Matsumura Kanji
Rank Class/Year Place of Birth Fate Date of Birth Notes
V.Adm. 50/1922 Yamaguchi KIA 03/10/1944 05/11/1899

CO:RO-65=28/02/1935-20/03/1937;
CO:RO-66=31/07/1937-01/12/1937;
CO:I-61=01/12/1937-15/11/1938;
CO:I-21=31/10/1941-16/03/1943;

12/09/1944-18/11/1944=CO:Sub.Div.24; +(I-177)

01/12/1927=Lt.
15/11/1935=Lt.Cdr.
15/11/1940=Cdr.
01/05/1944=Cpt.
18/11/1944=V.Adm(PH)


Sorties Ships Attacked

[I-21]
19/11/1941Yokosuka-22/11/1941Hitokappu Bay=Transit;
26/11/1941Hitokappu Bay-11/01/1942Kwajalein=n.Hawaii-US.w.Coast,PointArguello,Cal;
23/01/1942Kwajalein-01/02/1942Yokosuka=Transit;
15/04/1942Kure-25/04/1942Truk=e.Bonin Is;
27/04/1942Truk-25/06/1942Kwajalein=Noumea-Fiji-NewZealand-Aust.e.Coast,Sydney;
e/07/1942Kwajalein-12/07/1942Yokosuka=Transit(Repairs);
23/08/1942Japan-08/10/1942Truk=Solomons-Espirito Santo-se.SanCristobal(Repairs);
m/10/1942Truk- e/12/1942Truk=Solomons,IndispensableReef-Noumea;
21/12/1942Truk- m/12/1942Shortland=Transit;
24/12/1942Shortland- l/12/1942Rabaul=Guadalcanal(20men;Supply+Rescued44Men);
07/01/1943Rabaul-23/02/1942Truk=Aust.e.Coast,Sydney-Brisbane;
l/02/1943Truk-03/03/1943Yokosuka=Transit(Repairs);

Sorties=7;

[I-21]
23/12/1941sunk.US.MS.Montebello;8272t;w.coastUS; 35*30'N;121*15'W;
23/12/1941dam.US.MS.Idaho;6418t;w.coastUS; 35*N;121*W;
05/05/1942sunk.US.MS.JohnAdams;7180t;Noumea; 22*30'S;164*35'E;
07/05/1942sunk.Gr.MS.Chloe;4641t;Noumea; 22*59'S;166*29'E;
12/06/1942sunk.Pa.MS.Guatemala;5527t;e.coastAustralia; 33*40'S;152*04'E;
09/11/1942sunk.US.MS.EdgarAllenPoe;7176t;Noumea; 23*41'S;166*30'E;
18/01/1943sunkNZ.MS.Kalingo;2051t;e.coastAustralia; 34*07'S;153*15'E;
18/01/1943sunkUS.MS.Mobilube;10222t;e.coastAustralia;33*56'S;152*09'E;
22/01/1943sunk.US.MS.PeterH.Burnett;7176t;e.coastAustralia;32*54'S;159*32'E;
08/02/1943sunk.Br.MS.IronKnight;4812t;e.coastAustralia; 30*51'S;150*38'E;
10/02/1943sunk.US.MS.StarrKing;7176t;e.coastAustralia; 34*51'S;154*20'E;

M/S Sunk =10@064233t
M/S Damaged =01@006418t
W/S Sunk =0
W/S Damaged =0
Total Sunk =10@064233t
Total Damaged =01@006418t
Total =11@070651t


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