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Nov 19, 1921

The USS West Virginia was christened

Dec 01, 1923

The USS West Virginia joined the fleet

Dec 07, 1941

The USS West Virginia was severely damaged as one of the six battleships at Pearl Harbor

Other events that happened on or around December 07, 1941

1944

The USS West Virginia returned to sea after being rebuilt from the Pearl Harbor attack

Other events that happened on or around 1944

Aug 14, 1945

Japan surrendered to the Allies, effectively ending World War II

Aug 31, 1945

The USS West Virginia led American battleships into Tokyo Bay

Other events that happened on or around August 31, 1945

Sep 02, 1945

The USS West Virginia was in Tokyo Bay for the surrender ceremony

1947

The USS West Virginia was decommissioned

Mar 01, 1959

The USS West Virginia was struck from the Navy inactive reserve list

Aug 24, 1959

The USS West Virginia was sold for scrap

Oct 14, 1989

The submarine USS West Virginia was launched at Groton, Connecticut

Oct 20, 1990

The submarine USS West Virginia was commissioned


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