I-168exI-68

Type Builder Name Laid Down Launched Completed Notes
KD6A
Kure N Yd
18/06/1931 26/06/1933 31/07/1934

Home Base:Kure Naval Base;
31/07/1934- / /193 =Sub.Div.12;
15/11/1935-01/12/1937=Sub.Div.12;Sub.Ron2;2ndFleet;Combined Fleet;

15/11/1939-15/11/1940=Sub.Div.12;Sub.Ron.3;2ndFleet;Combined Fleet;
15/11/1940-15/09/1943=Sub.Div.12;Sub.Ron.3;6th Fleet;Combined Fleet;
15/09/1943-15/08/1943=Sub.Div.12;6th Fleet;Combined Fleet;

19/10/1940-25/07/1941 ?=Reserve;

CEO:Cdr.Tsuruoka Nobukichi [43]=15/11/1933-23/02/1934;
CO:Cdr.Tsuruoka Nobukichi [43]=23/02/1934-15/11/1935;
CO:Lt.Cdr.Ota Nobunosuke [47]=15/11/1934-15/11/1935;
CO:Lt.Cdr.Kayahara Yasuchika [49]=15/11/1935-01/12/1937;
CO:Lt.Cdr.Hatanaka Sumihiko [49]=01/12/1937-15/12/1938;
CO:Lt.Cdr.Uchino Shinji [49]=15/12/1938-01/09/1939;
CO:Lt.Cdr.Muraoka Tomiichi [52]=01/09/1939-19/10/1940; ?
CO: ?
CO.Lt.Cdr.Nakamura (Uno) Otoji [52]=25/07/1941-31/01/1942;
CO.Lt.Cdr.Tanabe Yahachi [56]=31/01/1942-30/06/1942;
(A)CO:Cdr.Tonozuka Kinzo [50]=30/06/1942-31/08/1942;
(A)CO:Lt.Cdr.Watanabe Katsuji [55]=31/08/1942-15/10/1942;
CO:Lt.Cdr.Nakajima Sakae [56]=15/10/1942-27/07/1943+KIA;

22/01/1942 Shelled Johnston Is;
04/06/1942 Shelled Sand Is,Hawaii;
04/06/1942 Shelled Eastern Is,Hawaii 8 shells;

20/05/1942 Renumbered I-168;
13/12/1941 Damaged=US.DD.Depth Charges;Hawaii;
06/06/1942 Damaged=US.DD.Depth Charges;n.Midway;
27/07/1943 Sunk=New Hannover Is.,n.Rabaul;02*50'S;149*01'E;
Torpedo;US.SS.Scamp;
No Survivors;97KIA;
15/08/1943 Removed from Navy List;


SortiesbySub Ships Attacked

[Lt.Cdr.Kayahara Yasuchika] []
13/04/1936Fukuoka-22/04/1936Sasebo=Tsingtao Area=Training;
04/08/1936Mako-06/09/1936Mako=Amoy=Training;
[Lt.Cdr.Muraoka Tomiichi] [52]
27/03/1940Okinawa-02/04/1940Takao=s.Chinese waters=Training;
11/10/1940=Yokohama Naval Review;
[Lt.Cdr.Nakamura (Uno) Otoji] [52]
11/11/1941Saeki-20/11/1941Kwajalein=Transit;
23/11/1941Kwajalein-28/12/1941Kwajalein=Hawaii;
31/12/1941Kwajalein-09/01/1942Kure=Transit(Repairs);
[Lt.Cdr.Tanabe Yahachi] [56]
15/04/1942Kure- l/04/1942Kure=e.Japan(Repairs);
23/05/1942Kure-19/06/1942Yokosuka=Midway;
19/06/1942Yokosuka-19/06/1942Kure=Transit
25/06/1942Kure-25/06/1942Sasebo=Transit;(Repairs);
[Lt.Cdr.Watanabe Katsuji] [55]
31/08/1942Sasebo- e/09/1942Truk=Transit;
[Lt.Cdr.Nakajima Sakae] [56]
m/11/1942Truk-18/11/1942Kure=Transit(Repairs);
15/12/1942Kure-22/12/1942Truk=Transit;
l/12/1942Truk-03/01/1943Shortland=Guadalcanal(Supply15t);
04/01/1943Shortland-07/01/1943Truk=Transit;
08/01/1943Truk-14/01/1943Kure=Transit;(Repairs);
22/02/1943Kure-25/02/1943Yokosuka=Transit;
05/03/1943Kure- m/03/1943Paramushiro=Transit;
13/03/1943Paramushiro- m/03/1943Kiska=(Supply t);
18/03/1943Kiska- l/03/1943Paramushiro=Attu-s.Amchitka;
l/03/1943Paramushiro-01/04/1943Kiska(Supply t);
02/04/1943Kiska-04/04/1943Attu=(Supply+ men);
17/04/1943Attu-19/04/1943Kiska=(Supply t);
e/05/1943Kiska-09/05/1943Yokosuka=Transit(Repairs);
12/07/1943Kure-22/07/1943Truk=Transit;
25/07/1943Truk-27/07/1943Sunk=New Hannover Is.+;

Sorties=10

[Lt.Cdr.Tanabe Yahachi] [56]
07/06/1942sunk.US.CV.Yorktown;19875t;nMidway;30*36'N;176*34'W;
07/06/1942sunk.US.DD.Hamman;1764t;nMidway;30*36'N;176*34'W;

M/S Sunk=0
M/S Damaged =0
W/S Sunk =02@021639t
W/S Damaged =0
Total Sunk =02@021639t
Total Damaged =0
Total =02@021639t

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