I-180exI-80

Type Builder Name Laid Down Launched Completed Notes
KD7
Yokosuka N Yd
17/04/1941 07/02/1942 15/01/1943 Home Base:Sasebo Naval Base;
15/01/1943-25/02/1943=Kure Sub.Ron; Kure N.D;
25/02/1943-15/03/1943=Sub.Div.22; 6th Fleet; Combined Fleet;
15/03/1943-15/09/1943=Sub.Div.22; Sub.Ron3; 6th Fleet; Combined Fleet;
15/09/1943-10/07/1944=Sub.Div.22; 6th Fleet; Combined Fleet;

CEO:Lt.Cdr.Kusaka Toshio [53]=01/12/1942-15/01/1943;
CO:Lt.Cdr.Kusaka Toshio [53]=15/01/1943-01/09/1943;
CO:Lt/Lt.Cdr.Fujita Hidenori [62]=01/09/1943-26/04/1944+KIA;

20/05/1942 Renumbered I-180;
12/10/1943 Damaged=US.A/C; Bombs;
26/04/1944 Sunk=120m.sw.Kodiak Is.Aleutians; 55*10'N;155*40'E;
Depth Charges; US.DE.Gilmore;
No Survivors; ? KIA;
10/07/1944 Removed from Navy List;

SortiesbySub Ships Attacked

[Lt.Cdr.Kusaka Toshio] [53]
30/03/1943Kure-07/04/1943Truk=Transit;
10/04/1943Truk-25/05/1943Truk=e.Coast,Australia;
20/06/1943Truk-21/07/1943Buin=Solomons,Santa Isabel,NewGeorgia;(Rescued 21Crew,CL Jintsu);
21/07/1943Buin-22/07/1943Rabaul=Transit;
02/08/1943Rabaul-10/08/1943Truk=Lae(Supply);
[Lt/Lt.Cdr.Fujita Hidenori] [62]
04/09/1943Truk-08/09/1943Rabaul=Transit;
17/09/1943Rabaul-21/09/1943Rabaul=Finchafen(Supply);
24/09/1943Rabaul-01/10/1943Rabaul=Finchafen(Supply);
05/10/1943Rabaul-10/10/1943Rabaul=Sio(Supply);
21/10/1943Rabaul-26/11/1943Truk=Transit(Repairs);
26/10/1943Truk-02/11/1943Sasebo=Transit(Repairs);
01/01/1944Sasebo-08/01/1944Truk=Transit;
19/01/1944Truk-21/01/1944Truk=e.Truk(Mech.Failure;Repairs);
22/01/1944Truk-30/01/1944Sasebo=Transit;(Repairs);
16/03/1944Sasebo-19/03/1944Ominato=Transit;
30/03/1944Ominato-26/04/1944Sunk=Unalaska Is.-Kodiak Is.sw.Cherikof Is.;+

Sorties=8

[Lt.Cdr.Kusaka Toshio] [53]
29/04/1943sunk.Au.MS.Wollongbar;2239t;e.coastAustralia;31*17'S;153*07'E;
05/05/1943sunk.No.MS.Fingal;2137t;e.coastAustralia;30*35'S;153*29'E;
12/05/1943dam.Au.MS.Ormiston;5832t;e.coastAustralia;30*16'S;153*23'E;
12/05/1943dam.Au.MS.Caradale;1881t;e.coastAustralia;30*33'S;153*27'E;
[Lt/Lt.Cdr.Fujita Hidenori] [62]
19/04/1944sunk.US.MS.JohnStraub;7176t;sAlaska;54*22'N;163*24'E;

M/S Sunk=03@011552t
M/S Damaged =02@007713t
W/S Sunk =0
W/S Damaged =0
Total Sunk =03@011552t
Total Damaged =02@007713t
Total =05@019265t

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