I-44 ex No-374

Type Builder Name Laid Down Launched Completed Notes
B2

Yokosuka N Yd

Updated:26/09/2016

11/06/1942 05/03/1943 31/01/1944 Home Base:Yokosuka Naval Base;
31/01/1944-28/04/1944=Sub.Ron.11;6th Fleet;Combined Fleet;
28/04/1944-10/06/1945=Sub.Div.15;6th Fleet;Combined Fleet;

CEO:Lt.Cdr.Itakura Mitsuma [61]=8/12/1943 - 15/12/1943;
CEO:Cdr.Yokota Minoru [51]=20/01/1944-31/01/1944;
CO:Cdr.Yokota Minoru [51]=31/01/1944-16/09/1944;
CO:Lt.Kawaguchi Genbei [66]=16/09/1944-17/03/1945;
CO:Lt.Cdr.Masuzawa Seishi [65]=17/03/1945-18/04/1945+KIA;

05/02/1943 Renumbered I-44;
27/05/1944 Damaged,US.A/C+PC's; Depth Charges;
20/10/1944 Damaged,Fuel Explosion,n.Philippines;
3 KIAcc;
10/1944 Converted to Kaiten Carrier;
29/04/1945 Sunk=300m.s.Okinawa;24*15';131*16'E;
Depth Charge+Fido Torpedo;US.A/C,CVE Tulagi;
No Survivors; 134 KIA;
10/06/1945 Removed from Navy List;

SortiesbySub Ships Attacked

[Cdr.Yokota Minoru] [51]
31/03/1944Yokosuka-14/04/1944Kure=se.Palau (Repairs);
15/05/1944Kure-05/06/1944Kure=ne.New Ireland(Repairs);
[Lt.Kawaguchi Genbei] [66]
19/10/1944Kure- 22/10/1944Kure=e.Philippines(Repairs);
21/02/1945Kure-09/03/1945Otsujima=IwoJima(Kaiten-ChihayaGroup);
m/03/1945 Otsujima-11/03/1945 Kure=Transit;
[Lt.Cdr.Masuzawa Seishi] [65]
04/04/1945Otsujima-29/04/1945Sunk=Okinawa(Kaiten-TataraGroup)+

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