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December 3, 1941
Today in World War II Pacific History
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Wednesday, 3 December 1941

RAN: Launched is Bathurst class corvette HMAS Pirie (J189) from Broken Hill Propriety Shipyard at Whyalla.

IJN: Desron 6 including Yayoi arrives at Kwajalein. Nissan Kisen K. K. passenger and cargo vessel Hitati Maru is converted for use as an ammunition vessel by Mitsubishi Jukogyo K. K. (Mitsubishi Heavy Industries) at Kobe.

USN: During anti-aircraft gunnery practice, USS Bagley (DD-386) the starboard bilge keel tore loose and needs repairs at Pearl Harbor.

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