I-363 ex No-5463

Type Builder Name Laid Down Launched Completed Notes
D1

Kure N Yd

Updated=25/07/2014;

01/05/1943 12/12/1943 08/07/1944 Home Base:Yokosuka Naval District;
08/07/1944-15/09/1944=Sub.Ron.11;6th Fleet;Combined Fleet;
15/09/1944-20/03/1945=Sub.Ron.7;6th Fleet;Combined Fleet;
20/03/1945-15/09/1945=Sub.Div.15;6th Fleet;Combined Fleet;
15/09/1945-10/11/1945=Sub.Div.15;

CEO:Lt.Cdr.Araki Asakichi [64]=//1943-08/07/1943;
CO:Lt.Cdr.Araki Asakichi [64]=08/07/1944- 02/12/1944;
CO:Lt.Kihara Sakae [66]=02/12/1944-29/10/1945KIAc:

TransportSub;
/04/1945Converted to KaitenCarrier;[5 Kaiten;]

20/10/1943 Renumbered I-363;
14/08/1945 Damaged=nw.Kyushu;US.A/C,MG.2 KIA;
02/09/1945 Surrendered=Kure;
29/10/1945Sunk=Post WWII;n.Kyushu,Japan;32*00'N;131*40'E;
Mine;
10 Survivors;35 KIAcc;
10/11/1945 Removed from Navy List;
26/01/1966 Raised and scrapped, Etajima;

SortiesbySub Ships Attacked

[Lt.Cdr.Araki Asakichi] [64]
09/10/1944Yokosuka-21/10/1944Truk=Transit;
24/10/1944Truk-31/10/1944Truk=Mereyon Is.,WoleaiAtoll (Supply100t+Rescue 7men);
02/11/1944Truk-15/11/1944 Yokosuka=Transit; (Rescue 82 men);
[Lt.Kihara Sakae] [66]
10/12/1944Yokosuka-26/12/1944Yokosuka=Marcus Is.(Supply108t=Rescue60men)(Repairs);
05/03/1945Yokosuka-30/03/1945Yokosuka=Marcus Is.(Supply=Rescue);
28/05/1945Hikari-28/06/1945Hikari=se.Okinawa(Kaiten-Todoroki Group);
08/08/1945Hikari-18/08/1945Kure=-Sea of Japan(Kaiten-Tamon Group);(n.Palau);
/10/1945Kure-29/10/1945Sunk=-off Coast Miyazaki+(Sasebo);

Sorties=5

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