I-37 ex I-49 ex No-150

Type Builder Name Laid Down Launched Completed Notes
B1
Kure N Yd

07/12/1940

22/10/1941 10/03/1943 Home Base:Kure Naval Base;
10/03/1943-01/04/1943=Kure Sub.Ron;Kure ND;
01/04/1943-23/05/1943=Sub.Ron.11;1st Fleet;Combined Fleet;
23/05/1943-15/12/1943=Sub.Div.14;Sub.Ron.8;6th Fleet;Combined Fleet;
15/12/1943-12/09/1944=Sub.Ron.8;6th Fleet;Combined Fleet;
12/09/1944-10/03/1945=Sub.Div.15;6th Fleet;Combined Fleet;

CEO:Cdr.Otani Kiyonori [49]=20/12/1942-10/03/1943;
CO:Cdr/Cpt.Otani Kiyonori [49]=10/03/1943-27/12/1943;
CO:Cdr.Nakagawa Hajime [50]=27/12/1943-10/05/1944;
CO:Cdr.Kono Masamichi [52]=10/05/1944-11/10/1944;
CO:Lt.Cdr.Kamimoto Nobuo [56]=11/10/1944-19/11/1944+KIA;

11/10/1943 A/C Recco Diego Suarez,Madagascar; WO.Imaizumi Jinzo;
17/10/1943 A/C Recco Mombasa,Kenya,e.Africa; WO.Imaizumi Jinzo;
03/03/1944 A/C Recco Chagos Arcipelago;Ens.Takahashi Kazuo;
15/03/1944 A/C Recco Diego Suarez;Ens.Takahashi Kazuo;
07/04/1944 A/C Recco Pemba Is.;Mombasa;Ens.Takahashi Kazuo;

22/10/1941 Renumbered I-49;
01/11/1941 Renumbered I-37
m/09/1944 Converted to Kaiten Carrier;
27/04/1944 Damaged,Mine;w.Penang;
19/11/1944 Sunk=nw.Kossol Passage,n.Palau Is;08*07'N;134*16'E;
Depth Charges;US.DE.Conklin;DE.McCoy Reynolds;
No Survivors; 113 KIA;
10/03/1945 Removed from Navy List;

SortiesbySub Ships Attacked

[Cdr/Cpt.Otani Kiyonori] [49]
25/05/1943Kure-04/06/1943Penang=Transit;
08/06/1943Penang-17/08/1943Penang=IndianOcean-Gulf of Oman-PersianGulf;
22/08/1943Penang-23/08/1943Singapore=Transit;
05/09/1943Singapore-06/09/1943Penang=Transit;
20/09/1943Penang-05/12/1943Penang=IndianOcean-Madagascar-MozambiqueChannel-Mombasa,e.CoastAfrica;
12/12/1943Penang-13/12/1943Singapore=Transit(Repairs);
[Cdr.Nakagawa Hajime] [50]
12/01/1944Singapore-13/01/1944Penang=Transit;
10/02/1944Penang-20/03/1944Penang=IndianOcean;
27/04/1944Penang-28/04/1944Penang=Damaged(Indian Ocean);
03/05/1944Penang-05/05/1944Singapore=Transit(Repairs);
[Cdr.Kono Masamichi] [52]
l/08/1944Singapore-09/09/1944Kure=Transit(Repairs);
[Lt.Cdr.Kamimoto Nobuo] [56]
08/11/1944Otsujima-19/11/1944Sunk=KossolStrait,Palau Is.(Kaiten=KikusuiGroup)+

Sorties=5

[Cdr/Cpt.Otani Kiyonori] [49]
15/06/1943sunk.Br.MS.SanErnesto;8078t;IndianOcean;09*18'S;80*20'E;
19/06/1943sunk.US.MS.HenryKnox;7176t;IndianOcean;00*00'N;70*15'E;
23/10/1943sunk.Gr.MS.Faneromeni;3404t;MozambiqueChannel;16*21'S;40*04'E;
27/11/1943sunk.No.MS.Scotia;9972t;IndianOcean;03*00'S;69*03'E;
[Cdr.Nakagawa Hajime] [50]
22/02/1944sunk.Br.MS.BritishChivalry;7118t;IndianOcean;00*50'S;68*00'E;
24/02/1944sunk.Br.MS.Sutlej;5189t;IndianOcean;08*00'S;70*00'E;
29/02/1944sunkBr.MS.Ascott;7005t;IndianOcean;05*00'S;63*00'E;

M/S Sunk =07@047942t
M/S Damaged =0
W/S Sunk =0
W/S Damaged =0
Total Sunk =07@047942t
Total Damaged =0
Total =07@047942t

Home Index