Flag Allowance Orders

Flag Allowance Orders

FLAG ALLOWANCE ORDERS.

Subject: Flag Allowance General Quarters and Dispersion Bill.

1. When general quarters or torpedo defense quarters are sounded for other thean drill, or test purposes or morning and evening alert, men of the THIRD Fleet Flag allowance will proceed to the stations assigned them as follows:

(a) Flag Plot

Carr, Y 2/c.Merlar, CY.

Dial, Rdm 2/c.

Scarpa, Rdm 2/c.

Weber, MoMM 1/c.

Stoneham, QM 2/c.

RN ib watch remain at stations.

(b) Flag Bridge

Suiter, CY.

(c) Signal Bridge

SM on watch remain at stations. read more

Staff and Flag Allowance Damage Control and Fire Bill

staff and flag allowance

This document is a memorandum from the USS Missouri during the Japanese Surrender 23 May 1945 and states:

 

United States Pacific Fleet

Third Fleet

23 May 1945

STAFF MEMORANDUM:

Subject:                          Staff and Flag Allowance Damage Control and Fire Bill

1.             In the event of damage or fire occuring in the vicinity of Staff personnel, report will immediately be made to Damage Control Central, Telephone 880 or 889.  Thereafter, STAFF OFFICERS will initiate appropriate emergency measures or assist ship personnel until arrival of Ship Repair or Fire Fighting Personnel who will then take charge. Staff Officers shall assist insofar as such assistance does not interfere with principle staff duties. read more

Procedure of Assembling on Veranda Deck for Actual Ceremony

USS Missouri Japan Surrender Ceremony Procedure on Veranda Deck

Procedure of Assembling on Veranda Deck for Actual Ceremony

The following document details how the Japanese Surrender Ceremony was scheduled. 

8:30                         Officers in groups A, B, and C other than signatories will take places as set forth in annex able as indicated and thereafter in order of seniority as practicable.

8:45                         (Same as above) read more

Order of Dignitaries

Order of Dignitaries on USS Missouri Japanese Surrender

Order of Dignitaries During Peace Treaty Signing

(Referenced on Wikipedia, Surender Ceremony)

This document part of my World War 2 Surrender documents which contains the Order of Dignitaries during the Peace Treaty signing on board the USS Missouri during the Japanese Surrender on September 2, 1945. 

The following dignitaries attended the Japanese Surrender Ceremonies on board the USS Missouri:

1.) United States

                          Col. Q.S. Lander (SCAP Liason) read more

Original Copy of Surrender Ceremony Documents on USS Missouri

Surrender Ceremony Held on USS Missouri

Original Surrender Ceremony Documents Copy for Japan Surrender Ceremony on USS Missouri

The following documents show the planning that went into the Japanese Surrender Ceremony on board the USS Missouri on September 2, 1945. 

Group "A" –ARMY

Seating Arrangement for Japan Surrender on USS Missouri

Group "B" –Navy

ARMY Seating Arrangement for Japan Surrender on USS Missouri

 

Group "C" –ALLIED REPRESENTATIVES

The famous pictures of General MacArthur up at the podium speaking prior to the signing of the Peace

Treaty ending World War II with the Japanese were planned from the following documents: read more