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Type Builder Name Laid Down Launched Completed Notes
J1M

Kawasaki Kobe

Updated:26/08/2016

30/10/1929 19/06/1931 31/07/1932

Home Base:Yokosuka ND;
31/07/1932-15/11/1933=Yokosuka ND;
15/11/1933-15/11/1935=Sub.Div.8; Sub.Ron.1; 1stFleet; Combined Fleet;
15/11/1935-01/12/1936=Sub.Div.8; Yokosuka Defence Ron.; Yokosuka ND;
01/12/1936-01/05/1939=Sub.Div.8; Sub.Ron.1; 1stFleet; Combined Fleet;
15/11/1939-01/03/1940=Sub.Div.8; Submarine School, Kure; Yokosuka ND;
01/03/1940-01/04/1940=Sub.Div.8; 3rd Reserve; Yokosuka ND;
01/04/1940-15/11/1940=Sub.Div.8; Yokosuka ND;
15/11/1940-20/08/1942= Sub.Div.8; Sub Ron2; 6thFleet; Combined Fleet;
20/08/1942-31/03/1943=Sub.Div.7; 6th Fleet; Combined Fleet;
31/03/1943-01/02/1944=Sub.Div.7; 5th Fleet; Combined Fleet;
01/02/1944-10/09/1944=Sub.Div.7; 6th Fleet; Combined Fleet;

21/10/1935-01/12/1936 ?=Reserve;

CEO:Lt.Cdr.Sato Shiro [43]=01/12/1931-31/07/1932;
CO:Lt.Cdr/Cdr.Sato Shiro [43]=31/07/1932-16/07/1934;
CO:Lt.Cdr.Kijima Moritsugu [44]=16/07/1934-25/08/1934;
CO:Cdr.Sato Shiro [43]=25/08/1934-15/11/1934;
CO:Lt.Cdr.Takezaki Kaoru [45]=15/11/1934-21/10/1935;?
CO: ?
CO:Cdr.Iwagami Hidetoshi [46]=01/12/1936-01/12/1937;
CO:Lt.Cdr.Uchino Shinji [49]=01/12/1937-15/12/1938;
CO:Cdr.Shimizu Taro [48]=15/12/1938-15/12/1939;
CO: Cdr.Nishino Kozo [48]=15/11/1939-19/10/1940;
CO:Cdr. Shichiji Tsuneo [49]=19/10/1940-05/02/1942;
CO:Cdr. Nakamura (Uno) Otoji [52]=05/02/1942-28/02/1942;
CO:Lt.Cdr. Utsuki Hidejiro [52]=28/02/1942-31/10/1942;
CO:Lt.Cdr. Sekito Yoshimitsu [57]=31/10/1942-20/04/1943;
CO:Lt.Cdr. Morinaga Masahiko [59]=20/04/1943-30/04/1944;
CO:Lt.Cdr. Doi Mareshige [60]=30/04/1944 -19/07/1944+KIA;

1932 Start A/C trials (Yokosho 2Go E6Y1);
/05/1933 catapult. Installed in place of aft gun;
30/10/1933 Damaged, collision, Jap.MS.Tsukushi Maru No.5;
/02/1935- /07/1936 A/C trials (Watanabe E9W1);
/m1940 A/C hangars & catapult removed;
25/02/191942 Damaged, Jap. A/C, M.G. West of Timor;
28/02/1942 Damaged, grounded; Staring Bay; 20/03/1942 Salvaged,Repaired;
19/07/1944 Sunk=e.Guam;13*01'N;151*58'E;
Depth Charge,US.DE.Wyman;
No Survivors; 130 KIA;
19/07/1944 Presumed lost;
10/09/1944 Removed from Navy List;


SortiesbySub Ships Attacked

[Lt.Cdr.Sato Shiro] [43]
31/07/1932 Kobe-01/08/1932 Yokosuka=Transit;
[Lt.Cdr.Takezaki Kaoru] [45]
29/03/1935Sasebo-04/04/1935Sasebo=c.Chinese waters=Training;
[Cdr.Iwagami Hidetoshi] [46]
27/03/1937Sasebo-06/04/1937Ariake Bay=Tsingtao Area=Training;
20/08/1937Japan-23/08/1937Shanghai=Escort sortie(BatDiv1+BatDiv3);
[Cdr. Shichiji Tsuneo] [49]
18/11/1941Yokosuka-23/01/1942Kwajalein=Hawaii,Mashall Is.
24/01/1942Kwajalein-02/02/1942Yokosuka=Transit,(Repairs)
[Cdr. Nakamura (Uno) Otoji] [52]
11/02/1942Yokosuka-16/02/1942Palau=Transit;
17/02/1942Palau-22/02/1942StaringBay=Transit;
23/02/1942StaringBay-26/02/1942Kupang=sortie aborted, MG damage;(Repairs);
27/02/1942Kupang-28/02/1942StaringBay=Transit;Damaged(Grounded)(Repairs);
[Lt.Cdr. Utsuki Hidejiro] [52]
25/03/1942StaringBay-16/04/1942Singapore=IndianOcean-Maldive Is.-Ceylon;
21/04/1942Singapore-01/05/1942Yokosuka=Transit(Repairs);
17/06/1942Yokosuka-24/06/1942Kiska=Transit;
/07/1942Kiska- /07/1942Kiska=n.UnimakPassage-DutchHarbor;
25/07/1942Kiska-01/08/1942Yokosuka=Transit(Repairs);
08/09/1942Yokosuka-16/09/1942Truk=Transit;
17/09/1942Truk-02/10/1942Shortland=Solomons-se.SanCristobal Is;
05/10/1942Shortland- l/10/1942Truk=Solomons,Indispensable Reef;(Repairs);
[Lt.Cdr. Sekito Yoshimitsu] [57]
21/11/1942Truk-25/11/1942Rabaul=Transit(Repairs);
02/12/1942Rabaul-03/12/1942Shortland=Transit(Repairs);
09/12/1942Shortland-10/12/1942Rabaul=Transit;
14/12/1942Rabaul-17/12/1942Truk=Transit;
20/12/1942Truk-28/12/1942Yokosuka=Transit(Repairs);
09/03/1943Yokosuka-17/03/1943Truk=Transit;
20/03/1942Truk-24/03/1943=Rabaul=Transit;
26/03/1943Rabaul-01/04/1943Rabaul=Lae(Supply);
03/04/1943Rabaul-09/04/1943Rabaul=Lae(Supply29t;21men);
10/04/1943Rabaul-16/04/1943Rabaul=Lae(Supply25.9t;15men;Rescued 35men);
19/04/1943Rabaul-25/04/1943Rabaul=Lae(Supply20t;14men;Rescued 38men);
28/04/1943Rabaul-04/05/1943Rabaul=Lae(Supply35.4t;22 men;Rescued 40 men);(Repairs);
06/05/1943Rabaul-12/05/1943Rabaul=Lae(Supply34t;23men;Rescued 39men);
14/05 /1943Rabaul-20/05/1943Rabaul=Lae(Supply);
21/05/1943Rabaul-27/05/1943Rabaul=Lae(Supply20.5t;24men;Rescued 37men);
28/05/1943Rabaul-31/05/1943Lae=(Supply22.3t;23men);
31/05/1943Lae-10/06/1943Yokosuka=Transit(Repairs);
[Lt.Cdr. Morinaga Masahiko] [59]
10/07/1943Yokosuka-17/07/1943Paramushiro=Transit;
28/07/1943Paramushiro-04/08/1943Paramushiro=w.Aleutians;
e/08/1943Paramushiro- e/08/1943Paramushiro=Attu(Supply+Rescue);
15/08/1943Paramushiro-20/09/1943Paramushiro=Kiska;
22/09/1943Paramushiro-29/09/1943Yokosuka=Transit(Repairs);
27/01/1944Yokosuka-01/02/1944Saipan=Transit;
11/02/1944Saipan-19/02/1944Rabaul=(Supply;26men);
22/02/1944Rabaul-26/02/1944Rabaul=Sarmi(Supply);
e/03/1944Rabaul-e/03/1944Rabaul=Sarmi(Supply);
10/03/1944Rabaul-15/03/1944Truk=Transit;
19/03/1944Truk-26/03/1944Yokosuka=Transit(Repair);
[Lt.Com. Doi Mareshige] [60]
07/05/1944Yokosuka-m/05/1944Yokosuka=Saipan-Ponape(Supply);
26/05/1944Yokosuka-03/06/1944Saipan=e.Saipan;
05/06/1944Saipan-12/06/1944Truk=Ponape(Supply);Aborted;
15/06/1944Truk-22/06/1944Truk=e.Marianas;
05/07/1944Truk-11/07/1944Truk=Ponape Is.(Supply)(Repairs);
16/07/1944Truk-19/07/1944Sunk=-e.Guam(Yokosuka)+

Sorties=28

[Lt.Cdr. Utsuki Hidejiro] [52]
06/04/1942sunk.US.MS.Washingtonian;6617t;IndianOcean.07*25'N;73*05'E;
10/04/1942sunkSailingShip,IndianOcean.07* 'N;79* 'E; ?

M/S Sunk =01@006617t
M/S Damaged =0
W/S Sunk =0
W/S Damaged =0
Total Sunk =01@006617t
Total Damaged =0
Total =01@006617t

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