TASK FORCE SEVENTY FOUR
SEVENTH FLEET, US NAVY
IN AUSTRALIA DURING WWII

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On 1 April 1943 Task Force Seventy Four (Task Force 74) comprised:-

TASK FORCE SEVENTY FOUR

HMAS Australia
HMAS Hobart
(CL46) USS Phoenix

Destroyer Squadron Four

(DD357) USS Selfridge - Squadron Flagship

Destroyer Division Seven

(DD391) USS Henley
(DD386) USS Bagley
(DD388) USS Helm

Destroyer Division Eight

(DD389) USS Mugford
(DD392) USS Patterson
(DD390) USS Ralph Talbot

 

Rear Admiral V.A.C. Crutchley, R.N. was the Commander of Task Force Seventy Four in April 1943.

 

REFERENCE BOOKS

War Diary, Commander Seventh Fleet from 1 April 1943 to 30 April 1943

 

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This page first produced 17 February 2016

This page last updated 17 February 2016