I-38 ex No-151

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

19/06/1941

15/04/1942 31/01/1943 Home Base:Kure Naval Base;
31/01/1943-01/04/1943=Kure Sub.Ron;Kure ND;
01/04/1943-30/04/1943=Sub.Ron.11;1st Fleet;Combined Fleet;
30/04/1943-15/01/1944=Sub.Div.15;Sub.Ron.1;6th Fleet;Combined Fleet;
15/01/1944-10/03/1945=Sub.Div.15;6th Fleet;Combined Fleet;

CEO:Cdr.Ankyu Eitaro [50]=05/12/1942-31/01/1943;
CO:Cdr.Ankyu Eitaro [50]=31/01/1943-15/03/1944;
CO:Lt.Cdr.Toyama Masanobu [59]=15/03/1944-18/04/1944;
CO:Lt.Cdr.Shimose Kichiro= [58]18/04/1944-12/11/1944+KIA;

e/06/1944 A/C Recco Kwajalein;

? Renumbered I-38;
12/11/1944 Sunk=e.Palau Is.;08*04'N;138*92'E;
Depth Charges;US.DD.Nicholas;
No Survivors;110KIA;
10/03/1945 Removed from Navy List;

SortiesbySub Ships Attacked

[Cdr.Ankyo Eitaro] [50]
08/05/1943Kure-08/05/1943Saeki=Transit;
09/05/1943Saeki-14/05/1943Truk=Transit;
16/05/1943Truk-20/05/1943Rabaul=(Supply,Unpoto);
21/05/1943Rabaul-25/05/1943Rabaul=Lae(Supply48.6t+12men;Rescued17men);
27/05/1943Rabaul-31/05/1943Rabaul=Lae(Supply48.6t+29men;Rescued6men);
02/06/1943Rabaul-06/06/1943Rabaul=Lae(Supply t;Rescued men);
09/06/1943Rabaul-13/06/1943Rabaul=Lae(SupplyUnpoto;Rescued6men);
19/06/1943Rabaul-23/06/1943Rabaul=Lae(Supply48.5t+Unpoto);
26/06/1943Rabaul-30/06/1943Rabaul=Lae(Supply48.5t+Unpoto;Rescued15men);
02/07/1943Rabaul-12/07/1943Rabaul=Kula Gulf;
17/07/1943Rabaul-21/07/1943Rabaul=Lae(Supply t);
24/07/1943Rabaul-28/07/1943Rabaul=Lae(Supply,Unpoto);
30/07/1943Rabaul-03/08/1943Rabaul=Lae(Supply t);
06/08/1943Rabaul-10/08/1943Rabaul=Lae(Supply t);
14/08/1943Rabaul-20/08/1943Rabaul=Kolombangara(Supply t);
28/08/1943Rabaul-01/09/1943Rabaul=Lae(Supply,Unpoto);
07/09/1943Rabaul-13/09/1943Rabaul=Kolombangara-Shortland(Supply,Unpoto);
20/09/1943Rabaul-28/09/1943Rabaul=Finchafen-Sarmi(Supply t);
03/10/1943Rabaul-08/10/1943Rabaul=Sio(Supply);
15/10/1943Rabaul-19/10/1943Rabaul=Sarmi(Supply);
24/10/1943Rabaul-28/10/1943Rabaul=Sarmi(Supply);
29/10/1943Rabaul-02/11/1943Rabaul=Sio(Supply);
05/11/1943Rabaul-09/11/1943Rabaul=Sio(Supply,Unkato;Rescued men);
18/11/1943Rabaul-22/11/1943Rabaul=Sarmi(Supply);
23/11/1943Rabaul-27/11/1943Rabaul=Sio(Supply);
07/12/1943Rabaul-11/12/1943Rabaul=Sarmi(Supply,Unpoto);
19/12/1943Rabaul-23/12/1943Rabaul=Sio(SupplyUnkato);
l/12/1943Rabaul-07/01/1944Kure=Transit(Repairs);
[Lt.Cdr.Toyama Masanobu] [59]
15/03/1944Kure-20/03/1944Truk=Transit;
30/03/1944Truk-17/04/1944Truk=w.Caroline Is.-Wewak-Hollandia(Rescued HQ Staff);
[Lt.Cdr.Shimose Kichiro] [58]
18/04/1944Truk-27/04/1944Kure=Transit(Repairs);
18/05/1944Kure-16/07/1944Sasebo=e.Marshall Is.-Kwajalein-Majuro Is.-e.Saipan;(Repairs);
19/10/1944Kure-12/11/1944Sunk=e.Philippines-Palau;

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