I-16 ex No-44

Type Builder Name Laid Down Launched Completed Notes
C1
Mitsubishi Kobe
15/09/1937 28/07/1938
30/03/1940 Home Base:Yokosuka Naval Base;
15/12/1938-15/11/1939=1st Reserve; Yokosuka ND;
15/11/1939-15/11/1940=Sub.Div.2; Submarine School; Otake;
15/11/1940-09/01/1942=Sub.Div.1; Sub.Ron.1 ;6th Fleet; Combined Fleet;
09/01/1942-10/03/1942=Sub.Div.1; 6th Fleet; Combined Fleet;
10/03/1942-04/08/1943=Sub.Div.1; Sub.Ron.8; 6th Fleet; Combined Fleet;
04/08/1942-25/09/1943=Sub.Div.1; Sub.Ron.1; 6th Fleet; Combined Fleet;
25/09/1943-15/01/1944=Sub.Div.2; Sub.Ron.1; 6th Fleet; Combined Fleet;
15/01/1944-05/03/1944=Sub.Div.2; 6th Fleet; Combined Fleet;
05/03/1944-10/10/1944=Sub.Div.15; 6th Fleet; Combined Fleet;

CEO:Cdr.Kobayashi Hajime [48]=20/09/1939-30/03/1940;
CO:Cdr.Kobayashi Hajime [48]=30/03/1940-31/07/1941;
CO:Cdr.Yamada Kaoru [50]=31/07/1941-18/12/1942;
CO:Lt.Cdr/Cdr.Nakamura Shozo [54]=18/12/1942-15/02/1944;
CO:Lt.Cdr.Takeuchi Yoshitaka [59]=15/02/1944-19/05/1944+KIA;

16/12/1941Shelled Johnston Is;
07/12/1941Launched M'Sub.#16; Lt(jg) Yokoyama Masaharu; PearlHarbour;+
30/05/1942 Launched M'Sub.#?; Ens.Iwase Katsusuke; Diego Suarez;+
11/11/1942 Launched M'Sub.#30; Lt(jg) Yamaki Teiji; Guadalcanal;
28/11/1942 Launched M'Sub.#10; Lt(jg) Hoka Hiroshi; Guadalcanal;+
03/12/1942 Launched M'Sub.#22; Lt(jg) Kado Yoshimi; Guadalcanal;

? Renumbered I-16;
02/04/1943w.Rabaul=Dam.Collision I-20;
25/12/1943 Rabaul=Damaged,A/C Bomb;
19/05/1944 Sunk=ne.Cape Alexander,Buin Is. 05*10'S;158*17'E;
Depth Charge;US.DE.England;
No Survivors; 107 KIA;
10/10/1944 Removed from Navy List;

SortiesbySub Ships Attacked

[Cdr.Kobayashi Hajime] [48]
11/10/1940=Yokohama Naval Review;
[Cdr.Yamada Kaoru] [50]
18/11/1941Kure-18/11/1941Kamegakubi=Transit;
19/11/1941Kamegakubi-20/12/1941Kwajalein=Hawaii;(M'Sub)
25/12/1941Kwajalein-03/01/1942Yokosuka=Transit;(Repairs)
16/04/1942Hashirajima-27/04/1942Penang=Transit;
30/04/1942Penang-10/08/1942Penang=IndianOcean-Madagascar-MozambiqueChannel-DiegoGarcia;
m/08/1942Penang-26/08/1942Yokosuka=Transit(Repairs);
17/10/1942Yokosuka- l/10/1942Truk=Transit;
l/10/1942Truk-02/11/1942Shortland=Transit;
04/11/1942Shortland-14/11/1942Shortland=Guadalcanal(M'Sub):
16/11/1942Shortland-30/11/1942Shortland=Guadalcanal(M'Sub);
01/12/1942Shortland-05/12/1942Shortland=Guadalcanal(M'Sub);
e/12/1942-Shortland- m/12/1942Truk=Transit(Repairs);
[Lt.Cdr/Cdr.Nakamura Shozo] [54]
06/01/1943Truk-15/01/1943Rabaul=Guadalcanal(Supply);
23/01/1943-Rabaul-27/01/1943Rabaul=Guadalcanal(Supply 18t);
l/01/1943Rabaul- e/02/1943Rabaul=se.Guadalcanal;
30/03/1943Rabaul-03/04/1943Rabaul=Lae(Supply40t);
04/04/1943Rabaul-16/04/1943Yokosuka=Transit(Repairs;Conversion);
21/09/1943Yokosuka- l/09/1943Truk=Transit;
e/10/1943Truk- e/10/1943Rabaul=Transit;
15/10/1943Rabaul-19/10/1943Rabaul=Sio(Supply);
23/10/1943Rabaul-27/10/1943Rabaul=Sio(Supply);
31/10/1943Rabaul-04/11/1943Rabaul=Sio(Supply+30men);
07/11/1943Rabaul-11/11/1943Rabaul=Sio(Supply);
18/11/1943Rabaul-22/11/1943Rabaul=Sio(Supply);
25/11/1943Rabaul-02/12/1943Rabaul=Sio-Wewak(Supply+ men);
13/12/1943Rabaul-17/12/1943Rabaul=Sio(Supply);
25/12/1943Rabaul-01/01/1944Yokosuka=Transit(Repairs);
[Lt.Cdr.Takeuchi Yoshitaka] [59]
17/02/44Yokosuka- l/02/1944Truk=Transit;
15/03/1944Truk-17/04/1944 Truk =e.Truk-e.Marshalls;
30/04/1944Truk-03/05/1944Truk=s.Truk;
14/05/1944Truk-19/05/1944Sunk=Buin,Solomons(Supply)+

Sorties=19

[Cdr.Yamada Kaoru] [50]
06/06/1942sunk.Ju.MS.Susak;3889t;MozambiqueChannel;15*42's;40*58'E;
08/06/1942sunk.Gr.MS.AgiosGeorgiosIV;4847t;MozambiqueChannel;16*12'S;41*00'E;
12/06/1942sunk.Ju.MS.Supetar;3748t;MozambiqueChannel;21*49'S;35*50'E;
01/07/1942sunk.Sw.MS.Eknaren;5243t;MozambiqueChannel;17*00'S;40*00'E;
29/11/1942dam.US.MS.Alchiba;6198t,Guadalcanal;M'sub;

M/S Sunk=04@017727t
M/S Damaged =01@006198t
W/S Sunk =0
W/S Damaged =0
Total Sunk =04@017727t
Total Damaged =01@006198t
Total =05@023925t

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