I-178exI-78

Type Builder Name Laid Down Launched Completed Notes
KD7
Mitsubishi Kobe
21/05/1941 24/02/1942 26/12/1942 Home Base:Sasebo Naval Base;
26/12/1942-25/02/1943=Kure Sub.Ron;Kure N.D.F;
25/02/1943-15/03/1943=Sub.Div.22;6th Fleet;Combined Fleet;
15/03/1943-01/09/1943=Sub.Div.22;Sub.Ron.3;6th Fleet;Combined Fleet;

CEO:Cdr.Utsuki Hidejiro [52]=25/11/1942-26/12/1942;
CO:Cdr.Utsuki Hidejiro [52]=26/12/1942-28/05/1943+KIA;

20/05/1942 Renumbered I-178;
28/05/1943 Sunk=30m.w.Espirito Santo Is,Solomons;15*35'S;166*17'E;
Depth Charges;US.SC.SC699;
No Survivors;89KIA;
01/09/1943 Removed from Navy List;

SortiesbySub Ships Attacked

[Cdr.Utsuki Hidejiro] [52]
30/03/1943Kure-07/04/1943Truk=Transit;
10/04/1943Truk-18/05/1943Truk=Aust.e.Coast;
20/05/1943Truk-28/05/1943Sunk=Solomons-EspiritoSanto+;

Sorties=2

[Cdr.Utsuki Hidejiro] [52]
27/04/1943sunk.US.MS.Lydia M Childs;7176t;e.coastAustralia;33*08'S;153*24'E;

M/S Sunk=01@007176t
M/S Damaged =0
W/S Sunk =0
W/S Damaged =0
Total Sunk =01@007176t
Total Damaged =0
Total =01@007176t

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