I-171exI-71

Type Builder Name Laid Down Launched Completed Notes
KD6A
Kawasaki Kobe
15/02/1933 25/08/1934 24/12/1935

Home Base:Kure Naval Base;
24/12/1935- / /193 =Sub.Div.20;

01/12/1937-15/11/1939=Sub.Div.20;Sub.Ron2;2ndFleet;Combined Fleet; 15/11/1939-15/11/1940=Sub.Div.20;Sub.Ron.3;2ndFleet;Combined Fleet;
15/11/1940-20/03/1942=Sub.Div.20;Sub.Ron.3;6th Fleet;Combined Fleet;
20/03/1942-15/09/1943=Sub.Div.12;Sub.Ron.3;6th Fleet;Combined Fleet;
15/09/1943-30/04/1944=Sub.Div.12;6th Fleet;Combined Fleet;

10/10/1939-31/07/1941 ?=Reserve;

CEO:
CO:Lt.Cdr.Minakuchi Hyoe [46]=24/12/1935-30/06/1936;
CO:Lt.Cdr.Nagai Hiroaki [48]=30/06/1936-31/07/1937;
CO:Lt.Cdr.Koizumi Kiichi [49]=31/07/1937-19/03/1938;
CO:Lt.Cdr.Narahara Shogo [48]=19/03/1938-30/07/1938;
CO:Lt.Cdr.Hori Takeo [50]=30/07/1938-10/10/1939; ?
CO: ?
CO:Lt.Cdr.Kawasaki Mutsuro [51]=31/07/1941-05/07/1942;
CO:Lt.Cdr.Kobayashi Shigeo [56]=05/07/1942-30/08/1943;
CO:Lt.Cdr.Shimada Takeo [59]=30/08/1943-01/02/1944+KIA;
CO:Lt.Cdr.Takeuchi Yoshitaka [59]=01/02/1944 (Did not assume command)

21/12/1941 Shelled Johnston Is.;

20/05/1942 Renumbered I-171;
01/02/1044 Sunk=15m.w.Buka Is.Solomons;05*37'S;154*14'E;
Depth Charges;US.DD.Guest;DD.Hudson;
No Survivors;91KIA;
30/04/1944 Removed from Navy List;


SortiesbySub Ships Attacked

[Lt.Cdr.Narahara Shogo] [48]
09/04/1938Sasebo-14/04/1938Keelung,Taiwan=s.Chinese waters=Training;
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27/03/1940Okinawa-02/04/1940Takao=s.Chinese waters=Training;
11/10/1940=Yokohama Naval Review;
[Lt.Cdr.Kawasaki Mutsuro] [51]
11/11/1941Saeki-20/11/1941Kwajalein=Transit;
23/11/1941Kwajalein-28/12/1941Kwajalein=Hawaii;
12/01/1942Kwajalein-16/02/1942Kwajalein=Hawaii;
18/02/1942Kwajalein-06/03/1942Kure=e.Wake Is.(Repairs);
15/04/1942Kure-10/05/1942Kwajalein=e.Japan;
24/05/1942Kwajalein-20/06/1942Kwajalein=19N174E(RadioBeacon)-Midway;
[Lt.Cdr.Kobayashi Shigeo] [56]
08/07/1942Kwajalein-12/08/1942Truk=Fiji-Samoa-Solomons-se.SanCristobal;
17/08/1942Truk-24/08/1942Kure=Transit(Repairs);
15/02/1943Kure-26/02/1943Kiska=(Supply)-Attu-Amchitka;
02/03/1943Kiska-18/03/1943Paramuchiro=Transit;
23/03/1943Paramuchiro-06/04/1943Yokosuka=e.Kiska;
21/05/1943Yokosuka-16/06/1943Paramuchiro=e.Kiska- Kiska(Supply2t;Rescued80men);
26/06/1943Paramuchiro-03/08/1943Paramuchiro=S.Amchitka
05/08/1943Paramuchiro-10/08/1943Kure=Transit(Repairs);
[Lt.Cdr.Shimada Takeo] [59]
17/09/1943Kure-25/09/1943Truk=Transit;
07/10/1943Truk-15/11/1943Truk=New Hebrides-s.Hawaii;(Repairs);
09/01/1944Truk-13/01/1944Rabaul=Transit;
17/01/1944Rabaul-26/01/1944Rabaul=Solomons;
30/01/1944Rabaul-01/02/1944Sunk=Buka Is.(Supply)+

Sorties=13

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