I-166exI-66

Type Builder Name Laid Down Launched Completed Notes
KD5
Sasebo N Yd
08/11/1929 02/06/1931 10/11/1932

Home Base:Sasebo Naval Base;
10/11/1932- / /193 =Sub.Div.30;
15/11/1933-15/11/1934=Sub.Div.30;Sub.Ron2;2ndFleet;Combined Fleet;

15/11/1935-01/12/1937=Sub.Div.30;Sub.Ron2;2ndFleet;Combined Fleet;

01/05/1940-10/07/1942=Sub.Div.30;Sub.Ron.5;Combined Fleet;
10/07/1942-01/01/1944=Sub.Div.30;South West Area Fleet;
01/01/1944--25/03/1944=Sub.Div.30;Sub.Ron.8;6th Fleet;Combined Fleet;
25/03/1944-10/09/1944=Sub.Ron.8;6th Fleet;Combined Fleet;

15/11/1934-01/12/1936 ?=Reserve;
01/12/1937-01/09/1939 ?=Reserve;

CEO:Lt.Cdr.Tsuruoka Nobukichi [43]==01/12/1931-01/05/1932:
CO:Lt.Cdr/Cdr.Tsuruoka Nobukichi [43]=01/05/1932-15/11/1933;
CO:Lt.Cdr.Abe Nobuo [42]=15/11/1933-01/06/1934;
CO:Cdr.Matsumura Midori [48]=01/06/1934-01/11/1934;
CO:
CO:Lt.Cdr.Shichiji Tsuneo [49]=01/12/1936-01/12/1937;
CO:
CO:(+)CO:Lt.Kono Masamichi [52]=04/07/1938-30/07/1938;
CO:
CO:Lt.Cdr.Yajima Yasuo [51]=01/09/1939-20/11/1941;
CO:Lt.Cdr.Yoshitome Zennosuke [52]=20/11/1941-05/05/1942;
CO:Lt.Cdr/Cdr.Tanaka Makio [52]=05/05/1942-16/03/1943;
CO:Lt/Lt.Cdr.Nakayama Denshichi [61]=16/03/1943-15/05/1944;
CO:Lt.Suwa Koichiro [64]=15/05/1944-17/07/1944;

25/12/1942 Shelled Cocos Is;
01/10/1942=Landed 3 Indian agents near Calcutta;
24/12/1943=Landed 6 Indian agents on Ceylon;

20/05/1942 Renumbered I-166;
17/07/1944 Sunk=Malacca Strait,off Singapore;01*10'N;103*45'E;
Torpedo;Br.SS.Telemachus;
5Survivors;89KIA
10/09/1944 Removed from Navy List;


SortiesbySub Ships Attacked

[Cdr.Matsumura Midori] [48]
27/09/1934-Ryojun,Manchuria-05/10/1934Sasebo=Tsingtao Area=Training;
[]
13/04/1936Fukuoka-22/04/1936Sasebo=Tsingtao Area=Training;
04/08/1936Mako-06/09/1936Mako=Amoy=Training;
[Lt.Cdr.Yajima Yasuo] [51]
11/10/1940=Yokohama Naval Review;
[Lt.Cdr.Yoshitome Zennosuke] [52]
26/11/1941Sasebo-03/12/1941=Samah(Hainan Is);Transit;
05/12/1941Samah(Hainan Is)-27/12/1941CamranhBay(French.I.CH)=nw.Anabas Is-Borneo;
07/01/1942CamranhBay- m/01/1942CamranhBay=Celebes-Java Sea;
15/01/1942CamranhBay-20/01/1942Penang=Transit;
20/01/1942Penang-29/01/1942=IndianOcean-Bay of Bengal;
09/02//1942Penang-02/03/1942Penang=IndianOcean-Ceylon;
15/03/1942Penang-28/03/1942Sasebo=Transit(Repairs);
[Lt.Cdr/Cdr.Tanaka Makio] [52]
15/05/1942Kure-24/05/1942Kwajalein=Transit;
26/05/1942Kwajalein-20/06/1942Kwajalein=Midway;
l/06/1942Kwajalein-26/06/1942Sasebo=Transit(Repairs);
22/07/1942Kure-06/08/1942Penang=Transit;
11/08/1942Penang- e/09/1942Penang=Indian Ocean-Ceylon;
m/09/1942Penang- m/10/1942Penang=IndianOcean,Ceylon-Bay of Bengal;
e/11/1942Penang- l/11/1942Penang=IndianOcean,Ceylon;
l/11/1942Penang- l/11/1942Surabaya=Transit;
05/12/1942Surabaya-27/12/1942Surabaya=ArafuraSea-nw.Australia-Cocos Is.;
e/01/1943Surabaya-19/01/1943Sasebo=Transit(Repairs);
[Lt/Lt.Cdr.Nakayama Denshichi] [61]
10/08/1943Sasebo- l/08/1943Surabaya=Transit;
l/09/1943Surabaya-25/09/1943Penang=Transit;
14/10/1943Penang- m/11/1943Penang=IndianOcean-Bay of Bengal-w.Coast India-nw.Australia;
m/12/1943Penang- l/12/1943Penang=Ceylon;
07/02/1944Penang-25/02/1944Penang=c.IndianOcean;
m/03/1944Penang- m/04/1944Penang=IndianOcean;
[Lt.Suwa Koichiro] [64]
e/05/1944Penang- e/06/1944Penang=IndianOcean;
16/07/1944Penang-17/07/1944Sunk=Malacca Strait+(Singapore,Transit)

Sorties=14

[Lt.Cdr.Yoshitome Zennosuke] [52]
24/12/1941sunk.Ne.SS.K- XVI;759t;Kutching;01* 'N;110* 'E;
11/01/1942sunk.US.MS.Liberty;6211t;sJava;08*54'S;115*28'E;
21/01/1942sunk.Br.MS.ChakSang;2358t;IndianOcean;15*42'N;95*02'E;
21/01/1942sunk.Pa.MS.Nord;3193t;IndianOcean;15*28'N;94*36'E;
14/02/1942sunk.Br.MS.Kamuning;2076t;IndianOcean;08*35'N;81*44'E;
[Lt.Cdr/Cdr.Tanaka Makio] [52]
01/10/1942sunk.Pa.MS.Camila;1201t;IndianOcean;08*01'N;77*07'E;
23/11/1942sunk.Br.MS.Cranfield;IndianOcean;5332t;08*26'N;76*42'E;

M/S Sunk=06@020371t
M/S Damaged =0
W/S Sunk =01@000759t
W/S Damaged =0
Total Sunk =07@021130t
Total Damaged =0
Total =07@021130t

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