I-159exI-59

Type Builder Name Laid Down Launched Completed Notes
KD3B
Yokosuka N Yd
25/03/1927 25/03/1929 31/03/1930

Home Base:Kure Naval Base;
31/03/1930- / /193 =Sub.Div.28;

15/11/1934-15/11/1935=Sub.Div.28;Sub.Ron2;2ndFleet;Combined Fleet;
15/11/1935-e/1937?=Sub.Div.28;Sub.Ron.1;1stFleet;Combined Fleet;

/ 19 - / /1938=Sub.Div.28;?N.D.F;

15/11/1940-10/04/1942=Sub.Div.28;Sub.Ron.5;Combined Fleet;
10/04/1942-10/07/1942=Sub.Div.19;Sub.Ron.5;Combined Fleet;
10/07/1942-01/12/1943=Sub.Div.19;Kure N.D.F;
01/12/1943-20/04/1945=Sub.Div.19;Kure Sub.Ron;Kure N.D.F;
20/04/1945-15/08/1945=Sub.Div.34;6th Fleet;Combined Fleet;
15/08/1945-30/11/1945=Sub.Div.15;6th Fleet;Combined Fleet;
02/11/1945-30/11/1945=PW Sub.Div.4; USN command;

15/11/1933-21/10/1937 ?=Reserve;
02/06/1941-31/10/1941?=Reserve;

CEO:Lt.Cdr.Tsuruoka Nobukichi [43]=05/09/1929-19/10/1929;
CO:Lt.Cdr.Tsuruoka Nobukichi [43]=19/10/1929-01/12/1931;
CO:Lt.Cdr.Funaki Shigetoshi [43]=01/12/1931-15/11/1933; ?
CO:
CO:Lt.Cdr.Okamoto Yoshisuke [47]=21/10/1935-01/12/1936;
CO:Lt.Cdr.Shimizu Taro [48]=01/12/1936-01/12/1937;
CO:Lt.Cdr.Nishino Kozo [47]=01/12/1937-01/11/1938;
CO:Lt.Cdr.Ageta Kiyoi [50]=01/11/1938-20/11/1939;
CO:Cdr.Nanri Katsuji [48]=20/11/1939-26/07/1940;
CO:Lt.Cdr.Endo Shinobu [52]=26/07/1940-02/06/1941; ?
CO:
CO:Lt.Cdr.Yoshimatsu Tamori [55]=31/10/1941-10/11/1942;
CO:Lt.Cdr.Fukumura Toshiaki [54]=10/11/1942-15/02/1943;
(A)CO:Lt.Cdr.Morinaga Masahiko [59]=15/02/1943-16/03/1943;
(A)CO:Cdr/Cpt.KayaharaYasuchika [49]=16/03/1943-18/05/1943;
CO:Lt.Cdr.Toyomasu Seihachi [59]=18/05/1943-15/02/1944;
CO:Lt.Masata Keiji [62]=15/02/1944-24/02/1944;
CO:Lt/Lt.Cdr.Kimura Masuo [63]=24/02/1944-05/06/1944;
(A)CO:Cpt.Hamano Motoichi [47]=05/06/1944-20/07/1944;
(A)CO:Cpt.Fujimoto Tsuto [48]=20/07/1944-15/09/1944;
CO:Lt/Lt.Cdr.Miyake Tokio [67]=15/09/1944-30/11/1945;

20/05/1942 Renumbered I-159;
10/07/1942- m/03/1945Kure=TrainingBoat;
/05/1945 Converted to Kaiten Carrier;
11/08/1945 Damaged=US.A/C(P-51)M.G.Fire;
/09/1945 Surrenderd= Hirao;
30/11/1945 Removed from Navy List;
01/04/1946 Scuttled off Goto Is.,32*37'N;129*17'E;


SortiesbySub Ships Attacked

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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]
27/03/1937Sasebo-06/04/1937Ariake Bay=Tsingtao Area=Training;
[Lt.Cdr.Yoshimatsu Tamori] [55]
08/12/1941Kobe(Repairs);
l/12/1941Kobe-05/01/1942Davao=Transit;
09/01/1942Davao-26/01/1942Penang=-IndianOcean-w.Sumatra-Christmas Is.;
21/02/1942Penang-12/03/1942Penang=IndianOcean-swSumatra;
22/03/1942Penang-01/04/1942Sasebo=Transit(Repairs)
19/05/1942Kure-26/05/1942Kwajalein=Transit;
30/05/1942Kwajalein-21/06/1942Kwajalein=Midway;
22/06/1942Kwajalein-01/07/1942Kure=Transit;(Repairs);
[Lt/Lt.Cdr.Miyake Tokio] [67]
/ /1945Otsushima- / /1945Otsushima=Kyushu Coast(KaitenFerry);
16/08/1945Hirao-18/08/1945Hirao=s.Japan.
/10/1945 Hirao-Sasebo=Transit;

Sorties=3

[Lt.Cdr.Yoshimatsu Tamori] [55]
20/01/1942sunk.No.MS.Eidsvold;4184t;Christmas Is;10* 'S;106* 'E;
01/03/1942sunkNe.MS.Rooseboom;1035t;Bay of Bengal;00*15'N;86*50'E;

M/S Sunk=02@005219t
M/S Damaged =0
W/S Sunk =0
W/S Damaged =0
Total Sunk =02@005219t
Total Damaged =0
Total =02@005219t

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