Events occurring on Thursday, July 23, 1936  
  Ships Commissioned  
  A ship's commissioning was when the ship was handed over, post fittings and trials, to the end user which, in this case, was a combatant navy.  
  The destroyer USS Tucker (DD 374) was commissioned. Her first commander was Lt. Commander George T. Howard.  
  The Soviet submarine ShCh-401 was commissioned.  
  The Soviet submarine P-1 was commissioned.  
  The Soviet submarine P-2 was commissioned.  
  July 1936 Calendar  
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