SEVENTH FLEET, US NAVY
IN AUSTRALIA DURING WW2
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The US Navy's Seventh Fleet was attached to South West Pacific area during WW2 under the overall command of General Douglas MacArthur.
The prime function of the Service Force was to service forces afloat and furnish them will all the vital supplies and materials to maintain maximum fighting Strength.
In May 1944, Commander of the Service Force, of the Seventh Fleet, US Navy was Commodore R.G. Coman. His Deputy Commander was Captain T. DeW Carr. The Headquarters ComSerFor, 7th Fleet, US Navy was located at Camp Victoria Park.
On 15 September 1944, the Motor Pool allocated to the Commander Service Force, Seventh Fleet comprised:-
1 Command Car
6 Weapons Carriers
The Motor Pool comprised 2 Officers and 91 Enlisted men.
© Peter Dunn 2003
This page first produced 30 September 2003
This page last updated 19 January 2004