I-153 ex I-53(1) ex No-64

Type Builder Name Laid Down Launched Completed Notes
KD3A

Kure N Yd

Updated:13/04/2016

01/04/1924 05/08/1925 30/03/1927

Home Base:Kure ND;
30/03/1927-01/05/1927=Kure ND;
01/05/1927-05/09/1927=Sub.Div.17; Sub.Ron.2; 2nd Fleet; Combined Fleet;
05/09/1927-01/12/1930=Sub.Div.18; Sub.Ron.2; 2nd Fleet; Combined Fleet;
01/12/1930-01/12/1931=Sub.Div.18; Kure Defence Div; Kure ND;
01/12/1931-15/11/1933=Sub.Div.18; Sub.Ron2; 2ndFleet; Combined Fleet;
15/11/1933-11/12/1933=Sub.Div.18; Kure Defence Div; Kure ND;
11/12/1933-01/02/1934=Sub.Div.18; Kure Guard Ron; Kure ND;
01/02/1934-15/11/1935=Sub.Div.18; Sub.Ron2; 2ndFleet; Combined Fleet;
15/11/1935-15/11/1939=Sub.Div.18; Sub.Ron.1; 1st Fleet; Combined Fleet;
15/11/1939-15/11/1940=Sub.Div.18; Sub.Ron.4; 1st Fleet; Combined Fleet;
15/11/1940-10/03/1942=Sub.Div.18; Sub.Ron.4; Combined Fleet;
10/03/1942-01/12/1943=Sub.Div.18; Kure ND;
01/12/1943-31/01/1944=Sub.Div.18; Kure Sub.Ron; Kure ND;
31/01/1944-20/11/1945=4th Reserve; Kure ND;
Otake Sub. School;

31/01/1944-20/11/1945=4th Reserve;

CEO:Lt.Cdr/Cdr.Takasu Sanjiro [37]=20/08/1926-30/03/1927;
CO:Cdr.Takasu Sanjiro [37]=30/03/1927-01/12/1927;
CO:Lt.Cdr.Sato Tsutomu [40]=01/12/1927-10/12/1928;
CO:Lt.Cdr.Hirano Rokuzo [41]=10/12/1928-01/12/1930;
CO:Lt.Cdr.Hayashi Kiyosuke [43]=01/12/1930-01/12/1931;
CO:Lt.Cdr.Ishizaki Noboru [42]=01/12/1931-15/11/1932;
CO:Lt.Cdr.Kato Yoshiro [43]=15/11/1932-15/11/1934;
CO:Lt.Cdr.Nanri Katsuji [48]=15/11/1934-15/11/1935;
CO:Lt.Cdr.Shimizu Taro [48]=15/11/1935-01/12/1936;
CO:Lt.Cdr.Mizohata Sadaichi [46]=01/12/1936-01/11/1937;
CO:Lt.Cdr.Narahara Shogo [48]=01/11/1937-01/12/1937;
CO:Lt.Cdr.Sano Takao [50]=01/12/1937-19/03/1938;
CO:Lt.Cdr.Uno (Nakamura) Otoji [52]=19/03/1938-30/07/1938;
CO:Lt.Cdr.Ankyu Eitaro [50]=30/07/1938-20/11/1939;
CO:Lt.Cdr/Cdr.Irie Tatsushi [51]=20/11/1939-31/01/1941;
CO:Cdr.Nakamura Shozo [54]=31/01/1941-23/05/1942;
CO:Lt.Cdr.Izutsu Monshiro [57]=23/05/1942-15/12/1942;
CO:Lt.Cdr.Shimizu Tsuruzo [58]=15/12/1942-25/05/1943;
CO:Lt.Wada Mutsuo [61]=25/05/1943-25/06/1943;
CO:Lt.Cdr.Imoto Masayuki [58]=25/06/1943-10/01/1944;
CO:Cdr.Hori Takeo [50]=10/01/1944-20/11/1945;

01/11/1924 Renumbered I-53;
20/05/1942 Renumbered I-153;
27/02/1936 Damaged=Collision, I-156; Fleet Exercises; Off Honshu;
10/05/1936 Damaged=Collision, I-155; Fleet Exercises; Off Kyushu;
30/12/1941 Damaged Storm,Heavy Seas;
06/05/1942 Damaged=Collision, Sub.Tender Chogei;
30/07/1945 Damaged=US.A/C;Maizuru;
10/07/1942-30/01/1944=Kure;Training Boat;
31/01/1944- /08/1945=Reserve Boat;LaidUp;
20/11/1945 Removed from Navy List;
1948=Scrapped;


SortiesbySub Ships Attacked

[Lt.Cdr.Ishizaki Noboru] [42]
e/02/1932 = Fleet Exercises;(Training);
[Lt.Cdr.Kato Yoshiro] [43]
29/06//1933Sasebo-05/07/1933Takao=c.Chinese waters-Mako-Takao;(Training);
13/07/1933Takao-21/08/1933Tokyo Bay=s.Chinese waters;(Training);
25/08/1933=Yokohama Naval Review;
[Lt.Cdr.Nanri Katsuji] [48]
07/02/1935-Sasebo-25/02/1935Sukumo Bay=Kurile Is.;(Training); 29/03/1935Sasebo-04/04/1935Sasebo=c.Chinese waters;(Training);
[Lt.Cdr.Shimizu Taro [48]
l/02/1936 Fleet Exercises; off Honshu;
e/05/1936 Fleet Exercises; off Kyushu;
[Lt.Cdr.Irie Tatsushi] [51]
11/10/1940=Yokohama Naval Review;
[Cdr.Nakamura Shozo] [54]
20/11/1941Kure-26/11/1941Samah,Hainan Is.=Transit;
01/12/1941Samah-20/12/1941CamranhBay(French.I.CH)=nw.Anambas Is;
29/12/1941CamranhBay-31/12/1941CamranhBay=South China Sea;(Repairs);
06/01/1942CamranhBay-24/01/1942CamranhBay=nw.Java;
07/02/1942CamranhBay-08/03/1942StaringBay=Java Sea-Indian Ocean;
16/03/1942StaringBay-25/03/1942Kure=Transit;(Repairs);

Sorties=4

[Cdr.Nakamura Shozo] [54]
27/02/1942sunk.Ne.MS.Moesie;913t;nJava;08* 'S;114* 'E;
28/02/1942sunk.Br.MS.City of Manchester;8917t;nJava;08*16'S;108*52'E;

M/S Sunk=02@009830t
M/S Damaged =0
W/S Sunk =0
W/S Damaged =0
Total Sunk =02@009830t
Total Damaged =0
Total =02@009830t

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