NINTH SPECIAL SEABEES BATTALION
On Sept. 30, A Company left the 'Canal and arrived at the Russell Islands Oct. 1.
B Company embarked Oct. 2 for Tulagi and reached there the
next day. D Company left Guadalcanal Oct.
On Nov. 20, A Company left the Russells and joined D Company at Sasavele.
C Company embarked from Guadalcanal Jan. 17, 1944, arriving at Bougainville Jan. 19.
Green Island was the next stop for C Company on March 6. Headquarters Company was equally divided among the traveling detachments.
From Dec.1944 to Feb. 1945, stevedore gangs of the Ninth
were sent on temporary duty orders to
Three companies were regrouped in the Russells Feb. 27,
1945. All companies were awaiting inactivation at the war's end.