I-172exI-72

Type Builder Name Laid Down Launched Completed Notes
KD6A
Mitsubishi Kobe
16/12/1933 20/06/1935 07/01/1937 Home Base:Kure Naval Base;
07/01/1937- / /1937=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;
20/03/1942-15/12/1942=Sub.Div.12;Sub.Ron.3;6th Fleet;Combined Fleet;

CEO:
CO:Lt.Cdr.Nanri Katsuji [48]=07/01/1937-01/12/1937;
CO:Lt.Cdr./Cdr.Kayahara Yasuchika [49]=01/12/1937-10/10/1939;
CO: ?
CO:Cdr.Koizumi Kiichi [49]=20/11/1939-20/08/1941;
CO:Lt.Cdr.Togami Ichiro [51]=20/08/1941-20/05/1942;
(A)CO:Cdr.Emi Tetsushiro [50]=20/05/1942-30/06/1942;
CO:Lt.Cdr.Ota Takeshi [55]=30/06/1942-10/11/1942+KIA;

24/12/1941 Shelled Palmyra Is.

20/05/1942 Renumbered I-172;
e/10/1942 Converted to Transport Sub;
10/11/1942 Sunk=off San Cristobal Is.,Solomons;10*13'S;161*09'E;
Depth Charges;US.DMS.Southard;
No Survivors;91KIA;
15/12/1942 Removed from Navy List;

SortiesbySub Ships Attacked

[Cdr.Kayahara Yasuchika] [49]
09/04/1938Sasebo-14/04/1938Keelung,Taiwan=s.Chinese waters=Training;
[Cdr.Koizumi Kiichi] [49]
27/03/1940Okinawa-02/04/1940Takao=s.Chinese waters=Training;
[Lt.Cdr.Togami Ichiro] [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-05/02/1942Kure=e.Wake Is;(Repairs)
15/04/1942Kure-03/05/1942Yokosuka=e.Japan;
10/05/1942Yokosuka-12/05/1942Kure=Transit(Repairs);
[Lt.Cdr.Ota Takeshi] [55]
22/08/1942Kure-28/08/1942Truk=Transit;
30/08/1942Truk-30/09/1942Truk=Solomons-Guadalcanal-s.SanCristobal;(Repairs);
12/10/1942Truk-10/11/1942Sunk=Solomons,IndispensableReef-SanCristobal+

Sorties=6

[Lt.Cdr.Togami Ichiro] [51]
08/12/1941sunk.US.MS.Royal T Frank;632t;250m.sHawaii;20*34'N;155*43'W;
19/12/1941sunk.US.MS.Prusa;5113t;sHawaii;
23/01/1942sunkUS.MS.Neches;7383t;Hawaii;21*01'N;160*06'W;

M/S Sunk=03@013128t
M/S Damaged =0
W/S Sunk =0
W/S Damaged =0
Total Sunk =03@013128t
Total Damaged =0
Total =03@013128t

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