U.S. 12 Naval District

Like other naval powers, the United States established naval districts as regional recruiting and fleet support organizations.  The 12 Naval District was responsible for naval facilities along the northern California coast.

Administrative order of battle, 7 December 1941:

12 Naval District (Greenslade; at San Francisco)      
  Local Defense Force

    AMc Hornsbill

AMc Waxbill

AMc Chatterer

AMc Grosbeek

AMc Rhea

AMc Killdeer

Alameda Naval Air Station

9 PBY Catalina

2 J2F Duck

7 SOC Seagull

Destroyer Division 83

DD King

DD Lawrence En route from Panama?


Morison (1948) (accessed 2002; now defunct)

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