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U.S. Reinforcements, 1943


Unit
Commander
Start
Administrative
Assignment
Operational
Assignment
Notes
Troop Carrier Command
William D. Old
Activated 1943
Eastern Air Command


CVE Sangamon

Arrived 1943-1 United States Navy
History
DD Cony
Arrived 1943-1 United States Navy
History
DD Bell
Arrived 1943-1 United States Navy
History
DD Beale
Arrived 1943-1 United States Navy
History
AK Oberon
Arrived 1943-1 United States Navy
History
PY Hydrographer

Arrived 1943-1
United States Navy
History
158 Regiment
Arrived 1943-1 (Panama) Southwest Pacific Area

Arizona National Guard. Participated in New Guinea, Bismarcks, and Luzon campaigns
VMF-123

Arrived 1943-1
2 Marine Aircraft Wing

VMF-124

Arrived 1943-1
MAG-12
F4U Corsair
VMSB-144

Arrived 1943-1
2 Marine Aircraft Wing

40 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1943-1
United States Navy

41 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1943-1
United States Navy

51 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1943-1 (Port Hueneme)
United States Navy

52 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1943-1 (Seattle)
United States Navy

Southwest Pacific Amphibious Force
Daniel E. Barbey
Activated 1943-1
Southwest Pacific Force

Redesignated VII Amphibious Force 1944--8-1
VD-1

Activated 1943-1 (Guadalcanal)
South Pacific Force

Photoreconnaissance Liberators
SS Runner
Arrived 1943-1-1 United States Navy
History. Mined ca. 1943-7-4 off Hokkaido
CL Montpelier

Arrived 1942-11-14
United States Navy
History
15 Marine Defense Battalion

Activated 1943-1-1 (Pearl Harbor)
Fleet Marine Force

AK Celeno
Completed 1943-1-2 (Richmond) United States Navy
History
DD Strong
Arrived 1943-1-3 United States Navy
History. Sunk 1943-7-5 off New Georgia by destroyers Mochitsuki, Mikatsuki, and Hamakaze
AP William P. Biddle

Arrived 1943-1-3    
United States Navy
History
AP Joseph T. Dickman

Arrived 1943-1-3
United States Navy
History
352 Engineer General Services Regiment
Arrived 1943-1-4 (San Francisco) China-Burma-India
African-American
AVP Rockaway
Completed 1943-1-6 (Seattle) United States Navy
History
330 Engineer General Services Regiment
Arrived 1943-1-8 (Los Angeles) China-Burma-India

47 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1943-1-10 (Port Hueneme)
United States Navy

SS Sawfish
Arrived 1943-1-11 United States Navy
History
13 Air Force
Nathan F. Twining
Activated 1943-1-11
Air Force Combat Command


13 Bomber Command

Activated 1943-1-13 (Espiritu Santo)
13 Air Force


13 Fighter Command

Activated 1943-1-13 (New Caledonia) 13 Air Force

44 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1943-1-13 (Port Hueneme)
United States Navy

AM Swallow
Completed 1943-1-14 (Alameda) United States Navy
History
SS Tinosa
Completed 1943-1-15 (Mare Island) United States Navy
History
14 Marine Defense Battalion

Activated 1943-1-15 (Tulagi)
South Pacific Force

360 Fighter Group

Activated 1943-1-15 (Glendale)
2 Air Force
P-38 Lightning. Primarily an advanced training formation. Composed of 371, 372, 373, and 446 Fighter Squadrons. Disbanded 1944-3-31.
362 Engineer General Services Regiment
Arrived 1943-1-16 (Panama)
South Pacific Force

African-American
AK Cetus
Completed 1943-1-17 (Richmond) United States Navy
History
DE Whitman
Completed 1943-1-19 (Mare Island) United States Navy
History
15 Antiaircraft Artillery Group
Arrived 1943-1-20 (Camp Haan) Southwest Pacific Area

Participated in the New Guinea, Bismarcks, and Leyte campaigns
18 Photographic Mapping Squadron

Arrived 1943-1-20
4 Photographic Group

AK Deimos
Completed 1943-1-23 (Richmond United States Navy
History. Torpedoed 1943-6-23 off New Caldedonia and scuttled
317 Troop Carrier Group

Arrived 1943-1-23
5 Air Force

C-47 Skytrain. Composed of 39, 40, 41, and 46 Troop Carrier Squadrons.
6 Army
Walter Krueger
Activated 1943-1-25
United States Army

XIV Corps
Alexander M. Patch
Activated 1943-1-25
South Pacific Force

Participated in the Guadalcanal, upper Solomons, and Luzon campaigns
SS Scamp
Arrived 1943-1-26 United States Navy
History
390 Bombardment Group

Activated 1943-1-26 (Geiger Field)
4 Air Force
B-17 Flying Fortress. Composed of 568, 569, 570, and 571 Bombardment Squadrons. Withdrawn 1943-6-6.
350 Engineer General Services Regiment
Arrived 1943-1-28 (San Francisco) South Pacific Force
African-American. Participated in northern Solomons campaign.
CL Denver

Arrived 1943-1-29
United States Navy
History
197 Regiment

Activated 1943-1-29 (Adak)
Alaska Defense Command


DD Yarnall
Completed 1943-1-30 at San Francisco United States Navy
History
DD Bache
Arrived 1943-2 United States Navy
History
DD Eaton
Arrived 1943-2 United States Navy
History
SS Balao
Arrived 1943-2 United States Navy
History
VF-27

Arrived 1943-2
United States Navy

VMF-215

Arrived 1943-2
4 Marine Aircraft Wing


55 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1943-2
United States Navy

VD-3

Activated 1943-2
United States Navy
Photoreconnaissance Liberators
Amphibious Force, North Pacific Area
Francis W. Rockwell
Activated 1943-2
North Pacific Area

Redesignated IX Amphibious Force 1943
1 Troop Carrier Squadron

Arrived 1943-2-2
10 Air Force

C-47
AOG Patapsco

Completed 1943-2-4 (Seattle)

United States Navy
History
AT Chikasaw

Completed 1943-2-4 (Alameda) United States Navy
History
DD Abner Read
Completed 1943-2-5 (San Francisco)
United States Navy
History. Sunk by kamikaze 1944-11-1 off Samar
DD Endicott
Completed 1943-2-5 (Seattle) United States Navy
History
766 Tank Battalion
Arrived 1943-2-8 (Schofield Barracks)
Hawaiian Department
Originally a light tank battalion
767 Tank Battalion
Arrived 1943-2-8 (Schofield Barracks)
Hawaiian Department
Originally a light tank battalion
181 Field Artillery Battalion
Arrived 1943-2-8 (Camp Roberts) 6 Army

155mm howitzers
198 Regiment

Activated 1943-2-9 (Alaska)
Alaska Defense Command

Amphibian Group 8
John L. Hall
Activatd 1942-2-9
United States Navy

48 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1943-2-10 (Port Hueneme)
United States Navy

Cruiser Division 12
Merrill, A. Stanton
Activated 1943-2-11
United States Navy
Cleveland, Colombia, Montpelier, Denver
DD Pringle
Arrived 1943-2-13 United States Navy
History. Sunk by kamikaze 1945-4-16 off Okinawa
SS Tullibee
Completed 1943-2-15 (Mare Island) United States Navy
History. Sunk 1944-3-27 by own defective torpedo
VB-102

Activated 1943-2-15 (Kaneohe)
United States Navy
PB4Y-2 Privateer
Aircraft, Solomon Islands
Charles P.Mason
Activated 1943-2-15 (Guadalcanal)
South Pacific Area


AK Draco
Completed 1943-2-16 (Richmond) United States Navy
History
395 Bombardment Group

Activated 1943-2-16 (Ephrata)
4 Air Force
B-17 Flying Fortress. An operational training unit. Composed of 588, 589, 590, and 591 Bombardment Squadrons. Withdrawn 1943-10-25.
2 Troop Carrier Squadron

Arrived 1943-2-17
10 Air Force
C-47
VB-137

Activated 1943-2-17 (Alameda)
Fleet Air Wing 8

PV-1 Ventura
CVE Santee
Arrived 1943-2-18 United States Navy
History
AO Pecos

Arrived 1943-2-18
Pacific Ocean Areas


57 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1943-2-19 (Port Hueneme)
United States Navy

AH Relief

Arrived 1943-2-23
United States Navy
History
Carrier Division 22

Activated 1943-2-25
United States Navy
Sangamon, Chenango, Suwannee and Santee
53 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1943-2-26 (San Diego)
United States Navy

AM Heed
Completed 1943-2-27 (Alameda) United States Navy
History
DD Renshaw
Arrived 1943-3 United States Navy
History
SS S-46
Arrived 1943-3 United States Navy
History
AT Apache

Arrived 1943-3
United States Navy
History
AO Millicoma
Arrived 1943-3 United States Navy
History
AO Cache

Arrived 1943-3 United States Navy
History
VF-28

Arrived 1943-3
United States Navy

VMJ-153

Arrived 1943-3
MAG-25

Destroyer Squadron 21

Activated 1943-3
United States Navy
Flagship: CL Denver. Present at Battle of Rennell Island.
61 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1943-3 (Port Hueneme) United States Navy

62 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1943-3 (Port Hueneme) United States Navy

VMSB-235

Arrrived 1943-3 (Ewa)
Aircraft, Fleet Marine Force, Pacific
South Pacific Area

VP-102

Activated 1943-3-1 (San Diego)
Fleet Air Wing 2
PB2Y Coronado
363 Fighter Group

Activated 1943-3-1 (Hamilton Field)
4 Air Force

P-39 Airacobra. Composed of 160, 161, and 162 Fighter Squadrons. Withdrawn 1943-12-3.
398 Bombardment Group

Activated 1943-3-1 (Ephrata)
4 Air Force
B-17 Flying Fortress. Composed of 600, 601, 602, and 603 Bombardment Squadrons. Withdrawn 1943-6-20.
399 Bombardment Group

Activated 1943-3-1 (Davis-Montham Field)
2 Air Force
B-24 Liberator. An operational training unit. Composed of 604, 605, 606, and 607 Bombardment Squadrons. Deactivated 1944-3-31.
444 Bombardment Group

Activated 1943-3-1 (Davis-Montham Field) 2 Air Force
B-17 Flying Fortress. Composed of 676, 677, 678, and 679 Bombardment Groups. Withdrawn 1943-7-29. Returned 1944-4-11.
59 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1943-3-4 (Port Hueneme)
United States Navy

DD Stanly
Arrived 1943-3-7 United States Navy
History
60 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1943-3-7 (Port Hueneme) United States Navy

SS Snook
Arrived 1943-3-10 United States Navy
History. Disappeared 1945-4-20 east of Formosa
Fleet Air Wing 6

Activated <1943-3-10
United States Navy

VP-45
Activated 1943-3-10 (Sand Point, Washington)
Fleet Air Wing 6

PBY-5 Catalina
14 Air Force
Claire L. Chennault
Activated 1943-3-10 (Kunming)
Army Air Forces China


DD Ammen
Completed 1943-3-12 (San Francisco)
United States Navy
History
50 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1943-2-13 (Port Hueneme)
United States Navy

54 Troop Carrier Wing
Paul H. Prentiss
Activated 1943-3-13 (Brisbane) 5 Air Force

Initially composed of 317 and 374 Troop Carrier Groups.
SS Peto
Arrived 1943-3-14 (Brisbane) United States Navy
History
CL Santa Fe

Arrived 1943-3-14
United States Navy
History
SS Scorpion
Arrived 1943-3-15 United States Navy
History. Mined ca. 1944-2-24 in East China Sea
AVP San Pablo
Completed 1943-3-15 (Seattle) United States Navy
History
1 Marine Raider Regiment

Activated 1943-3-15 (Espiritu Santo)
I Marine Amphibious Corps

Formed from 1, 2, 3, and 4 Marine Raider Battalions
VP-15

Activated 1943-3-15 (San Diego)
Fleet Air Wing 14
PB2Y Coronado
VB-138

Activated 1943-3-15 (Ault Field)
Fleet Air Wing 6

PV-1 Ventura
56 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1943-3-15 (Port Hueneme)
United States Navy

11 Bomber Command
Earl H. DeFord
Activated 1943-3-19 (Adak)
11 Air Force


AM Herald
Completed 1943-3-23 (Alameda) United States Navy
History
63 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1943-3-23 (Port Hueneme) United States Navy

SS Pogy
Arrived 1943-3-25 United States Navy
History
DD Hutchins
Arrived 1943-3-25 United States Navy
History
2 Engineer Amphibian Brigade

1943-3-25 (San Francisco) Southwest Pacific Area
Redesignated 2 Engineer Special Brigade on 1943-7-4. Participated in New Guinea and Leyte campaigns
AK Albireo
Completed 1943-3-29 (Richmond) United States Navy
History
SS Gunnel
Arrived 1943-4 United States Navy
History
DD Stevens
Arrived 1943-4 United States Navy
History
AT Arapaho
Arrived 1943-4 United States Navy
History
VMSB-236

Arrived 1943-4
1 Marine Aircraft Wing

58 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1943-4
United States Navy

73 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1943-4 (Port Hueneme)
United States Navy

AK Auriga

Completed 1943-4-1 (San Francisco) United States Navy
History
1 Marine Parachute Regiment

Activated 1943-4-1
I Marine Amphibious Corps

Assembled from 1, 2, and 3 Marine Parachute Battalions, which had been attached to regular Marine regiments and had performed no combat drops.
VB-139

Activated 1943-4-1 (Ault Field)
Fleet Air Wing 6

PV-1 Ventura
76 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1943-4-1 (Port Hueneme) United States Navy

Cruisers-Destroyers, Pacific Fleet
Mahlon S. Tisdale
Activated 1943-4-1
Pacific Fleet

Merger of Cruisers, Pacific Fleet and Destroyers, Pacific Fleet
DE Edward C. Daley
Completed 1943-4-3 (Mare Island) United States Navy
History
339 Engineer General Services Regiment
Arrived 1943-4-3 (Camp Stoneman)
6 Army

Participated in New Guinea campaign
AO Atascosa

Arrived 1943-4-4
United States Navy
History
AP La Salle

Completed 1943-4-6  (San Francisco) United States Navy
History
AM Token
Arrived 1943-4-9 United States Navy
History
AOG Rio Grande

Completed 1943-4-10 (Seattle)

United States Navy
History
AS Bushnell
Completed 1943-4-10 (Mare Island) United States Navy
History
VB-104

Activated 1943-2-15 (Kaneohe)
Fleet Air Wing 2

PB4Y-2 Privateer
AVP Chincoteague
Completed 1943-4-12 United States Navy
History
CVE Breton
Completed 1943-4-12 (Tacoma) United States Navy
History
DE Steele
Arrived 1943-4-13 United States Navy
History
312 Bombardment Group

Arrived 1943-4-13 (Rice Field)
4 Air Force

A-36 Apache. Composed of 386, 387, 388, and 389 Bombardment Squadrons.
SS Skate
Completed 1943-4-15 (Mare Island) United States Navy
History
390 Bombardment Squadron

Arrived 1943-4-15
South Pacific Force

B-25 Mitchell
AK Cor Caroli
Completed 1943-4-16 (Richmond) United States Navy
History
DE Gilmore
Completed 1943-4-17 (Mare Island) United States Navy
History
AM Motive
Completed 1943-4-17 (Alameda) United States Navy
History
75 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1943-4-18 (Port Hueneme)
United States Navy

822 Bombardment Squadron

Arrived 1943-4-20
Southwest Pacific Area
B-25 Mitchell
823 Bombardment Squadron

Arrived 1943-4-20
Southwest Pacific Area
B-25 Mitchell
VB-140

Activated 1943-4-21 (Alameda)
Fleet Air Wing 8
PV-1 Ventura
DD Mullany
Completed 1943-4-23 (San Francisco)
United States Navy
History
CVE Kasaan Bay
Completed 1943-4-25
Withdrawn 1944-1-12
Returned 1944-12-25
United States Navy
History
Battleship Division 8
Glenn B. Davis
Activated 1943-4-27
United States Navy
Indiana, Massachussetts, North Carolina, South Dakota
380 Bombardment Group

Arrived 1943-4-28
5 Air Force
B-24 Liberator. Composed of 328, 329, 330, and 331 Bombardment Squadrons.
82 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1943-4-28 (Port Hueneme) United States Navy

CVE Prince William

Completed 1943-4-29 (Bremerton) United States Navy
History
At Lipan
Completed 1943-4-29 (San Francisco) United States Navy
History
AM Pursuit
Completed 1943-4-30 (Seattle) United States Navy
History
AO Saugatuck
Arrived 1943-4-30 Service Force

History
DD Anthony
Arrived 1943-5 United States Navy
History
DD Claxton
Arrived 1943-5 United States Navy
History
DD Dyson
Arrived 1943-5 United States Navy
History
DD Foote
Arrived 1943-5 United States Navy
History
DD Philip
Arrived 1943-5 United States Navy
History
CV Essex
Arrived 1943-5 Carrier Division 3

VF-9
History
SS Pompon
Arrived 1943-5 United States Navy
History
AO Saranac
Arrived 1943-5 Service Force

History
AO Neshanic

Arrived 1943-5 Service Force
History
VP-52
Arrived 1943-5 (San Diego)
United States Navy
PBY-5 Catalina
79 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1943-5 (Seattle)
United States Navy

86 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1943-5 (Port Hueneme) United States Navy

Cruiser Division 13
DuBose, Laurance T.
Activated 1943-5
United States Navy
Santa Fe, Birmingham, Mobile, Biloxi
SS Jack
Arrived 1943-5-1 United States Navy
History
DE Burden R. Hastings
Completed 1943-5-1 (Mare Island) United States Navy
History
448 Bombardment Group

Activated 1943-5-1 (Gowen Field)
2 Air Force
B-24 Liberator. Composed of 712, 713, 714, and 715 Bombardment Squadrons. Withdrawn 1943-9.
SS Batfish
Arrived 1943-5-4 United States Navy
History
85 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1943-5-6 (Port Hueneme)
United States Navy

DD Boyd
Completed 1943-5-8 at San Pedro United States Navy
History
AK Mintaka
Completed 1943-5-10 (San Diego) United States Navy
History
DD Bush
Completed 1943-5-10 at San Francisco United States Navy
History. Sunk by kamikaze 1945-4-6 off Okinawa
DD Halford
Completed 1943-5-10 at Bremerton United States Navy
History
AOG Wabash

Completed 1943-5-10 (Seattle)

United States Navy
History
533 Engineer Boat and Shore Regiment

Activated 1943-5-10 (Fort Ord)
United States Army


SS Lapon
Arrived 1943-5-11 United States Navy
History
AK Sterope
Completed 1943-5-14 (Portland) United States Navy
History
AK Murzim
Completed 1943-5-14 (San Pedro) United States Navy
History
AM Oracle
Completed 1943-5-14 (Alameda) United States Navy
History
475 Fighter Group

Activated 1943-5-14 (Amberley Field)
5 Air Force
P-38 Lightning. Composed of 431, 432, and 433 Fighter Squadrons.
AVP Coos Bay
Completed 1943-5-15 United States Navy
History
DE LeHardy
Completed 1943-5-15 (Mare Island) United States Navy
History
84 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1943-5-15 (Port Hueneme)
United States Navy

DD Bennett
Arrived 1943-5-16 United States Navy
History
SS Gurnard
Arrived 1943-5-18 United States Navy
History
DD John Rodgers
Arrived 1943-5-20 United States Navy
History
SS Mingo
Arrived 1943-5-21 United States Navy
History
460 Fighter Squadron

Arrived 1943-5-21
Southwest Pacific Area
P-47 Thunderbolt
APA Doyen

Completed 1943-5-22 (San Pedro) South Pacific Force

55 Coastal Artillery Regiment
Arrived 1943-5-22 (Hawaii) Hawaiian Department
155mm guns. Mobile. Inactivated 1944-5-31.
353 Engineer General Services Regiment
1943-5-22 (San Francisco) South Pacific Force
Redesignated 1177 Engineer Construction Group 1944-4-1.
Cruiser Division 1
W.D. Baker
Activated 1943-5-27
Pacific Fleet


AT Mataco
Completed 1943-5-29 (San Francisco) United States Navy
History
AK Etamin
Arrived 1943-6  United States Navy
History
134 Field Artillery Battalion

Detached from 37 Division 1943-6-1
Southwest Pacific Area







AM Tumult
Arrived 1943-5-27 United States Navy
History
DD Trathen
Completed 1943-5-28 (San Francisco)
United States Navy
History
AK Serpens
Completed 1943-5-28 (San Diego) United States Navy
History. Destroyed in accidental explosion 1945-1-23 off Guadalcanal
DD Charles Ausburne
Arrived 1943-6 United States Navy
History
SS Billfish
Arrived 1943-6 United States Navy
History
DD Fullam
Arrived 1943-6 United States Navy
History
78 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1943-6 (Port Hueneme) United States Navy

88 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1943-6 (Port Hueneme) United States Navy

VB-106

Activated 1943-6-1 (Camp Kearny)
Fleet Air Wing 14
PB4Y Liberator
VB-142

Actjvated 1943-6-1 (Whidbey Island)
Fleet Air Wing 6
PV-1 Ventura
364 Fighter Group
Activated 1943e-6-1 (Glendale) 4 Air Force
P-38 Lightning. Composed of 383, 384, and 385 Fighter Squadrons. Withdrawn 1944-1-11.
453 Bombardment Group

Activated 1943-6-1 (Wendover Field)
2 Air Force
B-24 Liberator. Composed of 732, 733, 734, and 735 Bombardment Squadrons. Withdrawn 1943-12-2.
456 Bombardment Group

Activated 1943-6-1 (Wendover Field) 2 Air Force
B-24 Liberator. Composed of 744, 745, 746, and 747 Bombardment Squadrons. Withdrawn 1943-12.
345 Bombardment Group

Arrived 1943-6-5 (Port Moresby)
5 Air Force

B-25 Mitchell. Composed of 498, 499, 500, and 501 Bombardment Squadrons.
AOG Susquehanna

Completed 1943-6-7 (Seattle)

United States Navy
History
AM Requisite
Completed 1943-6-7 (Seattle) United States Navy
History
VP-34

Arrived 1943-6-7 (San Diego)
Fleet Air Wing 14
PBY Catalina
DE Wileman
Completed 1943-6-11 (Mare Island) United States Navy
History
DD Bradford
Completed 1943-6-12 at San Pedro United States Navy
History
SS Paddle
Arrived 1943-6-15 United States Navy
History
AVP Half Moon
Completed 1943-6-15 United States Navy
History
AM Excel
Arrived 1943-6-16 United States Navy
History
PF Coronado
Completed 1943-6-17 (Wilmington) United States Navy
History. Transferred to Russia 1945-7-12 as Lend-Lease
DD Hazelwood
Completed 1943-6-18 at San Francisco United States Navy
History
DD Brownson
Arrived 1943-6-18 United States Navy
History. Sunk by aircraft 1943-12-26 off New Britain
DD Thatcher
Arrived 1943-6-19 United States Navy
History
68 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1943-6-19 (Port Hueneme)
United States Navy

87 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1943-6-19 (Port Hueneme) United States Navy

APA Feland
Completed 1943-6-21 (San Pedro) South Pacific Force

348 Fighter Group

Arrived 1943-6-23 (Port Moresby)
5 Air Force

P-47 Thunderbolt. Compsed of 340, 341, and 342 Fighter Squadrons.
AM Velocity
Arrived 1943-6-24 United States Navy
History
33 Division John Millikin Arrived 1943-6-24 (Camp Stoneman) Hawaiian Department
Illinois National Guard. Composed of 123, 130, and 136 Regiments following triangularization. Participated in the New Guinea and Luzon campaigns.
DE Charles R. Greer
Completed 1943-6-25 (Mare Island) United States Navy
History
CVL Independence

Arrived 1943-6-25

United States Navy
VF-22
History
7 Recon Squadron
Arrived 1943-6-26 (Camp Saint Louis Obispo)
United States Army

82 Chemical Mortar Battalion

Arrived 1943-6-27 (San Francisco)
South Pacific Area


21 Photographic Reconnaissance Squadron

Arrived 1943-6-27
China-Burma-India

F-5
APA Ormsby

Completed 1943-6-28 (San Francisco) South Pacific Force

80 Fighter Group

Arrived 1943-6-28
10 Air Force

P-40 Warhawk. Composed of 88, 89, and 90 Fighter Squadrons.
APA Pierce
Completed 1943-6-30 (San Francisco) South Pacific Force

DD Dashiell
Arrived 1943-7 United States Navy
History
SS Cabrilla
Arrived 1943-7 United States Navy
History
VMF(N)-531

Arrived 1943-7
2 Marine Aircraft Wing


74 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1943-7 (Port Hueneme)
United States Navy

77 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1943-7 (Port Hueneme) United States Navy

91 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1943-7 (Port Hueneme) United States Navy

DD Schroeder
Arrived 1943-7-1 United States Navy
History
DD Spence
Arrived 1943-7-1 United States Navy
History. Lost in typhoon 1944-12-18 off Luzon
DE Griswold
Arrived 1943-7-1 United States Navy
History
VB-108

Activated 1943-7-1 (San Diego)
Fleet Air Wing 14

PB4Y-1 Privateer
457 Bombardment Group

Activated 1943-7-1 (Geiger Field)
2 Air Force
B-17 Flying Fortress. Composed of 748, 749, 750, and 751 Bombardment Squadrons. Withdrawn 1944-1-1.
458 Bombardment Group

Activated 1943-7-1 (Wendover Field)
2 Air Force
B-24 Liberator. Composed of 752, 753, 754, and 755 Bombardment Squadrons. Withdrawn 1943-12-29.
461 Bombardment Group

Activated 1943-7-1 (Wendover Field) 2 Air Force
B-24 Liberator. Composed of 764, 765, 766, and 767 Bombardment Squadrons. Withdrawn 1944-1.
1052 Engineer Port Construction and Repair Group      
Arrived 1943-7-3 (Camp Stoneman)
6 Army
Participated in the New Guinea, Leyte, and Luzon campaigns.
1 Special Service Force
Arrived 1943-7-4 (San Francisco)
4 Army

Originally trained for operations in Norway, but committed to operations in the Pacific instead. Withdrawn 1943-9-9
DD Heermann
Completed 1943-7-6 (San Francisco)
United States Navy
History
AKA Thuban
Arrived 1943-7-6 United States Navy
History
DE Wintle
Completed 1943-7-10 (Mare Island) United States Navy
History
DD Brown
Completed 1943-7-10 at San Pedro United States Navy
History
375 Troop Carrier Group

Arrived 1943-7-10
54 Troop Carrier Wing

C-47 Skytrain. Composed of 55, 56, 57 and 58 Troop Carrier Squadrons.
CV Yorktown II
Arrived 1943-7-11 United States Navy
VF-5
History
DD Terry
Arrived 1943-7-12 United States Navy
History
DD McKee
Arrived 1943-7-13 United States Navy
History
65 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1943-7-13 (Port Hueneme)
United States Navy

SS Sunfish
Completed 1943-7-15 (Mare Island)       United States Navy
History
AK Bootes
Completed 1943-7-15 (Wilmington) United States Navy
History
71 Liaison Squadron

Arrived 1943-7-15
China-Burma-India

L-5
VF-1

Activated 1943-7-15 (Alameda)
United States Navy

71 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1943-7-15 (Port Hueneme) United States Navy

367 Fighter Group

Activated 1943-7-15 (Hamilton Field)
4 Air Force
P-39 Airacobra. Composed of 392, 393, and 394 Fighter Squadrons. Withdrawn 1944-3-8.
SS Pargo
Arrived 1943-7-16 United States Navy
History
CL Mobile

Arrived 1943-7-16
United States Navy
History
ATF Tawasa

Completed 1943-7-17 (Portland) United States Navy
History
AP President Monroe
Completed 1943-7-18 (San Francisco) United States Navy
History
CVL Belleau Wood

Arrived 1943-7-18

United States Navy
VF-24
History
DD Wadsworth
Arrived 1943-7-21 United States Navy
History
AM Revenge
Completed 1943-7-21 (Seattle) United States Navy
History
1 Cavalry Division Innis P. Swift Arrived 1943-7-21 (Camp Stoneman)
6 Army
Composed of 1 Calvary Brigade (5 and 12 Cavalry Regiments) and 2 Cavalry Brigade (7 and 8 Cavalry Regimwents). Considered an elite formation, with a high percentage of regular officers and men and a long tradition. (Elements of 7 Cavalry Regiment were annihilated along with George Armstrong Custer at the Little Bighorn in 1876.) The division participated in the New Guinea, Bismarcks, Leyte, and Luzon campaigns
6 Division Franklin C. Sibert 1943-7-21 (San Francisco) 6 Army

Composed of 1, 20 and 63 Regiments. Participated in the New Guinea and Luzon campaigns
AK Lyra
Completed 1943-7-22 (Richmond) United States Navy
History
DE Dempsey
Completed 1943-7-24 (Mare Island) United States Navy
History
AK Lynx
Completed 1943-7-26 (Wilmington) United States Navy
History
3 Airborne Antiaircraft Battalion

Arrived 1943-7-26 (San Francisco)
6 Army

9 Airborne Antiaircraft Battalion

Arrived 1943-7-26 (San Francisco)
6 Army

DD Sigsbee
Arrived 1943-7-27 United States Navy
History
DD Guest
Arrived 1943-7-28 United States Navy
History
DD Harrison
Arrived 1943-7-29 United States Navy
History
DD Hoel
Completed 1943-7-29 (San Francisco)
United States Navy
History. Sunk by gunfire 1944-10-25 off Samar
AK Triangulum

Completed 1943-7-30 (San Diego) United States Navy
History
ARL Amycus
converted 1943-7-30 (Richmond) United States Navy
History
ARB Oceanus
Arrived 1943-7-30 United States Navy
History
DD Franks
Completed 1943-7-30 (Seattle)
United States Navy
History
APA Sheridan

Completed 1943-7-31 (San Francisco) South Pacific Force

AK Ganymede
Completed 1943-7-31 (Richmond) United States Navy
History
DD Burns
Arrived 1943-8 United States Navy

DE Engstrom
Arrived 1943-8 United States Navy
History
DE Crouter
Arrived 1943-8 United States Navy
History
DE Carlson
Arrived 1943-8 United States Navy
History
DE Bebas
Arrived 1943-8 United States Navy
History
SS Blackfish
Arrived 1943-8 United States Navy
History
DD Braine
Arrived 1943-8 United States Navy
History
SS Herring

Arrived 1943-8
United States Navy
History. Sunk by coastal batteries 1944-6-1 off Matsuwa
DE Parks
Arrived 1943-8 United States Navy
History
DE Acree
Arrived 1943-8 United States Navy
History
CV Bunker Hill
Arrived 1943-8 Carrier Division 3

VF-17, VB-17
History
DD Bullard
Arrived 1943-8 United States Navy

SS Cero
Arrived 1943-8 United States Navy
History
VF-38

Arrived 1943-8
United States Navy

Carrier Division 12
Alfred E. Montgomery
Activated 1943-8
Pacific Fleet
Essex
Cruiser Division 15
Russell S. Berkey
Activated 1943-8
Pacific Fleet

Phoenix, Nashville
VD-4

Activated 1943-8
United States Navy
Photoreconnaissance Liberators
CV Lexington II
Arrived 1943-8-1 United States Navy
VF-16
History
CVL Princeton

Arrived 1943-8-1

United States Navy
VF-23
History. Scuttled after air attack on 1944-10-22 off Samar in the Philippines
SS Muskallunge
Arrived 1943-8-1 United States Navy
History
DE Levy
Arrived 1943-8-1 United States Navy
History
VB-109

Activated 1943-8-1 (San Diego)
Fleet Air Wing 14
PB4Y Liberator
VP-81

Arrived 1943-8-1 (San Diego)
United States Navy
PBY Catalina
369 Fighter Group

Activated 1943-8-1 (Hamilton Field)
4 Air Force
P-39 Airacobra. Composed of 398, 399 and 400 Fighter Squadrons. Withdrawn 1944-3-28.
464 Bombardment Group

Activated 1943-8-1 (Wendover Field)
4 Air Force
B-24 Liberator. Composed of 776, 777, 778, and 779 Bombardment Squadrons. Withdrawn 1944-2-9.
467 Bombardment Group

Activated 1943-8-1 (Wendover Field) 4 Air Force
B-24 Liberator. Composed of 788, 789, 790, and 791 Bombardment Squadrons, Withdrawn 1944-2-12.
470 Bombardment Group

Activated 1943-8-1 (Mountain Home)
4 Air Force
B-17 Flying Fortress. Composed of 800, 801, 802, and 803 Bombardment Squadrons. Used for replacement training. Disbanded 1944-3-31.
474 Fighter Group

Activated 1943-8-1 (Glendale)
2 Air Force
P-38 Lightning. Composed of 428, 429, and 430 Fighter Squadrons. Withdrawn 1944-2-6.
92 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1943-8-4 (Port Hueneme)
United States Navy

DE Duffy
Completed 1943-8-5 (Mare Island) United States Navy
History
CVE Liscombe Bay
Completed 1943-8-7 United States Navy
History. Torpedoed 1943-11-23 off Makin
SS Cisco
Arrived 1943-8-7 United States Navy
History
93 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1943-8-9 (Port Hueneme) United States Navy

AK Sculptor
Completed 1943-8-10 (Wilmington) United States Navy
History
SS Bowfin
Arrived 1943-8-10 United States Navy
History
68 Antiaircraft Artillery Brigade
Arrived 1943-8-10 (New Caledonia) South Pacific Force
Participated in northern Solomons and Luzon campaigns
DE Emery
Completed 1943-8-14 (Mare Island) United States Navy
History
VPB-144

Activated 1943-8-14 (Alameda)
United States Navy
PV-1 Ventura
ARB Aristaeus
Arrived 1943-8-15 United States Navy
History
VF-33

Activated 1943-8-15 (Seattle)
United States Navy

VP-33

Activated 1943-8-15 (San Diego)
Fleet Air Wing 2
PBY-5A Catalina
DD Welles
Completed 1943-8-16 (Seattle) United States Navy
History
AT Tekesta
Completed 1943-8-16 (Portland) United States Navy
History
4 Marine Division
Harry Schmidt
Activated 1943-8-16 (Camp Pendleton)
Fleet Marine Force
Pacific Ocean Areas
23 Marine Regiment
24 Marine Regiment
25 Marine Regiment
14 Marine Regiment (artillery)
VB-148

Activated 1943-8-16 (Alameda)
Fleet Air Wing 8
PV-1 Ventura
AK Naos
Completed 1943-8-17 (San Pedro) United States Navy
History
121 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1943-8-17 (Camp Pendleton)
United States Navy

DE Greiner
Completed 1943-8-18 (Bremerton) United States Navy
History
6 Antiaircraft Artillery Group
1943-8-18 (Camp Haan) Southwest Pacific Area
Participated in the Bismarck, New Guinea, and Luzon campaigns
DD McCord
Completed 1943-8-19 at San Francisco United States Navy
History
ARL Agenor
Converted 1943-8-20 (Vancouver) United States Navy
History
32 Antiaircraft Artillery Brigade

Arrived 1943-8-20 (Camp Stoneman) Southwest Pacific Area

Participated in the Leyte and New Guinea campaigns
95 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1943-10 (Port Hueneme) United States Navy

SS Bluefish
Arrived 1943-8-21 (Brisbane) United States Navy
History
SS Shad
Arrived 1943-8-21 United States Navy
History
ARS Clamp
Completed 1943-8-23 (Napa) United States Navy
History
DD Cowell
Completed 1943-8-23 at San Pedro United States Navy
History
AM Sage
Completed 1943-8-23 (Seattle) United States Navy
History
AK Hyperion
Completed 1943-8-25 (San Diego) United States Navy
History
Fleet Air West Coast
Marc Mitscher
Activated 1943-8-25?
Air Force, Pacific Fleet


V Amphibious Corps
Holland M. Smith
Activated 1943-8-25 (Camp Elliott)
5 Fleet

2 Marine Division
27 Division
DE Stadtfeld
Completed 1943-8-26 (Mare Island) United States Navy
History
449 Fighter Squadron

Arrived 1943-8-26
China-Burma-India
P-38 Lightning
CVE Coral Sea
Completed 1943-8-27 United States Navy
History. Renamed Anzio 1944-9-15 to free the name for a large carrier
433 Troop Carrier Group

Arrived 1943-8-27
54 Troop Carrier Wing

C-47 Skytrain. Arrived with 67 Troop Carrier Squadron.
DE Osterhaus
Arrived 1943-8-28 United States Navy
History
DD Nicholas
Arrived 1943-8-30 United States Navy
History
AM Bond
Completed 1943-8-30 (Portland) United States Navy
History. To Russia, with love, 1945-8-17
SS Bonefish
Arrived 1943-8-30 (Brisbane) United States Navy
History. Sunk by depth charge 1945-6-18 in Toyama Bay
DE McConnell
Arrived 1943-8-31 United States Navy
History
AT Yuma
Completed 1943-8-31 (Portland) United States Navy
History
AG Pollux
Arrived 1943-8-31 United States Navy
History
AKA Virgo
Arrived 1943-8-31 United States Navy
History
CVE Corregidor
Completed 1943-8-31 United States Navy
History
DD Miller
Completed 1943-8-31 at San Francisco United States Navy
History
DD Haggard
Completed 1943-8-31 at Seattle United States Navy
History
CL Birmingham

Arrived 1943-8-31
United States Navy
History
DD Hudson
Arrived 1943-9 United States Navy
History
DD Murray
Arrived 1943-9 United States Navy
History
SS Archerfish
Arrived 1943-9 United States Navy
History
AOG Pasquotank

Arrived 1943-9

United States Navy
History
DE Baron
Arrived 1943-9 United States Navy
History
DD Erben
Arrived 1943-9 United States Navy
History
SS Barb
Arrived 1943-9 United States Navy
History
DD Conner
Arrived 1943-9 United States Navy
History
SS Dace
Arrived 1943-9 United States Navy
History
SS Puffer
Arrived 1943-9 (Brisbane) United States Navy
History
DD Chauncey
Arrived 1943-9 United States Navy
History
DD Charrette
Arrived 1943-9 United States Navy
History
APA Harry Lee

Arrived 1943-9
United States Navy
History
APA Calvert

Arrived 1943-9
United States Navy
History
APA Monrovia

Arrived 1943-9
United States Navy
History
VF-18

Arrived 1943-9
United States Navy

VF-40

Arrived 1943-9
United States Navy

VFN-75

Arrived 1943-9
United States Navy
Equipped with Corsair night fighters
Marine Aircraft Group 31

Arrived 1943-9
2 Marine Aircraft Wing

VMF-311
VMSB-331
VMF-113

Arrived 1943-9
MAG-22


VMSB-133

Arrived 1943-9
3 Marine Aircraft Wing

VMF-216

Arrived 1943-9
2 Marine Aircraft Wing


VMJ-353

Arrived 1943-9
4 Marine Aircraft Wing

90 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1943-9 (Port Hueneme)
United States Navy

Amphibian Group 2
Harry W. Hill
Activate 1943-9
Pacific Fleet


76 Reconnaissance Group

Arrived 1943-9 (Thermal)
2 Air Force

P-39 and other types. Composed of 23,  97, and  102 Tactical Reconnaissance Squadrons. Disbanded 1944-4-15.
339 Fighter-Bomber Group

Arrived 1943-9 (Rice Field)
2 Air Force
P-51 Mustang. Composed of 503, 504, and 505 Fighter-Bomber Squadrons. Withdrawn 1944-3.
DE Wyman
Completed 1943-9-1 (Bremerton) United States Navy
History
DE Seid
Arrived 1943-9-1 United States Navy
History
BB Alabama

Arrived 1943-9-1

United States Navy
History
DD Kidd
Arrived 1943-9-1 United States Navy
History
AO Ashtabula
Arrived 1943-9-1 United States Navy
History
68 Troop Carrier Squadron

Arrived 1943-9-1
433 Troop Carrier Group

C-47 Skytrain
69 Troop Carrier Squadron

Arrived 1943-9-1
433 Troop Carrier Group

C-47 Skytrain
459 Fighter Squadron

Arrived 1943-8-26
80 Fighter Group

P-38 Lightning
DE Roberts
Completed 1943-9-2 (San Pedro) United States Navy
History
AKA Leonard Wood

Arrived 1943-9-2 United States Navy
History
SS Hake
Arrived 1943-9-3 United States Navy
History
DE William C. Miller
Arrived 1943-9-3 United States Navy
History
68 Fighter Wing

Activated 1943-9-3 (Kunming)
14 Air Force

Redesignated 68 Composite Wing 1943-12. Composed of 23 Fighter Group.
DE Martin
Completed 1943-9-4 (Mare Island) United States Navy
History
70 Troop Carrier Squadron

Arrived 1943-9-7
433 Troop Carrier Group

C-47 Skytrain
AM Champion

Completed 1943-9-8 (Alameda) United States Navy
History
PF Long Beach
Completed 1943-9-8 (Wilmington) United States Navy
History. Transferred to Russia 1945-7-12 as Lend-Lease
ARB Phaon
Arrived 1943-9-10 United States Navy
History
DE Sederstrom
Completed 1943-9-11 (Mare Island) United States Navy
History
CVL Cowpens

Arrived 1943-9-11

Carrier Division 12

VF-25
History
SS Rasher
Arrived 1943-9-11 (Brisbane) United States Navy
History
DD Luce
Arrived 1943-9-13 United States Navy
History. Sunk by kamikaze 1945-5-3 off Okinawa
311 Fighter-Bomber Group

Arrived 1943-9-14 (Nawadih)
10 Air Force

A-36 Apache. Composed of 528, 529, and 530 Fighter-Bomber Squadrons.
Patrol Wing 17

Activated 1943-9-15 (Brisbane) 7 Fleet


VB-150

Activated 1943-9-15 (Alameda)
Fleet Air Wing 8

PV-1 Ventura
403 Troop Carrier Group

Arrived 1943-9-15 (Espiritu Santo)
13 Air Force

C-47 Skytrain. Composed of 63, 64, 65, and 66 Troop Carrier Squadrons.
DE Lovering
Arrived 1943-9-17 United States Navy
History
DD Kimberly
Arrived 1943-9-17 United States Navy
History
DE Fleming
Completed 1943-9-18 (Mare Island) United States Navy
History
DD Owen
Completed 1943-9-20 at San Francisco United States Navy
History
DD Sigourney
Arrived 1943-9-21 United States Navy
History
DD Izard
Arrived 1943-9-22 United States Navy
History
819 Bombardment Squadron

Arrived 1943-9-22
Pacific Ocean Areas

B-24 Liberator
ARS Gear
Completed 1943-9-24 (Napa) United States Navy
History
ATF Molala

Completed 1943-9-29 (Alameda)     United States Navy
History
DD Hailey
Completed 1943-9-30 at Seattle United States Navy
History
DD Hopewell
Completed 1943-9-30 at San Pedro United States Navy
History
DD The Sullivans
Completed 1943-9-30 at San Francisco United States Navy
History
AS Orion
Completed 1943-9-30 (Oakland) United States Navy
History
APA Alpine

Completed 1943-9-30 (San Francisco) United States Navy
History
VP-53

Arrived 1943-9-30 (San Diego)
Fleet Air Wing 2
PBY Catalina
DD Abbot
Arrived 1943-10 United States Navy
History
DD Black
Arrived 1943-10 United States Navy
History
DD Caperton
Arrived 1943-10 United States Navy
History
DD Cotten
Arrived 1943-10 United States Navy
History
AKA Callaway
Arrived 1943-10 United States Navy
History
CA Baltimore
Arrived 1943-10 Cruiser Division 10

History
DE Elden
Arrived 1943-10 United States Navy
History
SS Capelin
Arrived 1943-10 (Brisbane) United States Navy
History. Disappeared 1943-12-2 off Makassar
SS Angler
Arrived 1943-10 United States Navy
History
AGC Appalachian
Arrived 1943-10 United States Navy
History
DE Dionne
Arrived 1943-10 United States Navy
History
SS Haddo
Arrived 1943-10 United States Navy
History
SS Aspro
Arrived 1943-10 United States Navy
History
SS Apogon
Arrived 1943-10 United States Navy
History
DE Cloues
Arrived 1943-10 United States Navy
History
DE Cabana
Arrived 1943-10 United States Navy
History
AKA Aquarius
Arrived 1943-10 United States Navy
History
AM Adopt
Arrived 1943-10 United States Navy
History. To Russia 1945-7-19
APA Sumter
Arrived 1943-10
Pacific Ocean Areas


VF-35

Arrived 1943-10
United States Navy

VF-60

Arrived 1943-10
United States Navy

VMF-114

Arrived 1943-10
MAG-11


VMTB-134

Arrived 1943-10
MAG-14


VMF-225

Arrived 1943-10
MAG-11


VMSB-341

Arrived 1943-10
2 Marine Aircraft Wing


VMF-422

Arrived 1943-10
MAG-22

98 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1943-10 (Port Hueneme)
United States Navy

99 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1943-10 (Port Hueneme) United States Navy

100 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1943-10 (Port Hueneme) United States Navy

103 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1943-10 (Port Hueneme) United States Navy

Amphibian Group 4
Richard L. Connoly
Activated 1943-10
Pacific Fleet


7 Advance Naval Base Unit

Arrived <1943-10
United States Navy

Task Force 38
Sherman, Frederic C.
Activated 1943-10

Pacific Fleet
DE Sanders
Completed 1943-10-1 (Bremerton) United States Navy
History
PF Glendale
Completed 1943-10-1 (Wilmington) United States Navy
History. Transferred to Russia 1945-7-12 as Lend-Lease
1 Provisional Tank Battalion

Activated 1943-10-1 (Ramgarh)
China-Burma-India

Chinese troops with American officers
2 Provisional Tank Battalion

Activated 1943-10-1 (Ramgarh)
China-Burma-India

Chinese troops with American officers
3 Provisional Tank Battalion

Activated 1943-10-1 (Ramgarh)
China-Burma-India

Chinese troops with American officers
4 Provisional Tank Battalion

Activated 1943-10-1 (Ramgarh)
China-Burma-India

Chinese troops with American officers
5 Provisional Tank Battalion

Activated 1943-10-1 (Ramgarh)
China-Burma-India

Chinese troops with American officers
6 Provisional Tank Battalion

Activated 1943-10-1 (Ramgarh)
China-Burma-India

Chinese troops with American officers
VB-115

Activated 1943-10-1 (San Diego)
Fleet Air Wing 14

PB4Y-1 Privateer
489 Bombardment Group

Activated 1943-10-1 (Wendover Field)
2 Air Force
B-24 Liberator. Composed of 844, 845, 846, and 847 Bombardment Squadrons. Withdrawn 1944-2-3.
490 Bombardment Group

Activated 1943-10-1 (Salt Lake City)
2 Air Force
B-24 Liberator. Composed of 848, 849, 850, and 851 Bombardment Squadrons. Withdrawn 1944-4.
SS Cod
Arrived 1943-10-2 (Brisbane) United States Navy
History
DD Hale
Arrived 1943-10-2 United States Navy
History
AP General G.A.Squier
Completed 1943-10-2 (Richmond) United States Navy
History
CVE Manila Bay
Completed 1943-10-5 United States Navy
History
13 Antiaircraft Artillery Group
Arrived 1943-10-6 (Panama) South Pacific Force

Participated in the northern Solomons, Bismarcks, and southern Philippines campaigns
14 Antiaircraft Artillery Group
Arrived 1943-10-8 (Panama) South Pacific Force
Participated in the northern Solomons, Bismarcks, and southern Philippines campaigns
AT Zuni
Completed 1943-10-9 (Portland) United States Navy
History
CM Terror

Arrived 1943-10-10
Pacific Fleet

History
5307 Composite Unit
Arrived 1943-10-10 (Deogarh) China-Burma-India
GALAHAD or "Merrill's Marauders"
6 Reconnaissance Group

Arrived 1943-10-10
5 Air Force

F-5, F-7. Initially composed of 8 and 20 Reconnaissance Squadron
DE Tisdale
Completed 1943-10-11 (Mare Island) United States Navy
History
SS Crevalle
Arrived 1943-10-11 (Brisbane) United States Navy
History
3 Army Defense Battalion
Arrived 1943-10-11 (Hawaii) Hawaiian Department
Joined assault on Kwajalein
4 Army Defense Battalion
Arrived 1943-10-11 (Hawaii) Hawaiian Department
Joined assault on Kwajalein
AM Zeal
Arrived 1943-10-12 United States Navy
History
AM Chief
Completed 1943-10-12 (Alameda) United States Navy
History
10 Antiaircraft Artillery Group
Arrived 1943-10-13 (Panama) 5 Air Force

Participated in the Bismarcks, New Guinea, Leyte, Luzon, and Okinawa campaigns
CVE Natoma Bay
Completed 1943-10-14 United States Navy
History
AP General John Pope
Arrived 1943-10-14 United States Navy
History
SS Tang
Completed 1943-10-15 (Mare Island) United States Navy
History. Sunk by own circling torpedo 1944-10-24  in Formosa Strait
APA Bolivar
Arrived 1943-10-15 United States Navy
History
109 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1943-10-15 (Port Hueneme) United States Navy

479 Fighter Group


Activated 1943-10-15 (Glendale)
4 Air Force
P-38 Lightning. Composed of 434, 435, and 436 Fighter Squadrons. Withdrawn 1944-4-12.
SS Raton
Arrived 1943-10-16 (Brisbane) United States Navy
History
APA DuPage
Arrived 1943-10-17 United States Navy
History
DE Brackett
Completed 1943-10-18 (Bremerton) United States Navy
History
DE Eisele
Completed 1943-10-18 (Mare Island) United States Navy
History
AN Lancewood

Completed 1943-10-18 (Stockton)      United States Navy
History
AK Grumium
Completed 1943-10-20 (Seattle) United States Navy
History
773 Amphibian Tractor Battalion

Arrived 1943-10-20 (Fort Ord) United States Army

392 Bombardment Squadron

Arrived 1943-10-20
Pacific Ocean Areas
B-24 Liberator
396 Bombardment Squadron

Arrived 1943-10-20
Pacific Ocean Areas
B-25 Mitchell
820 Bombardment Squadron

Arrived 1943-10-20
Pacific Ocean Areas

B-25 Mitchell
CVL Monterey

Arrived 1943-10-21   

Carrier Division 3

VF-30
History
DD Stembel
Arrived 1943-10-21 United States Navy
History
DD Stephen Potter
Completed 1943-10-21 at San Francisco       United States Navy
History
102 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1943-10-21 (Port Hueneme) United States Navy

DE Canfield
Arrived 1943-10-22 United States Navy
History
DE Foreman
Completed 1943-10-22 (San Francisco) United States Navy
History
AK Caelum
Completed 1943-10-22 (Wilmington)     
United States Navy
History
SS Redfin
Arrived 1943-10-22 United States Navy
History
APA Wayne
Arrived 1943-10-22
Pacific Ocean Areas

DE Fair
Completed 1943-10-23 (Mare Island) United States Navy
History
CVE Midway
Completed 1943-10-23       United States Navy
History. Renamed St.Lo 1943-9-15 to free the name for a large carrier
PF San Pedro
Completed 1943-10-23 (Wilmington)     
United States Navy
History. Transferred to Russia 1945-7-12 as Lend-Lease
ARS Anchor

Completed 1943-10-23 (Stockton)       United States Navy
History
110 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1943-10-23 (Port Hueneme) United States Navy
Attached to Acorn 22
AK Alioth
Completed 1943-10-25 (Richmond) United States Navy

AK Leonis
Completed 1943-10-25 (Portland) United States Navy
History
AK Megrez
Completed 1943-10-26 (Wilmington) United States Navy
History
DD Johnston
Completed 1943-10-27 (Seattle)
United States Navy
History. Sunk by gunfire 1944-10-25 off Samar
534 Amphibian Tractor Battalion

Arrived 1943-10-27 (Fort Ord) United States Army

708 Amphibian Tractor Battalion

Arrived 1943-10-27 (Fort Ord) United States Army

715 Amphibian Tractor Battalion

Arrived 1943-10-27 (Fort Ord) United States Army

168 Field Artillery Battalion
Arrived 1943-10-27 (Camp Stoneman) 6 Army

155mm howitzers
AK Alkes
Completed 1943-10-28 (Richmond) United States Navy
History
AO Escambia

Completed 1943-10-28 (Sausalito)

United States Navy
History
372 Fighter Group

Activated 1943-10-28 (Hamilton Field)
4 Air Force
P-39 Airacobra. Composed of 407, 408, and 409 Fighter Squadrons. Withdrawn 1944-3-29.
AK Azimech
Completed 1943-10-29 (Richmond) United States Navy
History
AK Giansar
Completed 1943-10-29 (Portland) United States Navy
History
AK Rutilicus
Completed 1943-10-30 (San Diego) United States Navy
History
AM Buoyant
Completed 1943-10-30 (Portland) United States Navy
History
DE Bangust
Completed 1943-10-30 (San Pedro) United States Navy
History
SS Ray
Arrived 1943-10-30 (Brisbane) United States Navy
History
DD Porterfield
Completed 1943-10-30 at San Pedro United States Navy
History
ATF Munsee

Completed 1943-10-30 (Alameda)   
United States Navy
History
AR Ajax

Completed 1943-10-30 (Los Angeles)
United States Navy
History
AM Candid
Completed 1943-10-31 (Portland)       United States Navy
History. To Russia 1945-8-17
AF Pastores

Arrived 1943-11

United States Navy
History
SS Robalo
Arrived 1943-11 United States Navy
History. Mined 1944-7-26 east of Luzon
SS Darter
Arrived 1943-11 United States Navy
History. Run aground 1944-10-25 in the Philippines
DE Deede
Arrived 1943-11 United States Navy
History
AO Cacapon
Arrived 1943-11 United States Navy
History
AS Prairie
Arrived 1943-11 United States Navy
History
DD Daly
Arrived 1943-11 United States Navy
History
DD Albert W. Grant
Arrived 1943-11 United States Navy
History
DD Cogswell
Arrived 1943-11 United States Navy
History
DD Clarence K. Bronson
Arrived 1943-11 United States Navy
History
DD Charles J. Badger
Arrived 1943-11 United States Navy
History
APD Dickerson

Arrived 1943-11
7 Fleet

History
DMS Wickes

Arrived 1943-11
United States Navy
History
VF-37

Arrived 1943-11
United States Navy

VMF-321

Arrived 1943-11
MAG-12


VMD-254

Activated 1943-11
1 Marine Aircraft Wing

Photoreconnaissance Liberators
Carrier Division 24
Henry M. Mullinnix
Activated 1943-11
Pacific Fleet

Liscombe Bay, Coral Sea, Corregidor, Manila Bay
DD Walker
Arrived 1943-11-1 United States Navy
History
DE Reynolds
Completed 1943-11-1 (Bremerton) United States Navy
History
AK Lesuth
Completed 1943-11-1 (Wilmington) United States Navy
History
473 Fighter Group

Activatd 1943-11-1 (Glendale)
4 Air Force
P-38 Lightning. Used for operational training. Composed of 482, 483, 484, and 485 Fighter Squadrons. Disbanded 1944-3-31.
191 Field Artillery Group

Arrived 1943-11-2 (Camp Stoneman) 6 Army

Motorized. Participated in the New Guinea and Luzon campaigns.
418 Fighter Squadron

Arrived 1943-11-2
Southwest Pacific Area
P-38 Lightning
111 Regiment
Arrived 1943-11-3 (Camp Stoneman) Pacific Ocean Areas
Pennsylvania National Guard. Participated in the Marshalls campaign.
DD Sproston
Arrived 1943-11-4 United States Navy
History
DE Coolbaugh
Arrived 1943-11-4 United States Navy
History
APA Warren
Arrived 1943-11-5
Pacific Ocean Areas

PF Tacoma
Completed 1943-11-6 (Richmond) United States Navy
History
17 Reconnaissance Squadron

Arrived 1943-11-6
4 Reconnaissance Group

B-25 Mitchell
82 Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron

Arrived 1943-11-6
Southwest Pacific Area

P-39 Airacobra
DE O’Neill
Arrived 1943-11-7 United States Navy
History
101 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1943-11-7 (Port Hueneme)
United States Navy

DE Manlove
Completed 1943-11-8 (Mare Island) United States Navy
History
AGC Blue Ridge
Arrived 1943-11-8 United States Navy
History
AK De Grasse
Completed 1943-11-8 (Portland) United States Navy
History
486 Bombardment Group

Arrived 1943-11-9 (Davis-Monthan Field)
4 Air Force
B-24 Liberator. Composed of 832, 833, 834, and 835 Bombardment Squadrons. Withdrawn 1944-3.
AK Livingston
Completed 1943-11-10 (Wilmington) United States Navy
History
AP Prince Georges

completed 1943-11-10 (Richmond) United States Navy
History
AM Competent

completed 1943-11-10 (Alameda) United States Navy
History
107 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1943-11-10 (Port Hueneme) United States Navy

85 Fighter Wing

Activated 1943-11-10 (Hamilton Field)
5 Air Force
Initially a bare headquarters.
AK Kenmore
Completed 1943-11-14 (Wilmington) United States Navy
History
DE Harmon

Arrived 1944-3-14
3 Fleet

History
DD Wickes
Arrived 1943-11-15 United States Navy
History
CVE White Plains
Completed 1943-11-15 United States Navy
History
DD Downes
Arrived 1943-11-15 (Mare Island) United States Navy
History
1054 Engineer Port Construction and Repair Group

Arrived 1943-11-15 (Camp Stoneman)
6 Army
Participated in the New Guinea, Leyte, and Luzon campaigns.
100 Bombardment Squadron

Arrived 1943-11-15
South Pacific Force

B-25 Mitchell
419 Fighter Squadron

Arrived 1943-11-15
South Pacific Force
P-38 Lightning
AGP Oyster Bay

Completed 1943-11-18 (Houghton) 7 Fleet

History
DE Mitchell
Completed 1943-11-17 (Bremerton) United States Navy
History
DD Laws
Completed 1943-11-18 at Seattle United States Navy
History
IX Armadillo

Completed 1943-11-18 (San Pedro)     United States Navy
History
DE Whitehurst
Completed 1943-11-19 (San Francisco) United States Navy
History
25 Liaison Squadron

Arrived 1943-11-19
5 Air Force
L-5
25 Photographic Reconnaissance Squadron

Arrived 1943-11-19
6 Photographic Reconnaissance Group

F-5
26 Photographic Reconnaissance Squadron

Arrived 1943-11-19
6 Photographic Reconnaissance Group

A-29 Hudson
XX Bomber Command
Kenneth B. Wolfe
Activated 1943-11-19
Army Air Forces
B-29 Superfortress. Initially a bare headquarters.
58 Fighter Group

Arrived 1943-11-19
5 Air Force
P-47 Thunderbolt. Composed of 69, 310, and 311 Fighter Squadrons.
CVL Cabot

Arrived 1943-11-20      

Carrier Division 3

VF-31
History
IX Beagle

Completed 1943-11-20 (San Pedro)     United States Navy
History
CVE Solomons
Completed 1943-11-21 United States Navy
History
DD Isherwood
Arrived 1943-11-22 United States Navy
History
IX Camel

Completed 1943-11-22 (San Pedro)     United States Navy
History
AK Arided
Completed 1943-11-23 (Richmond) United States Navy
History
AK Rotanin
Completed 1943-11-23 (Wilmington) United States Navy
History
DMS Hogan

Arrived 1943-11-23
United States Navy
History
DMS Palmer

Arrived 1943-11-23?
United States Navy
History
20 Photographic Mapping Squadron

Arrived 1943-11-23
4 Photographic Group

PF Belfast
Completed 1943-11-24 (Wilmington) United States Navy
History. Transferred to Russia 1945-7-12 as Lend-Lease
DD Young
Arrived 1943-11-24 United States Navy
History
DD Tingey
Completed 1943-11-25 at San Francisco United States Navy
History
IX Caribou

Completed 1943-11-25 (San Pedro)     United States Navy
History
IX Elk

Completed 1943-11-26 (San Pedro)     United States Navy
History
AK Alnitah
Completed 1943-11-27 (Richmond) United States Navy
History
DD Healy
Arrived 1943-11-27 United States Navy
History
DD Callaghan
Completed 1943-11-27 at San Pedro United States Navy
History. Sunk by kamikaze 1945-7.28 off Okinawa
CVE Kalinin Bay
Completed 1943-11-27 United States Navy
History
DD Hickox
Arrived 1943-11-28 United States Navy
History
IX Gazelle

Completed 1943-11-29 (San Pedro)     United States Navy
History
DE Waterman
Completed 1943-11-30 (San Pedro) United States Navy
History
AO Chikaskia
Arrived 1943-12 United States Navy
History
DD Colahan
Arrived 1943-12 United States Navy
History
SS Bang
Arrived 1943-12 United States Navy
History
SS Burrfish
Arrived 1943-12 United States Navy

AO Caliente
Arrived 1943-12 United States Navy
History
DD Dortch
Arrived 1943-12 United States Navy
History
APA Cambria
Arrived 1943-12 United States Navy
History
AKA Centaurus
Arrived 1943-12 United States Navy
History
SS Flier
Arrived 1943-12 United States Navy
History. Mined 1944-8-13 north of the Phillipines
SS Flasher
Arrived 1943-12 United States Navy
History
APA Windsor   

Arrived 1943-12 South Pacific Force

APA Leedstown

Arrived 1943-12 South Pacific Force

APA Charles Carroll

Arrived 1943-12
United States Navy
History
CL Biloxi

Arrived 1943-12
United States Navy
History
VFN-101

Arrived 1943-12
United States Navy

VMF-217

Arrived 1943-12
MAG-11


VMF-218

Arrived 1943-12
1 Marine Aircraft Wing


VMSB-245

Arrived 1943-12
MAG-23


VMF(N)-532

Arrived 1943-12
MAG-31

94 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1943-12
United States Navy

104 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1943-12 United States Navy

105 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1943-12 (Port Hueneme)
United States Navy

115 Naval Construction Battalion
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Arrived 1943-12
United States Navy

128 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1943-12
United States Navy
Pontoon battalion
Battleship Division 9
Edward W. Hanson
Activated 1943-12
Pacific Fleet

South Dakota, Alabama
DD Twining
Completed 1943-12-1 at San Francisco United States Navy
History
PF El Paso
Completed 1943-12-1 (Wilmington) United States Navy
History. Converted to weather ship 1945-5
CA Boston
Arrived 1943-12-1 Cruiser Division 10

History
AN Papaya

Completed 1943-12-1 (Stockton)   United States Navy
History
1192 Engineer Base Depot Group

Arrived 1943-12-1 (New Caledonia)
South Pacific Force


VB-116

Activated 1943-12-1 (Camp Kearny)
Fleet Air Wing 14

PB4Y-1 Liberator
Aircraft, Central Pacific Area
Hoover, John H.
Activated 1943-12-1
Central Pacific Area


478 Fighter Group

Activated 1943-12-1 (Hamilton Field)
4 Air Force
P-39 Airacobra. Used for replacement training. Composed of 544, 545, and 546 Fighter Squadrons. Disbanded 1944-3-31.
494 Bombardment Group

Activated 1943-12-1 (Wendover Field)
2 Air Force
B-24 Liberator. Composed of 864, 865, 866,and 867 Bombardment Squadrons.
86 Fighter Wing

Activated 1943-12-1 (Hamilton Field) 5 Air Force
Initially a bare headquarters.
AN Ailanthus

Completed 1943-12-2 (Stockton)   United States Navy
History
AOG Mettawee

Arrived 1943-12-3

United States Navy
History
DE Austin
Completed 1943-12-3 (Mare Island) United States Navy
History
IX Gemsbok

Completed 1943-12-3 (San Pedro)     United States Navy
History
AO Kennebago

Completed 1943-12-4 (Sausalito)

United States Navy
History
AM Salute
Completed 1943-12-4 (Seattle) United States Navy
History. Mined 1945-6-7 at Brunei Bay
DMS Stansbury

Arrived 1943-12-4
United States Navy
History
DD Knapp
Arrived 1943-12-5 United States Navy
History
AM Capable
Completed 1943-12-5 (Portland) United States Navy
History. To Russia 1945-8-16
110 Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron

Arrived 1943-12-5
Southwest Pacific Area
B-25 Mitchell
APA Fayette
Arrived 1943-12-6 United States Navy
History
DD Ingersoll
Arrived 1943-12-6 United States Navy
History
ARG Luzon

Arrived 1943-12-6
United States Navy
History
DE Greenwood

Arrived 1943-12-6
United States Navy
History
DMS Hamilton

Arrived 1943-12-8
United States Navy
History
CVE Fanshaw Bay
Completed 1943-12-9 United States Navy
History
DD Hunt
Arrived 1943-12-9 United States Navy
History
CV Intrepid
Arrived 1943-12-10 United States Navy
VF-6
History
DE England
Completed 1943-12-10 (San Francisco) United States Navy
History
Amphibian Group 1
William H.P. Blandy
Activated 1943-12-10
Pacific Fleet


ARS Snatch
Completed 1943-12-11 (Napa) United States Navy
History
DD William D. Porter
Arrived 1943-12-12 United States Navy
History. Sunk by kamikaze 1945-6-10 off Okinawa
AGC Rocky Mount
Arrived 1943-12-12 United States Navy
History
70 Antiaircraft Artillery Brigade
Arrived 1943-12-12 (Hawaii) Hawaiian Department

IX Giraffe

Completed 1943-12-12 (San Pedro)     United States Navy
History
DD Remey
Arrived 1943-12-13 United States Navy
History
AM Captivate
Completed 1943-12-13 (Portland) United States Navy
History. To Russia 1945-8-16
IX Ibex

Completed 1943-12-13 (San Pedro)     United States Navy
History
DD Gatling
Arrived 1943-12-14 United States Navy
History
DD Haraden
Arrived 1943-12-14 United States Navy
History
DD Lewis Hancock
Arrived 1943-12-14 United States Navy
History
DD Longshaw
Completed 1943-12-14 at Seattle United States Navy
History. Sunk by kamikaze 1945-5-18 off Okinawa
DD Picking
Arrived 1943-12-14 United States Navy
History
CVL Langley
Arrived 1943-12-14 Carrier Division 12

VF-32
History
CVE Kitkun Bay
Completed 1943-12-15 United States Navy
History
IX Jaguar

Completed 1943-12-15 (San Pedro)     United States Navy
History
ARS Grapple
Completed 1943-12-16 (Napa) United States Navy
History
112 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1943-12-16 (Port Hueneme) United States Navy

DD Newcomb
Arrived 1943-12-17 United States Navy
History
PF Van Buren
Completed 1943-12-17 (Wilmington) United States Navy
History. Converted to weather ship 1945-7-2
APA Custer
Arrived 1943-12-18 United States Navy
History
DD Morrison
Completed 1943-12-18 at Seattle United States Navy
History. Sunk by kamikaze 1945-5-3 off Okinawa
DE Loeser
Arrived 1943-12-18 United States Navy
History
DE Manning
Arrived 1943-12-20 United States Navy
History
PF Ogden
Completed 1943-12-20 (San Diego) United States Navy
History. Transferred to Russia 1945-7-12 as Lend-Lease
PF Albuquerque
Completed 1943-12-20 (Richmond) United States Navy
History
CVE Tulagi
Completed 1943-12-21 United States Navy
History
APA Clay
Completed 1943-12-21 (San Francisco) United States Navy
History
DD Stephen Potter

Completed 1943-12-21 (San Francisco) United States Navy
History
AM Monadnock

Arrived 1943-12-21
United States Navy
History
AVP Onslow
Completed 1943-12-22 United States Navy
History
VB-146

Activated 1943-12-22 (Alameda)
United States Navy
PV-1 Ventura
3 Engineer Special Brigade
David A.D. Ogden
Arrived 1943-12-22 (Camp Stoneman) 6 Army
Participated in New Guinea campaign
67 Naval Construction Battalion

Arrived 1943-12-22 (Port Hueneme)
United States completed 1944-1-10 (Alameda)Navy

1113 Engineer Construction Group

Arrived 1943-12-25 (Camp Stoneman)
6 Army
Participated in the New Guinea, Leyte, and Luzon campaigns
AE Mauna Loa

Arrived 1943-12-26
United States Navy
History
Alamo Scouts

Activated 1943-12-27 (New Guinea)
6 Army

First of ten teams begins training at Fergusson Island near Goodenough Island.
1112 Engineer Construction Group

Arrived 1943-12-27 (Camp Stoneman)
6 Army
Participated in the New Guinea, Leyte, and Luzon campaigns
SS Tilefish
Completed 1943-12-28 (Mare Island)     
United States Navy
History
DD Halligan
Arrived 1943-12-28 United States Navy
History. Mined 1945-3-26 off Okinawa
ARS Protector
Completed 1943-12-28 (Stockton) United States Navy
History
CVE Gambier Bay
Completed 1943-12-28 United States Navy
History
VP-202

Arrived 1943-12-28 (San Diego)
Fleet Air Wing 2

PPB-3D Mariner
DE Witter
Completed 1943-12-29 (San Francisco)     
United States Navy
History
SS Sand Lance
Arrived 1943-12-30 United States Navy
History
DD Cassin Young
Completed 1943-12-31 at San Pedro United States Navy
History
AM Spear
Completed 1943-12-31 (Seattle) United States Navy
History
DE Spangler
Arrived 1943-12-31 United States Navy
History
AVP Unimak
Completed 1943-12-31 (Seattle) United States Navy
History
DE Weaver
Completed 1943-12-31 (San Pedro) United States Navy
History
364 Regiment
Arrived 1943-12-31 (Fort Lawton) Alaska Defense Command

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