I-27 ex I-29 ex No-140

Type Builder Name Laid Down Launched Completed Notes
B1
Sasebo N Yd
05/07/1939 06/06/1940 24/02/1942 Home Base:Kure Naval Base;
24/02/1942-10/03/1942=Sub.Div.14;6th Fleet;Combined Fleet;
10/03/1942-15/12/1943=Sub.Div.14;Sub.Ron.8;6th Fleet;Combined Fleet;
15/12/1943-10/07/1944=Sub.Ron.8;6th Fleet;Combined Fleet;

CEO:Cdr.Yoshimura Iwao [51]=31/10/1941-24/02/1942;
CO:Cdr.Yoshimura Iwao [51]=24/02/1942-05/08/1942;
CO:Lt.Cdr.Kitamura Soshichi [55]=05/08/1942-23/02/1943;
CO:Lt.Cdr/Cdr.Fukumura Toshiaki [54]=23/02/1943-12/02/1944+KIA;

31/05/1942 Launched M'Sub.#14; Lt. Chuman Kenshi; Sydney,Australia;+

? Renumbered I-29;
01/11/1941 Renumbered I-27;
27/01/1943 Damaged Accident,w.Penang;
12/02/1944 Sunk=sw.Maldive Is.;01*25'N;72*22'E;
Depth Charges+Gunfire+Torpedo;Br.DD.Paladine;DD.Petard;
No Survivors; 101 KIA;
10/07/1944 Removed from Navy List;

SortiesbySub Ships Attacked

[Cdr.Yoshimura Iwao] [51]
15/04/1942Kure-25/04/1942Truk=e.Bonin Is;
27/04/1942Truk-17/05/1942Truk=sw.Guadalcanal-Noumea,New Caledonia;
18/05/1942Truk-25/06/1942Kwajalein=Aust.e.Coast,Sydney(M'Sub)-Bass Strait-Noumea;
e/07/1942Kwajalein-23/07/1942Kure=Transit(Repairs);
[Lt.Cdr.Kitamura Soshichi] [55]
15/08/1942Kure- l/08/1942Penang=Transit;
29/08/1942Penang-10/11/1942Singapore=Indian Ocean-Arabian Sea-Gulf of Oman(Repairs);
m/11/1942Singapore-28/11/1942Penang=Indian Ocean-ArabianSea;
e/12/1942Penang- e/01/1943Penang=IndianOcean,Bay ofBengal-ArafuraSea;
12/01/1943Penang-27/01/1943Penang=Indian Ocean;(Repairs);
[Lt.Cdr/Cdr.Fukumura Toshiaki] [54]
l/02/1943Penang- e/04/1943Penang=IndianOcean-Arabian Sea;
m/04/1943Penang- m/07/1943Penang=IndianOcean-Arabian Sea-Gulf of Oman;
l/08/1943Penang- l/09/1943Penang=IndianOcean-ArabianSea;Repairs;
l/10/1943Penang- m/12/1943Penang=IndianOcean-Arabian Sea-Gulf of Oman(Repairs);
04/02/1944Penang-12/02/1944Sunk=IndianOcean,Maldive Is.+

Sorties=12

[Cdr.Yoshimura Iwao] [51]
04/06/1942dam.Au.MS.Barwon;4239t;e.coastAustralia;39* 'S;151* 'E;
04/06/1942sunk.Au.MS.IronCrown;3353t;e.coastAustralia;38*17'S;149*44'E;
[Lt.Cdr.Kitamura Soshichi] [55]
22/10/1942sunk.Br.MS.OceanVintage;7174t;ArabianSea;21*37'N;60*06'E;
[Lt.Cdr/Cdr.Fukumura Toshiaki] [54]
20/03/1943sunk.Br.MS.FortMumford;7132t;IndianOcean;10* 'N;71* 'E;
07/05/1943sunk.Ne.MS.Berakit;6608t;Maldive Is;03*40'N;75*20'E;
03/06/1943sunk.US.MS.Montanan;4898t;ArabianSea;17*54'E;58*09'E;
24/06/1943sunk.Br.MS.BritishVenture;4696t;Gulf of Oman;25*13'N;58*02'E;
28/06/1943sunkNo.MS.DahPu;1974t;MuscatHarbour;23*37'N;58*36'E;
05/07/1943dam.US.MS.AlcoaProspector;6797t;Gulf of Oman;24*21'N;59*04'E;
07/09/1943dam.US.MS.LymanSteward;7176t;Maldive Is;03*30'N;75*00'E;
09/09/1943sunk.Br.MS.Larchbank;5151t;Maldive Is;07*38'N;74*00'E;
09/09/1943sunk.Br.PC.MTB284;32t;Maldive Is;07*38'N;74*00'E;
09/09/1943sunk.Br.PC.MTB285;32t;Maldive Is;07*38'N;74*00'E;
10/11/1943sunk.Br.MS.Sambo;7176t;Gulf of Aden;12*28'N;43*31'E;
18/11/1943sunk.Br.MS.Sambridge;7176t;Gulf of Aden;11*25'N;47*25'E;
29/11/1943sunk.Gr,MS.AthinaLivanos;4824t;Gulf of Aden;12*20'N;44*00'E;
02/12/1943sunk.Gr.MS.Nitsa;4732t;Gulf of Aden;11*42'N;45*32'E;
03/12/1943dam.Br.MS.FortCamosun;7126t;Gulf of Aden;11*23'N;46*03'E;
12/02/1944sunkBr.MS.Khedive Ismail;7513t;Maldive Is;00*57'N;72*16'E;
12/02/1944dam.Br.DD.Paladin;1550t;Maldive Is;00*57'N;72*16'E;

M/S Sunk=13@072407t
M/S Damaged =04@025338t
W/S Sunk =02@000064t
W/S Damaged =01@001550t
Total Sunk =15@072471t
Total Damaged =05@026888t
Total =20@099359t

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