I-31 ex I-37 ex No-144

Type Builder Name Laid Down Launched Completed Notes
B1
Yokosuka N Yd
06/12/1939 13/03/1941 30/05/1942 Home Base:Kure Naval Base;
30/05/1942-01/08/1943=Sub.Div.15;Sub.Ron.1;6th Fleet;Combined Fleet;

CEO:Lt.Cdr.Inoue Noritsune [51]=10/03/1942-30/05/1942;
CO:Lt.Cdr/Cdr.Inoue Noritsune [51]=30/05/1942-13/05/1943+KIA;

12/09/1942 Shelled Graciosa Bay,Ndeni Is.Solomons;
11/09/1942 A/C Recco Ndeni Is.,Solomons;
13/09/1942 A/C Recco Vanikoro Is. Solomons;
04/11/1942 A/C Recco Suva,Fiji;
11/11/1942 A/C Recco Pago Pago,Samoa;

? Renumbered I-37;
01/11/1941 Renumbered I-31;
13/05/1943 Sunk=n.Holtz Bay,Attu Is.:52*08'N;177*38'E;
Depth Charges;US.DD.Edwards;DD.Farragut;
No Survivors; 95 KIA;
01/08/1943 Removed from Navy List;

SortiesbySub Ships Attacked

[Lt.Cdr/Cdr.Inoue Noritsune] [51]
15/08/1942Kure-30/08/1942Truk=Solomons-se.SanCristobal;
06/09/1942Truk- e/10/1942Truk=Ndeni Is.-Vanikoro Is.-Solomons-se.SanCristobal(Repair);
m/10/1942Truk-20/11/1942Shortland=Solomons,IndispensableReef-Fiji-Samoa;
25/11/1942Shortland-29/11/1942Shortland=Guadalcanal(Supply30t);
25/12/1942Shortland-29/12/1943Shortland=Guadalcanal(Supply15t+);
e/01/1943Shortland-13/01/1943Kure=Transit(Repair);
25/02/1943Kure- e/03/1943Paramushiro=Transit;
23/03/1943Paramushiro-01/04/1943Paramushiro=s.Agattu Is-Attu Is.,Aleutians(Supply);
14/04/1943Paramushiro- l/04/1943Paramushiro=Attu Is.;
08/05/1943Paramushiro-13/05/1943Sunk=Kiska(Supply)-Attu Is.;

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