I-26 ex I-27 ex No-139

Type Builder Name Laid Down Launched Completed Notes
B1

Kure N Yd


Updated:09/05/2016

07/06/1939 10/04/1940 06/11/1941 Home Base:Yokosuka ND;
06/11/1941-10/08/1942=Sub.Div.4;Sub.Ron.1;6th Fleet;Combined Fleet;
10/08/1942-25/11/1943=Sub.Div.2;Sub.Ron.1;6th Fleet;Combined Fleet;
25/11/1943-20/06/1944=Sub.Ron.8;6th Fleet;Combined Fleet;
20/06/1944-10/03/1945=Sub.Div.15;6th Fleet;Combined Fleet;

CEO:Cdr.Yokota Minoru [51]= /07/1941-06/11/1941;
CO:Cdr.Yokota Minoru [51]=06/11/1941-18/09/1943;
CO:Lt.Cdr/Cdr.Kusaka Toshio [53]=18/09/1943-01/08/1944;
CO:Lt.Cdr.Nishiuchi Shoichi [60]=01/08/1944-26/10/1944+KIA;

20/06/1942 Shelled Vancouver Is.,Canada;(17shells)
21/12/1943 Disembarks 12 Indian Revolutionaries near Karachi;
e/03/1944 Disembarks 10 Indian Revolutionaries near Karachi;

10/04/1940 Renumbered I-27;
01/11/1941 Renumbered I-26;
18/10/1942 Damaged,Grounded on Indispensable Reef;
25/06/1943 Damaged NZ.A/C,Depth Charges;
02/01/1944 Damaged UK.A/C Bombs;
09/07/1944 Damaged,Grounded on Reef, Guam;
26/10/1944 Sunk=70m e.Suriago,09*45'N;126*45'E;
Depth Charges;US.DE.Richard M Rowell;
NO Survivors;120 KIA;
21/11/1944= Presumed lost;
10/03/1945 Removed from Navy List;

SortiesbySub Ships Attacked

[Cdr.Yokota Minoru] [51]
19/11/1942Yokosuka-11/01/1942Kwajalein=Aleutians,Attu-Kiska-Adak-Dutch Harbour-US.w.Coast,Seattle;
m/01/1942Kwajalein- l/01/1942Yokosuka=Transit(newEquipm't;Training);
l/01/1942Yokosuka- l/01/1942Kwajalein=Transit;
01/02/1942Kwajalein-03/02/1942Kwajalein=e.Kwajalein;
20/02/1942Kwajalein-21/03/1942Yokosuka=FrenchFrigateShoal(A/C.FuelSupply);(Repairs);
16/05/1942Yokosuka-07/07/1942Yokosuka=Aleutians,Kodiak-US.w.Coast,Seattle-Vancouver-UnimakPassage;
15/08/1942Yokosuka-21/08/1942Truk=Transit;
l/08/1942Truk-25/09/1942Truk=Solomons,Guadalcanal-Espirito Santo-SanCristobal;(Repairs);
05/10/1942Truk- l/10/1942Rabaul=Solomons,IndispensableReef-Noumea-SanCristobal;(A/C Refuel);
e/11/1942Rabaul- e/11/1942Shortland=Transit;
m/11/1942Shortland-30/11/1942Truk=Guadalcanal-San Cristobal;
03/12/1942Truk-09/12/1942Yokosuka=Transit(Repairs);
15/01/1943Yokosuka-20/01/1943Truk=Transit;
23/01/1943Truk-11/02/1943Truk=Guadalcanal(Supply,Toku-Unto Container)-s.Guadalcanal;
01/03/1943Truk- m/03/1942Rabaul=Bismarck Sea(Rescue114men);
m/03/1943Rabaul-10/05/1943Truk=Aust.e.Coast,Sydney,Brisbane;
14/06/1943Truk-07/08/1943Truk=Solomons-EspiritoSanto-Fiji;
m/08/1943Truk-23/08/1943Yokosuka=Transit(Repairs);
[Lt.Cdr/Cdr.Kusaka Toshio] [53]
22/11/1943Yokosuka- e/12/1943Penang=Transit;
04/12/1943Penang-15/01/1944Singapore=IndianOcean-Maldive Is(Rescued A/C crew10men)-ArabianSea;(Repairs);
m/02/1944Singapore-20/02/1944Penang=Transit;;
27/02/1944Penang-25/04/1944Penang=IndianOcean,-s.Ceylon--Arabian Sea;
03/05/1944Penang-15/05/1944Kure=Transit(Repairs);
27/06/1944Kure-22/07/1944Yokosuka=Guam(Supply,Unpoto+Unkato;Rescue120men);(Repairs);
[Lt.Cdr.Nishiuchi Shoichi] [60]
13/10/1944Kure-28/10/1944Sunk=s.Okinawa-e.Philippines+

Sorties=15

[Cdr.Yokota Minoru] [51]
08/12/1941sunk.US.MS.CynthiaOlsen;2140t;900m.neHawaii;33*42'N;145*29'W;
07/06/1942sunk.US.MS.CoastTrader;3286t;w.coastUS;48*15'N;125*40'W;
31/08/1942dam.US.CV.Saratoga;33681t;Solomons;10*34'S;164*18'E;
13/11/1942sunk.US.CL.Juneau;6718t;Guadalcanal;10*34'S;164*04'E;
11/04/1943sunk.Yu.MS.Recina;4732t;e.coastAustralia;37*24'S;150*19'E;
24/04/1943sunk.Au.MS.Kowarra;2125t;e.coastAustralia;24*26'S;153*44'E;
[Lt.Cdr/Cdr.Kusaka Toshio] [53]
28/12/1943sunk.US.MS.RobertF.Hoke;7176t;IndianOcean;20*00'N;59*25'E;
31/12/1943dam.Br.MS.Tornus;8054t;IndianOcean;19*45''N;59*10'E;
02/01/1944sunk.US.MS.AlbertGallatin;7176t;IndianOcean;21*21'N;59*58'E;
13/03/1944sunk.US.MS.H.D.Collier;8298t;IndianOcean;21*30'N;66*11'E;
21/03/1944sunk.No.MS.Grena;8117t;IndianOcean;20*48'N;59*38'E;
29/03/1944sunk.Us.MS.RichardHovey;7176t;ArabianSea;16*40'N;64*30'E;

M/S Sunk=09@050226t
M/S Damaged =01@008054t
W/S Sunk =01@006718t
W/S Damaged =01@033681t
Total Sunk =10@056944t
Total Damaged =02@041735t
Total =12@098679t

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