I-502exU-862

Type Builder Name Laid Down Launched Completed Notes
IX D2
Deschimag Bremen
15/08/1942 05/06/1943 07/10/1943

Ex German U-862;
10/05/1945 Taken over by Japan;
Home Base:Kawasaki;
/0 /1945-30/11/1945=1st Southern Expeditionary Fleet;

CEO:
CO:Lt.Cdr.Yamanaka Yoshiaki [66]=15/07/1945-30/11/1945;

15/07/1945 Renumbered I-502;
16/08/1945 Surrendered=Singapore;
12/02/1946;Scuttled;Malacca Strait off Singapore;
No Casualties;
30/11/1945 Removed from Navy List;

KM=
0707/10/1943-30/04/1944=4th U-Ron;
01/05/1944-30/09/1944=12th U-Ron;
01/10/1944-06/05/1944=33rd U-Ron;

CO:Cdr.Heinrich Timm=07/10/1043-06/05/1945;

20/08/1944=Shot down Br.A/C;Mozambique Channel;

26/05/1944=Damaged Br.A/C Bomb;


SortiesbySub Ships Attacked

IJN Sorties=0

[Cdr.Heinrich Timm]
21/05/1944Kiel-23/05/1944Kristiansand=Transit;
23/05/1944Kristiansand-23/05/1944Flekkefjord=Transit;
23/05/1944Flekkefjord-26/05/1944Bergen=Transit;
27/05/1944Bergen-27/05/1944Alesund=Transit;
27/05/1944Alesund-28/05/1944Trondheim=Transit;
28/05/1944Trondheim-30/05/1944Narvik=Transit;(Repairs);
03/06/1944Narvik-09/09/1944Penang=Atlantic Ocean-Indian Ocean;
12/09/1944Penang-13/09/1944Singapore=Transit;(Repairs);
06/11/1944Singapore-08/11/1944Batavia=Transit;
18/11/1944Batavia-14/02/1945Batavia=Indian Ocean-Southern Ocean-Pacific Ocean-New Zealand-Southern Ocean-Indian Ocean;
18/02/1945Batavia-20/02/1945Singapore=Transit;(Repairs);

KM Sorties=2

IJN=0

KM=
[Cdr.Heinrich Timm]
25/07/1944Sunk US.MS.Robin Goodfellow;6885t;s.Atlantic;20*03'S;14*21'W;
13/08/1944Sunk Br.MS.Radbury;3614t;Mozambique Channel;24*20'S;41*45'E;
16/08/1944Sunk Br.MS.Empire Lancer;7037t;Mozambique Channel;15* 'S;45* 'E;
18/08/1944Sunk Br.MS.Nairung;5414t;Mozambique Channel;15* 'S;45* 'E;
19/08/1944Sunk Br.MS.Wayfarer;5068t;Mozambique Channel;14*30'S;42*20'E;
09/12/1944Dam. Gr.MS.Ilissos;4724t;Southern Ocean;37*11'S;139*35'E;
24/12/1944Sunk US.MS Robert J Walker;7180t;e.Coast; Australia,
Pacific Ocean;36*45'S;150*43'E;
06/02/1945Sunk US.MS.Peter Silvester;7176t;Indian Ocean;34*19'S;99*37'E;

KM=
M/S Sunk =7@042374t
M/S Damaged =1@004237t
W/S Sunk =0
W/S Damaged =0
Total Sunk =7@042374t
Total Damaged =1@004724t
Total =8@047098t

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