942-3-10 (San Francisco) United States Army
New York National Guard
CA Vincennes

Arrived 1942-3-11

Pacific Fleet
History. Sunk by gunfire 9 August 1942 off Guadalcanal
CV Hornet

Arrived 1942-3-11
Pacific Fleet
History. Air group: VF-8, VB-8, VS-8, VT-8. Sunk by aircraft 1942-10-27 off Santa Cruz
DD Meredith

Arrived 1942-3-11

Pacific Fleet
History. Sunk by aircraft 1942-10-15 in the Solomons
SS Greenling
Arrived 1942-3-14 Submarines, Pacific Fleet
History
72 Field Artillery Regiment
1942-3-14 (Panama) United States Army
105mm howitzers. Assigned to Americal Division on 1942-5-24.
435 Bombardment Squadron

Arrived 1942-3-14
19 Bombardment Group

B-17 Flying Fortress
CL Nashville

Arrived 1942-3-15 Pacific Fleet
History
97 Field Artillery Battalion
1942-3-15 (San Francisco) United States Army


105mm howitzers
67 Fighter Squadron

Arrived 1942-3-15
8 Fighter Group
P-39 Airacobra. Headed to New Caledonia.
11 Interceptor Command

Activated 1942-3-15 (Elmendorf Field)
11 Air Force
Redesignated 11 Fighter Command 1942-5.
68 Fighter Squadron

Arrived 1942-3-16
8 Fighter Group
P-40 Warhawk. Headed to Nuku'Alofa.
Submarines, Eastern Australia
Francis Rockwell
Activated 1942-3-18
Naval Forces, Southwest Pacific


DD Monssen

Arrived 1942-3-24

Pacific Fleet
History. Sunk in surface action 1942-11-13 off Guadalcanal
Southeast Pacific Area
Abel T. Bidwell
Activated 1942-3-24 (Panama)
United States Navy

AMc Rocket
completed 1942-3-25 (San Francisco) 12 Naval District

History
DD Grayson

Arrived 1942-3-25

Pacific Fleet
History
AMc Merit
completed 1942-3-28 (Antioch)
12 Naval District
History
43 Bombardment Group

Arrived 1942-3-28 5 Air Force
B-17 Flying Fortress. Composed of 63, 64, nad 65 Bombardment Squadrons with 13 Reconnaissance Squadron attached. The latter may have arrived a month earlier than the other squadrons.
Southwest Pacific Area
Douglas A. MacArthur
Activated 1942-3-30 (Brisbane)
Joint Chiefs of Staff

Include Naval Forces Southwest Pacific.
Allied Air Forces, Southwest Pacific Area
George H. Brett
Activated 1942-3-30 (Brisbane) Southwest Pacific Area


DD Laffey

Completed 1942-3-31 (San Francisco)

Pacific Fleet
History. Sunk by gunfire 1942-11-13 off Guadalcanal
Transport Division 10

Arrived 1942-4
Pacific Fleet

AP Barnett

Arrived 1942-4
Transport Division 10

History
AP McCawley

Arrived 1942-4     
Pacific Fleet
History. Sunk by aircraft 1943-6-30 off New Georgia
SS Flying Fish
Arrived 1942-4 Submarines, Pacific Fleet
History
AKA Fomalhaut

Arrived 1942-4
United States Navy
History
1 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1942-4
United States Navy
Divided into two detachments. 2 Detachment was deployed to Tongatabu while 3 Detachment was deployed to Efate.
2 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1942-4
United States Navy
Divied into two detachmwennts. 4 Detachment embarked at Norfolk and deployed to Upolu while 5 Detachment moved to San Diego and embarked for deployment to Tutuila.
42 Antiaircraft Artillery Brigade   

1942-4-1 (Camp Haan) Alaska Defense Command


501 Coastal Artillery Regiment (Antiaircraft)    
Arrived 1942-4-1 (Camp Haan) 4 Army

8 Marine Defense Battalion

Activated 1942-4-1 (Tutuila)
Fleet Marine Force


APA J. Franklin Bell

Completed 1942-4-2 (San Francisco) Pacific Fleet
History
21 Troop Carrier Squadron

Arrived 1942-4-3
5 Air Force
C-47 Skytrain
22 Troop Carrier Squadron

Arrived 1942-4-3
5 Air Force
C-47 Skytrain
24 Regiment
1942-4-4 (San Francisco) United States Army
African-American. Participated in northern Solomons and Okinawa campaigns.
4 Field Artillery Battalion
1942-4-4 (San Francisco) United States Army

155mm howitzers
SS Grouper
Arrived 1942-4-7 Submarines, Pacific Fleet
History
503 Coastal Artillery Regiment (Antiaircraft)

1942-4-7 (Fort Lewis) 4 Army
Semimobile
Cruisers, Pacific Fleet
Fletcher, Frank Jack
Activated 1942-4-10
Pacific Fleet

Destroyers, Pacific Fleet
Robert A. Theobald
Activated 1942-4-10
Pacific Fleet


147 Regiment
1942-4-11 (Panama) 37 Division
United States Army Ohio National Guard. Headed to Tonga. Detached from 37 Division 1943-7-31 and remained independent for the remainder of the war.
AMc Royal
Completed 1942-4-13 (San Francisco) 12 Naval District

History
Submarine Squadron 5

Arrived 1942-4-15 (Brisbane) Southwest Pacific Force

AS Griffin
Arrived 1942-4-15 (Brisbane) Submarine Squadron 5

History
308 Bombardment Squadron

Arrived 1942-4-15 (Gowen Field)
2 Air Force
B-24 Liberator. Composed of 373, 374, 375 and 425 Bombardment Squadrons.
AK Betelgeuse
Arrived 1942-4-16 Pacific Fleet
History
93 Engineer General Services Regiment

Arrived 1942-4-16 (Seattle)
Northwest Service Command

Participated in construction of Alaska-Canada Highway.
3 Marine Brigade
Charles D. Barrett
Arrived 1942-4-17
Fleet Marine Force

Built around 7 Marine Regiment, detached from 1 Marine Division
AK Bellatrix

Arrived 1942-4-18
Transport Division 10
History
AP Neville

Arrived 1942-4-18 Transport Division 8

History
Pacific Ocean Areas
Chester W. Nimitz
Activated 1942-4-18 (Pearl Harbor) Joint Chiefs of Staff

Central Pacific Force
Chester W. Nimitz Activated 1942-4-18 (Pearl Harbor) Pacific Ocean Areas

Redesigned 5 Fleet 1943-8-5
South Pacific Area
Robert L. Ghormley
Activated 1942-4-18 (Noumea) Pacific Ocean Areas

South Pacific Force
Robert L. Ghormley
Activated 1942-4-18 (Noumea) South Pacific Area

Later redesignated 3 Fleet.
North Pacific Area
Robert A. Theobald
Activated 1942-4-18 (Kodiak) Pacific Ocean Areas

North Pacific Force
Robert A. Theobald
Activated 1942-4-18 (Kodiak) North Pacific Area

Later redesignated Task Force 8.
AK Alhena

Arrived 1942-4-19
South Pacific Area
History
AKA Almaack

Arrived 1942-4-19
United States Navy
History
77 Coastal Artillery Regiment (Antiaircraft)     
1942-4-19 (Panama) South Pacific Force
Semimobile. African-American. Headed to Tonga.
97 Engineer General Services Regiment

Arrived 1942-4-20 (Seattle) Alaska Defense Command
African-American. Participated in construction of Alaska-Canada Highway and the New Guinea campaign.
Submarines, Southwest Pacific
Charles A. Lockwood
Activated 1942-4-20
Southwest Pacific Force


41 Coastal Artillery Regiment
1942-4-21 (Hawaii) Hawaiian Department
Harbor defense
32 Division Edwin F. Harding 1942-4-22 (San Francisco) Southwest Pacific Area

Michigan and Wisconsin National Guard. Composed of 126, 127, and 128 Regiments. Participated in the New Guinea, southern Philippines, and Luzon campaigns
AP Henry T. Allen

1942-4-22 (Oakland)
United States Navy
History
762 Tank Battalion
1942-4-23 (Schofield Barracks)
Hawaiian Department

Originally a light tank battalion
763 Tank Battalion
1942-4-23 (Schofield Barracks) Hawaiian Department
Originally a light tank battalion
58 Regiment
1942-4-24 (Fort Lewis) 4 Army
Participated in the Aleutians campaign.
SS Hoe
Arrived 1942-4-26 Submarines, Pacific Fleet
History
Defense Force, Samoa
Charles F.B. Price
Arrived 1942-4-28 (Pago Pago)
Fleet Marine Force
South Pacific Area Disbanded 1943-12-31.
DD Woodworth

Completed 1942-4-30 (San Francisco)      

Southwest Pacific Force

History
78 Pursuit Group

Arrived 1942-4-30 (Muroc)
2 Air Force

P-38. Composed of 82, 83, and 84 Pursuit Squadrons. Withdrawn 1942-11.
82 Pursuit Group

Arrived 1942-4-30 (Muroc) 2 Air Force
P-38. Composed of 95, 96, and 97 Pursuit Squadrons. Withdrawn 1942-9-16.
AP Fuller

Arrived 1942-5
South Pacific Force
History
AP Heywood

Arrived 1942-5
South Pacific Force
History
AP George F. Elliott

Arrived 1942-5     
South Pacific Force
History. Sunk by aircraft 1942-8-8 off Guadalcanal
DD Bailey
Arrived 1942-5 Pacific Fleet
History
DD Bancroft
Arrived 1942-5 United States Navy
History
DD Buchanan
Arrived 1942-5 United States Navy
History
SS Finback
Arrived 1942-5 United States Navy
History
Kachin Rangers

Activated 1942-5 (New Delhi)
United States Army

Officially Detachment 101 of the OSS. Recruited Kachin tribesman in northern Burma as guerrillas.
530 Bombardment Squadron

Arrived 1942-5
5 Air Force
B-24 Liberator
6 Marine Regiment

Arrived 1942-5 (Camp Elliott)
2 Marine Division

Rejoining 2 Marine Division from deployment in Iceland
Fleet Air Wing 14

Activated <1942-5
United States Navy

Alaska Sector
John W. Reeves
Activated 1942-5
13 Naval District


VMF-223

Activated 1942-5-1 (Ewa)
MAG-23

VMF-224

Activated 1942-5-1 (Ewa)
MAG-23

VMSB-233

Activated 1942-5-1 (Ewa)
MAG-21

VMSB-234

Activated 1942-5-1 (Ewa)
MAG-21

VP-61

Activated 1942-5-1 (Alameda)
Fleet Air Wing 8
PBY Catalina
VP-62

Activated 1942-5-1 (Alameda)
Fleet Air Wing 14
PBY Catalina
369 Coastal Artillery Regiment (Antiaircraft)     
1942-5-5 (Los Angeles) Hawaiian Department

New York National Guard. Semimobile. African-American.
340 Engineer General Services Regiment
1942-5-5 (Vancouver Barracks) Northwest Service Command
Participated in construction of Alaska-Canada Highway.
Cruiser Division 11
Carleton H. Wright
Arrived 1942-5-10
United States Navy

CLAA San Diego

Arrived 1942-5-10

Cruiser Division 11

History
37 Division Robert S. Beightler 1942-5-11 (San Francisco) South Pacific Force

Ohio National Guard. Composed of 145, 147 and 148 Regiments, but 147 Regiment had already been deployed in Tonga and was replaced by 129 Regiment on 1943-7-31. Participated in the Northern Solomons and Luzon campaigns.
214 Coastal Artillery Regiment (Antiaircraft)

1942-5-11 (San Francisco South Pacific Force
Georgia National Guard. Semimobile
632 Tank Destroyer Battalion
1942-5-12 (San Francisco) Southwest Pacific Area

Equipped with M-10 at end of war
138 Regiment

1942-5-14 (Seattle) Alaska Defense Command

Missouri National Guard. Made available by triangularization of 35 Division.
SS Wahoo
Completed 1942-5-15 (Mare Island) United States Navy
History. Sunk by depth charge 1943-10-11 in La Perouse Strait
AR Prometheus

Recommissioned 1942-5-15 (Bremerton)
United States Navy
History
AK Electra
Arrived 1942-5-17 United States Navy
History
Aircraft, South Pacific Area
John S. McCain
Activated 1942-5-20
South Pacific Area


SS S-31
Arrived 1942-5-21 United States Navy
History
176 Engineer General Services Regiment
1942-5-22 (Fort Lewis) Alaska Defense Command
Withdrawn 1944-12-11
69 Bombardment Squadron

Arrived 1942-5-22
38 Bombardment Group

B-25 Mitchell
DD Sampson

Arrived 1942-5-23

United States Navy
History
637 Tank Destroyer Battalion
1942-5-26 (San Francisco) South Pacific Force
Equipped with M-18 at end of war
76 Coastal Artillery Regiment (Antiaircraft)

Arrived 1942-5-26 (Burbank)
4 Army

212 Coastal Artillery Regiment (Antiaircraft)
1942-5-26 (Seattle) 4 Army
Semimobile
1 Marine Division
Alexander A. Vandegrift
Arrived 1942-5-26
Fleet Marine Force
South Pacific Force Less 7 Marine Regiment but reinforced with 2 Marine Regiment. Other regiments were the 1 Marine Regiment and 5 Marine Regiment.
1 Marine Parachute Battalion

Arrived 1942-5-26
1 Marine Division

Attached. Later formally incorporated in the division TO&E, then disbanded in 1944 for cadre for 5 Marine Division.
AK Alcyone
Arrived 1942-6
withdrawn 1942-9
Arrived 1943-9-43
United States Navy
History
AK Alchiba
Arrived 1942-6 United States Navy
History
DD Aaron Ward
Arrived 1942-6 United States Navy
History. Sunk by aircraft 1943-4-7 off Guadalcanal
DD Farenholt
Arrived 1942-6 United States Navy
History
DD Barton
Arrived 1942-6 United States Navy
History. Sunk by gunfire 1942-11-13 off Guadalcanal
SS Albacore
Arrived 1942-6 United States Navy
History. Mined 1944-11-7 off Hokkaido
DD Lang
Arrived 1942-6 United States Navy
History
SS S-32
Arrived 1942-6 United States Navy
History
SS S-33
Arrived 1942-6 United States Navy
History
AO Kankakee

Arrived 1942-6
Service Squadron 8

History
3 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1942-6
United States Navy
Deployed by company to Noumea, Fiji (2 companies), and Bora Bora
4 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1942-6 (Bremerton)
United States Navy

5 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1942-6 (Pearl Harbor)
United States Navy

SS Growler
Arrived 1942-6-1 United States Navy
History. Sunk by depth charge 1944-11-8 south of Mindoro
SS Whale
Completed 1942-6-1 (Mare Island) United States Navy
History
86 Coastal Artillery Regiment (Antiaircraft)

1942-6-1 (Camp Haan) 4 Army
Semimobile
22 Marine Regiment

Activated 1942-6-1 (Camp Elliott)
3 Marine Brigade


10 Marine Defense Battalion

Activated 1942-6-1 (San Diego)



302 Bombardment Group

Activated 1942-6-1 (Geiger Field)
2 Air Force

B-24 Liberator. Composed of 355, 356, 357 and 420 Bombardment Squadrons. Used as a training unit and never left the continental U.S.
AO Schuylkill
Arrived 1942-6-2 United States Navy
History
70 Bombardment Squadron

Arrived 1942-6-2
38 Bombardment Group

B-26 Marauder
SS Grunion
Arrived 1942-6-3 United States Navy
History. Disappeared 1942-7-30 in the Aleutians
VF-10

Activated 1942-6-3 (San Diego)
United States Navy

303 Bombardment Unit

Activated 1942-6-3 (Pendleton Field)
2 Air Force
B-17 Flying Fortress. Composed of 358, 358, 360, and 427 Bombardment Squadrons. Withdrawn 1942-8-7.
145 Field Artillery Battalion
1942-6-6 (Hawaii) Hawaiian Department
155mm howitzers
DD Wilson
Arrived 1942-6-9 United States Navy
History
CV Wasp

Arrived 1942-6-10
United States Navy
VF-71
VF-72
History
DD Caldwell
Completed 1942-6-10 (San Francisco) United States Navy
History
BB North Carolina
Arrived 1942-6-10 United States Navy
History
Cruiser Division 10

Arrived 1942-6-10
United States Navy

CA Quincy

Arrived 1942-6-10

Cruiser Division 10

History. Sunk by gunfire 9 August 1942 off Guadalcanal
CLAA San Juan
Arrived 1942-6-10 Cruiser Division 10

History
DD Sterett
Arrived 1942-6-12 United States Navy
History
DD Stack
Arrived 1942-6-12 United States Navy
History
CVE Copahee
completed 1942-6-15 (Bremerton) United States Navy
History
Carrier Division 3
Leigh H. Noyes
Activated 1942-6-15
Pacific Fleet

Hornet, Wasp
AK Libra
Arrived 1942-6-17 United States Navy
History
AF Mizar

Arrived 1942-6-17

United States Navy
History
148 Field Artillery Battalion
1942-6-17 (Australia) Southwest Pacific Area

105mm howitzers
SS Halibut
Arrived 1942-6-20 United States Navy
History
7 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1942-6-23 (Port Hueneme)
United States Navy

15 Bombardment Wing

Activated 1942-6-23 (March Field)
2 Air Force
Primarily a training wing, and so redesignated in. 1943-1.
95 Bombardment Group

Arrived 1942-6-26 (Pendleton Field)
15 Bombardment Training Wing

B-17 Flying Fortress. Composed of 334, 335, 336, and 412 Bombardment Squadrons. Withdrawn 1942-12-14.
603 Coastal Artillery Regiment (Antiaircraft)

1942-6-27 (Los Angeles) 4 Army
Semimobile
81 Fighter Group

Arrived 1942-6-28 (Muroc)
4 Air Force

P-39. Composed of 91, 92, and 93 Fighter Squadrons. Withdrawn 1943-1-5. Returned 1944-3-2.
99 Bombardment Group

Arrived 1942-6-29 (Pendleton Field)
15 Bombardment Training Wing
B-17 Flying Fortress. Composed of 346, 347, 348, and 416 Bombardment Squadrons. Withdrawn 1942-11-17.
100 Bombardment Group

Arrived 1942-6-29 (Pendleton Field) 15 Bombardment Training Wing
B-17 Flying Fortress. Composed of 349, 350, 351, and 418 Bombardment Squadrons. Withdrawn 1942-12-28.
367 Engineer Special Services Regiment
1942-6-30 (Hawaii) Hawaiian Department
Disbanded except for one battalion 1944-3-21
DD Duncan
Arrived 1942-7 United States Navy
History. Sunk in surface action 1942-10-12
AK Mercury

Arrived 1942-7
United States Navy
History
VF-5

Arrived 1942-7
United States Navy

1 Marine Raider Battalion

Arrived 1942-7
South Pacific Area


5 Marine Defense Battalion

Arrived 1942-7
South Pacific Force


6 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1942-7 (Moffet Field)
United States Navy

8 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1942-7 (Seattle)
United States Navy

SS Haddock
Arrived 1942-7-1 United States Navy
History
VMO-155

Activated 1942-7-1 (Samoa)
1 Marine Aircraft Wing

VMF-213

Activated 1942-7-1 (Ewa)
MAG-21

VMF-214

Activated 1942-7-1 (Ewa)
MAG-21
The "Black Sheep"
SS Guardfish
Arrived 1942-7-4 United States Navy
History
DD O’Bannon
Arrived 1942-7-5 United States Navy
History
330 Bombardment Group

Activated 1942-7-6 (Salt Lake City)
4 Air Force
B-24 Liberator. Composed of 457, 458, 459, and 460 Bombardment Squadrons. Withdrawn 1942-8-1. Returned 1945-2-18.
331 Bombardment Group

Activated 1942-7-6 (Salt Lake City) 4 Air Force
B-24 Liberator. Composed of 461, 462, 463, and 464 Bombardment Squadrons. Withdrawn 1942-9-15. Returned 1945-5-12.
DD Coghlan
Completed 1942-7-10 (San Francisco) United States Navy
History
328 Fighter Group
Activated 1942-7-10 (Hamilton Field) 4 Air Force
P-39 Airacobra. Composed of 326, 327, and 329 Fighter Squadrons. Deactivated 1944-3-31 without ever leaving the continental U.S.

329 Fighter Group

Activated 1942-7-10 (Hamilton Field) 4 Air Force
P-39 Airacobra. Composed of 330, 331, 332, and 337 Fighter Squadrons. Deactivated 1944-3-31 without ever leaving the continental U.S.
112 Cavalry Regiment
1942-7-11 (Camp Stoneman) Southwest Pacific Area
Texas National Guard. Participated in the New Guinea, Bismarcks, and Luzon campaigns.
404 Bombardment Squadron

Arrived 1942-7-12
Alaska Defense Command
B-24 Liberator
SS S-30
Arrived 1942-7-15 United States Navy
History
96 Bombardment Group

Arrived 1942-7-15 (Salt Lake City)
15 Bombardment Training Wing
B-17 Flying Fortress. Composed of 337, 338, 339, and 413 Bombardment Squadrons. Withdrawn 1943-1.
304 Bombardment Group

Arrived 1942-7-15 (Salt Lake City) 15 Bombardment Training Wing
B-17 Flying Fortress. Composed of 361, 362, 363, and 421 Bombardment Squadrons. Withdrawn 1942-10-29.
South Pacific Amphibian Forces
Richmond Kelly Turner
Activated 1942-7-18
South Pacific Area

Redesignated III Amphibious Force 1944-6
Amphibian Group, South Pacific
Lawrence E. Reifsnider
Activated 1942-7-18?
South Pacific Amphibian Forces


9 Photographic Reconnaissance Squadron

Arrived 1942-7-24
10 Air Force

F-4
DD Ringgold
Arrived 1942-7-27 United States Navy
History
AM Adroit
Completed 1942-7-28 (Portland) United States Navy
History
DD Frazier
Completed 1942-7-30 (San Francisco) United States Navy
History
SS Amberjack
Arrived 1942-8 United States Navy
History. Disappeared 1943-2-16 in the Bismarcks
AO Lackawanna

Arrived 1942-8
United States Navy
History
Marine Aircraft Group 25

Arrived 1942-8 (Camp Kearny)
1 Marine Aircraft Wing

VMJ-152

11 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1942-8 (Port Hueneme)
United States Navy

12 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1942-8 (Port Hueneme)
United States Navy

13 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1942-8 (Port Hueneme) United States Navy

14 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1942-8
United States Navy

32 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived <1942-8
United States Navy

507 Coastal Artillery Regiment (Antiaircraft)

1942-8-1 (Camp Haan) 4 Army
Semimobile
12 Marine Defense Battalion

Activated 1942-8-1 (San Diego)
Fleet Marine Force


VF-11

Activated 1942-8-11 (North Island)
United States Navy

SS Kingfish
Arrived 1942-8-10 United States Navy
History
AM Advent
Completed 1942-8-15 (Portland) United States Navy
History
223 Field Artillery Battalion
1942-8-15 (New Caledonia) South Pacific Force

155mm howitzers
DD McCalla
Arrived 1942-8-17 United States Navy
History
CVE Nassau
completed 1942-8-20 (Bremerton) United States Navy
History
Los Angeles Air Defense Wing

Activated 1942-8-20 (Los Angeles)
4 Air Force

Headquarters for fighter defense and training on West Coast. Redesignated Los Angeles Fighter Wing 1943-7. Disbanded on 1944-6-7.
San Diego Air Defense Wing

Activated 1942-8-20 (San Diego)
4 Air Force
Headquarters for fighter defense and training on West Coast. Redesignated San Diego Fighter Wing 1943-7. Disbanded on 1944-6-7.
San Francisco Air Defense Wing

Activated 1942-8-20 (San Francisco)
4 Air Force
Headquarters for fighter defense and training on West Coast. Redesignated San Francisco Fighter Wing 1943-7. Disbanded on 1944-6-7.
Seattle Air Defense Wing

Activated 1942-8-20 (Seattle) 4 Air Force
Headquarters for fighter defense and training on West Coast. Redesignated Seattle Fighter Wing 1943-7. Disbanded on 1944-6-7.
BB South Dakota

Arrived 1942-8-21

United States Navy
History
DD Lardner
Arrived 1942-8-21 United States Navy
History
DD Lansdowne
Arrived 1942-8-21 United States Navy
History
AK Jupiter

Completed 1942-8-22 (San Diego) United States Navy
History
4 Marine Aircraft Wing

Activated 1942-8-22 (Ewa)
Fleet Marine Force
Initially designated 4 Marine Base Defense Aircraft Wing
333 Fighter Squadron

Arrived 1942-8-23
7 Air Force

P-39 Airacobra
129 Regiment

1942-8-24 (San Francisco) 33 Division
South Pacific Force Illinois National Guard. Reassigned to 37 Division on 1943-7-31.
DD Gansevoort
Completed 1942-8-25 (San Francisco) United States Navy
History
AT Menominee

Completed 1942-9-25 (San Francisco) Southwest Pacific Area

History
CLAA Juneau
Arrived 1942-8-27       United States Navy
History. Torpedoed by I-26 1942-11-13 while en route Noumea from Guadalcanal
Battleship Division 6
Willis A. Lee
Arrived 1942-8-28
Pacific Fleet

Washington and North Carolina
BB Washington

Arrived 1942-8-28

Battleship Division 6

History
AO Tappahannock

Arrived 1942-8-29

United States Navy
History
DD Fletcher
Arrived 1942-9 United States Navy
History
AV Albemarle

Arrived 1942-9
United States Navy
History
VMF-122

Arrived 1942-9
1 Marine Aircraft Wing

VMSB-131

Arrived 1942-9
4 Marine Aircraft Wing

10 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1942-9 (Pearl Harbor)
United States Navy

15 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1942-9 (Port Hueneme)
United States Navy

16 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1942-9 (Port Hueneme) United States Navy

18 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1942-9
United States Navy
Understrength by one company. Deployed piecemeal to Noumea and Guadalcanal. Attached to 2 Marine Division 1943-4-26 as 3 Battalion, 18 Marine Engineers. Redesigned 18 Naval Construction Battalion 1944-4-1.
19 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1942-9
United States Navy

SS Tunny
Completed 1942-9-1 (Mare Island) United States Navy
History
DD Meade
Arrived 1942-9-1 United States Navy
History
226 Field Artillery Battalion
1942-9-1 (Hawaii) Hawaiian Department
155mm guns
50 Engineer Regiment
1942-9-1 (Camp White)
Alaska Defense Command

Combat engineers
Air Force, Pacific Fleet
Aubrey W. Fitch
Activated 1942-9-1
Pacific Fleet

Merger of Carriers, Pacific Fleet and Patrol Aircraft, Pacific Fleet
AM Annoy
Completed 1942-9-2 (Portland) United States Navy
History
331 Engineer General Services Regiment
1942-9-3 (Camp Murray) Alaska Defense Command

640 Tank Destroyer Battalion
1942-9-4 (San Francisco)
Southwest Pacific Area

Equipped with M-10 at end of war
IV Armored Corps

1942-9-5 (Camp Young)
United States Army
1943-10-10 redesignated XX Corps. Deployed to Europe 1944-2-11.
177 Engineer General Services Regiment
1942-9-5 (Seattle) Alaska Defense Command
Participated in the Aleutians campaign
43 Division John H. Hester 1942-9-6 (Fort Ord) South Pacific Force

New England National Guard. Composed of 103, 169, and 172 Regiments. Participated in the Guadalcanal,  northern Solomons, New Guinea, and Luzon campaigns
131 Engineer Combat Regiment

Arrived 1942-9-6 (Fort Ord) South Pacific Force
Participated in the northern Solomons campaign
AM Conflict
Completed 1942-9-7 (Portland) United States Navy
History
349 Engineer General Services Regiment
Arrived 1942-9-10 (Seattle) Alaska Defense Command
Participated in the Aleutians campaign
343 Fighter Group

Activated 1942-9-11 (Elmendorf Field)
11 Air Force

P-40. Composed of 11, 18, and 54 Fighter Squadrons
90 Bombardment Group

Arrived 1942-9-12
5 Air Force

B-24 Liberator. Composed of 319, 320, and 321 Bombardment Squadrons.
CVE Altahama
completed 1942-9-15 (Bremerton) United States Navy
VGF-11
History
341 Bombardment Group
Activated 1942-9-15
10 Air Force

B-25 Mitchell. Initially composed of 11 and 22 Bombardment Squadrons.
DD Saufley
Arrived 1942-9-16 United States Navy
History
3 Marine Division
Charles D. Barrett
Activated 1942-9-16 (Camp Elliott)
Fleet Marine Force

9 Marine Regiment
21 Marine Regiment
23 Marine Regiment
DD Gillespie
Completed 1942-9-18 (San Francisco) United States Navy
History
AO Neosho

Completed 1942-9-19 (San Francisco) Service Squadron 8
History
VP-63

Activated 1942-9-19 (Alameda)
Fleet Air Wing 8
PBY Catalina
3 Marine Raider Battalion

Activated 1942-9-20 (Samoa)
South Pacific Area


AM Constant
Completed 1942-9-21 (Portland) United States Navy
History
3 Marine Regiment

Arrived 1942-9-21
2 Marine Brigade

21 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1942-9-22 (Port Hueneme)
United States Navy

I Corps
Robert L. Eichelberger Arrived 1942-9-24
Southwest Pacific Area

Participated in New Guinea and Luzon campaigns
APH Tryon

Completed 1942-9-30 (Oakland) United States Navy
History
AO Neches

Arrived 1942-10

United States Navy
History
Marine Aircraft Group 14

Arrived 1942-10 (Camp Kearny)
1 Marine Aircraft Wing

VMF-112

Arrived 1942-10
MAG-11


VMSB-132

Arrived 1942-10
MAG-11

VMSB-142

Arrived 1942-10
1 Marine Aircraft Wing

VMD-154

Arrived 1942-10
1 Marine Aircraft Wing

20 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1942-10
United States Navy

25 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1942-10 (Port Hueneme)
United States Navy

370 Engineer Special Services Regiment
1942-10-1 (Hawaii) Hawaiian Department

Disbanded except for one battalion 1944-3-21
I Marine Amphibious Corps
Clayton B. Vogel
Activate 1942-10-1 (San Diego)
Fleet Marine Force
South Pacific Area
Redesignated III Amphibious Corps 1944-4-15
VMF-441

Arrived 1942-10-1
MAG-13


347 Fighter Group

Activated 1942-10-3 (New Caledonia)
13 Air Force

P-39 Airacobra. Composed of 67, 68, 70, and 339 Fighter Squadrons.
24 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1942-10-7 (Port Hueneme)
United States Navy

AO Suamico

Arrived 1942-10-8

United States Navy
History
CVE Barnes
completed 1942-10-10 (Tacoma) United States Navy
History
AM Daring
Completed 1942-10-10 (Portland) United States Navy
History
13 Troop Carrier Squadron

Arrived 1942-10-10
South Pacific Force

C-47 Skytrain
344 Fighter Squadron

Arrived 1942-10-10
343 Fighter Group

P-40 Warhawk
6 Troop Carrier Squadron

Arrived 1942-10-13
5 Air Force


C-47 Skytrain
AM Sheldrake

completed 1942-10-14 (Alameda)

United States Navy
History
37 Engineer Combat Regiment
1942-10-15 (Camp Beale) 4 Army

490 Bombardment Squadron

Arrived 1942-10-15
341 Bombardment Group

B-25 Mitchell
491 Bombardment Squadron

Arrived 1942-10-15
341 Bombardment Group

B-25 Mitchell
318 Fighter Group
Activated 1942-10-15 (Hickam Field) 7 Air Force
Composed of 44, 72 and 73 Fighter Squadrons.
503 Parachute Regiment
1942-10-16 (Camp Stoneman Southwest Pacific Area
Participated in the New Guinea, Leyte, Luzon, and southern Philippines campaigns.
DD Kalk
Completed 1942-10-17 (San Francisco)       United States Navy
History
23 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1942-10-17 (Port Hueneme)
United States Navy

4 Marine Raider Battalion

Activated 1942-10-23 (Camp Linda Vista)
South Pacific Area


27 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1942-10-23 (Port Hueneme)
United States Navy

33 Troop Carrier Squadron

Arrived 1942-10-25
5 Air Force


C-47 Skytrain
492 Bombardment Squadron

Arrived 1942-10-25
10 Air Force
B-24 Liberator
493 Bombardment Squadron

Arrived 1942-10-25
10 Air Force
B-24 Liberator
AM Dash
Completed 1942-10-27 (Portland) United States Navy
History
AD Markab

Arrived 1942-10-27 United States Navy
History
AK Crater
Completed 1942-10-31 (Richmond) United States Navy
History
DD De Haven
Arrived 1942-11 United States Navy
History. Sunk by aircraft 1943-2-1 off Savo Island
DD Edwards
Arrived 1942-11 United States Navy
History
DD Aulick
Arrived 1942-11 United States Navy
History
AO Monongahela

Arrived 1942-11

United States Navy
History
AE Shasta

Arrived 1942-11
United States Navy
History
9 Marine Defense Battalion

Arrived 1942-11
South Pacific Area


22 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1942-11 (Seattle?)
United States Navy

307 Bombardment Group

Arrived 1942-11-2
7 Air Force

B-24 Liberator. Composed of 370, 371, 372, and 424 Bombardment Squadrons.
26 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1942-11-2 (Port Hueneme)
United States Navy

379 Bombardment Group

Activated 1942-11-3 (Geiger Field)
15 Bombardment Training Wing
B-17 Flying Fortress. Composed of 524, 525, 526, and 527 Bombardment Squadrons. Withdrawn 1943-4.
382 Bombardment Group

Activated 1942-11-3 (Salt Lake City)
15 Bombardment Training Wing
B-24 Liberator. Composed of 536, 537, 538, and 539 Bombardment Squadrons. Withdrawn 1944-8-25.
AT Pawnee
Completed 1942-11-7 (Alameda) United States Navy
History
AO Tallulah
Arrived 1942-11-9 United States Navy
History
16 Marine Defense Battalion

Activated 1942-11-10 (Johnston Island)
Fleet Marine Force

AK Adhara
completed 1942-11-11 (Richmond) United States Navy
History
374 Troop Carrier Group

Activated 1942-11-12 (Brisbane)
5 Air Force
C-47 Skytrain. Composed of 6, 21, 22, and 33 Troop Carrier Squadrons.
BB Indiana

Arrived 1942-11-14

United States Navy
History
CL Cleveland

Arrived 1942-11-14
United States Navy
History
511 Coastal Artillery Regiment (Antiaircraft)

1942-11-15 (Camp Haan) 4 Army
Semimobile
54 Troop Carrier Squadron

Arrived 1942-11-15
Alaska Defense Command

C-47 Skytrain
VP-54
Activated 1942-11-15 (Kaneohe)
Fleet Air Wing 2
PBY-5A Catalina
354 Fighter Group

Activated 1942-11-15 (Hamilton Field)
4 Air Force

P-39 Airacobra. Composed of 353, 355, and 356 Fighter Squadrons. Withdrawn 1943-10.
BB Massachusetts

Arrived 1942-11-19

United States Navy
History
AV Chandeleur

Arrived 1942-11-19

United States Navy
History
4 Photographic Group

Arrived 1942-11-22
13 Air Force


DD Jenkins
Arrived 1942-11-26 United States Navy
History
APH Pinkney

Completed 1942-11-27 (Oakland) United States Navy
History
AK Hercules

Completed 1942-11-30 (San Francisco)
United States Navy
History
AK Algorab
Arrived 1942-12 United States Navy
History
DD Converse
Arrived 1942-12 United States Navy
History
DD Chevalier
Arrived 1942-12 United States Navy
History. Torpedoed 1943-10-7 off Vella Lavella by Yugumo
AO Petrolite
Arrived 1942-12? United States Navy
History
DD Conway
Arrived 1942-12 United States Navy
History
CA Tuscaloosa
Arrived 1942-12 United States Navy
History
CA Wichita

Arrived 1942-12
United States Navy
History
11 Marine Defense Battalion

Arrived 1942-12
Fleet Marine Force
South Pacific Force
Marine Aircraft Group 12

Arrived 1942-12 (Camp Kearny)
1 Marine Aircraft Wing

VMSB-143
33 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1942-12 (Port Hueneme)
United States Navy

34 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1942-12 (Port Hueneme) United States Navy

35 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1942-12
United States Navy

37 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1942-12
United States Navy

38 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1942-12 (Port Hueneme) United States Navy

39 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1942-12 (Port Hueneme) United States Navy

42 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1942-12 (Port Hueneme) United States Navy

Destroyer Squadron 14

Activated 1942-12
North Pacific Force

Participated in the Battle of the Komandorski Islands
AK Carina
completed 1942-12-1 (Richmond) United States Navy
History
357 Fighter Group

Activated 1942-12-1 (Hamilton Field)
4 Air Force
P-39 Airacobra. Composed of 362, 363, and 364 Fighter Squadrons. Withdrawn 1943-10-7.
384 Bombardment Group

Activated 1942-12-1 (Gowen Field)
4 Air Force
B-17 Flying Fortress. Composed of 544, 545, 546, and 547 Bombardment Squadrons. Withdrawn 1943-4-3.
17 Photographic Reconnaissance Squadron

Arrived 1942-12-2
4 Photographic Group

F-5
AK Aludra
completed 1942-12-4 (Richmond) United States Navy
History. Torpedoed 1943-6-23 by RO-103 off New Caldedonia
Amphibian Group 5
George H. Fort
Activated 1942-12-5
United States Navy

AT Sioux
Completed 1942-12-6 (Mare Island) United States Navy
History
DD Waller
Arrived 1942-12-7 United States Navy
History
AK Cassiopeia
completed 1942-12-8 (Richmond) United States Navy
History
CL Cleveland

Arrived 1942-12-10
United States Navy
History
45 Engineer General Services Regiment
1942-12-10 (Ledo) China-Burma-India

African-American
DD Radford
Arrived 1942-12-12 United States Navy
History
CVE Suwannee

Arrived 1942-12-12

United States Navy
History
400 Bombardment Squadron

Arrived 1942-12-12
5 Air Force

B-24 Liberator
2 Marine Parachute Battalion

Arrived <1942-12
Fleet Marine Force


AT Ute
Completed 1942-12-13 (Alameda) United States Navy
History
Fleet Air Command, Noumea
Marc Mitscher
Activated 1942-12-14 (Noumea)
South Pacific Area


36 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1942-12-15 (Port Hueneme)
United States Navy

43 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1942-12-17 (Port Hueneme) United States Navy

AM Starling
completed 1942-12-21 (Alameda) United States Navy
History
DD La Vallette
Arrived 1942-12-23 United States Navy
History
46 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1942-12-23 (Port Hueneme)
United States Navy

DD Taylor
Arrived 1942-12-24 United States Navy
History
388 Bombardment Group

Activated 1942-12-24 (Gowen Field)
4 Air Force
B-17 Flying Fortress. Composed of 560, 561, 562, and 563 Bombardment Squadrons. Withdrawn 1943-4-29.
CVE Chenango
Arrived 1942-12-25 United States Navy
History
AM Skylark
completed 1942-12-25 (Alameda) United States Navy
History
AK Titania
Arrived 1942-12-25 United States Navy
History
AO Patuxent

Arrived 1942-12-27

United States Navy
History
40 Coastal Artillery Regiment
1942-12-27 (Alaska) Alaska Defense Command
Participated in Aleutians campaign
45 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1942-12-28 (Port Hueneme)
United States Navy

APH Rixey

Completed 1942-12-30 (Oakland) Pacific Fleet
History

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