I-17 ex No-38

Type Builder Name Laid Down Launched Completed Notes
B1

Yokosuka N Yd

Updated:13/11/12

18/04/1938 19/07/1939 24/01/1941 Home Base:Yokosuka ND;
15/11/1939-15/11/1940=Sub.Div.1; 2nd Reserve; Yokosuka ND;
15/11/1940-09/01/1942=Sub.Div.1; Sub.Ron.1; 6th Fleet; Combined Fleet;
09/01/1942-01/02/1942=Sub.Div.1; 6th Fleet; Combined Fleet;
01/02/1942-01/12/1943=Sub.Div.2; Sub.Ron.1; 6th Fleet; Combined Fleet;

CEO:Cdr.Nishino Kozo [48]=01/06/1940-24/01/1941;
CO:Cdr.Nishino Kozo [48]=24/01/1941/-15/07/1942;
CO:Lt.Cdr.Harada Hakue [52]=15/07/1942-19/08/1943+KIA;

24/02/1942 Shelled Santa Barbara-USA;17 Shells;
06-07/03/1943 Rescued 151 men from Battle of Bismarck Sea;
10/08/1943 A/C Recco=Espirito Santo,New Hebrides;
19/08/1943 A/C Recco=Noumea,New Caledonia.

? Renumbered I-17;
26/08/1942 Dam;A/C.US.CV. Wasp;
19/08/1943 Sunk=40 m.se.Noumea;23*26'S;166*50'E;
Depth Charges; NZ.Corv.Tui;US.Navy A/C.VS-57;
6 Survivors; 97 KIA;
01/12/1943 Removed from Navy List;

SortiesbySub Ships Attacked

[Cdr.Nishino Kozo] [48]
21/11/1941Yokosuka-11/01/1942Kwajalein=Hawaii-US.w.Coast,SanFrancisco;
01/02/1942Kwajalein-30/03/1942Yokosuka=Hawaii-US.w.Coast,SanDiego(Repairs);
15/05/1942Yokosuka-17/05/1942Ominato=Transit;
19/05/1942Ominato-07/07/1942 Yokosuka=Aleutians,Attu-DutchHarbor-Adak-Kodiak;
[Lt.Cdr.Harada Hakue] [52]
15/08/1942Yokosuka-25/09/1942Truk=Solomons-se.SanCristobal Is.(Repairs);
05/10/1942Truk-08/10/1942 Shortland=Transit; ###
09/10/1942Shortland-16/11/1942Shortland=Solomons,IndispensableReef-Noumea;
22/11/1942Shortland-27/11/1942Shortland=Guadalcanal(Supply 11t;Rescued 7 men);
27/11/1942Shortland-30/11/1942Truk=Transit;
02/12/1942Truk-08/12/1942Yokosuka=Transit(Repairs);
03/01/1943Yokosuka-09/01/1943Truk=Transit;
17/01/1943Truk-20/01/1943Rabaul=Transit;
24/01/1943Rabaul-12/03/1943Truk=Guadalcanal(Supply 10t)-Noumea-Bismarck Sea(Rescued 151men)Lae(Repairs);
08/04/1943Truk-12/06/1943Truk=Phoenix Is.-Fiji-Samoa-Fiji-Noumea;
25/07/1943Truk-19/08/1943Sunk=Solomons,SantaCruz,EspiritoSanto-Noumea+;

Sorties=9

[Cdr.Nishino Kozo] [48]
21/12/1941 sunk.US.MS.Emidio;6912t;w.coast,US;40*30'N;125*00'W;
[Lt.Cdr.Harada Hakue] [52]
23/05/1943 sunk.Pa.MS.Stanvac Manila;10169t;n.Noumea;23*45'S;166*30'E;
23/05/1943 sunk.US.PT.PT165;38t;n.Noumea;23*45'S;166*30'E;
23/05/1943 sunk.US.PT.PT173;38t;n.Noumea;23*45'S;166*30'E;

M/S Sunk=02@017081t
M/S Damaged =0
W/S Sunk =02@000076t
W/S Damaged =0
Total Sunk =04@017157t
Total Damaged =0
Total =04@017157t

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