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STATUS OF MAJOR COMBATANT SHIPS OF JAPANESE NAVY
AT THE CONCLUSION OF HOSTILITIES

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BATTLESHIPS
AIRCRAFT CARRIERS
ESCORT AIRCRAFT CARRIERS
HEAVY CRUISERS
LIGHT CRUISERS
TRAINING CRUISERS
DESTROYERS
SUBMARINES Name Date Commissioned Final Disposition (Prior to 7 December 1941 unless otherwise indicated) BATTLESHIPS FUSO SUNK 25 Oct. 1944 in Surigao Straits, P.I., by U.S. destroyers HARUNA SUNK 28 July 1945 at Kure by U.S. carrier planes HIYEI SUNK 13-14 Nov. 1942 off Savo Is., Solomons, by U.S. fleet units and aircraft ISE SUNK 28 July 1945 at Kure by U.S. carrier planes KIRISHIMA SUNK 15 Nov. 1942 off Savo Is., Solomons, by U.S. fleet units KONGO SUNK 21 Nov. 1944 off Foochow, China, by U.S. submarine MUSASHI Aug. 1942 SUNK 25 Oct. 1944 in Sibuyan Sea, P.I., by U.S. carrier planes MUTSU SUNK 8 June 1943 in Hiroshima Bay by accidental explosion YAMATO Dec. 1941 SUNK 7 Apr. 1945 off Kyushu by U.S. carrier planes AIRCRAFT CARRIERS AKAGI SUNK 4 June 1942 off Midway by U.S. carrier planes AMAGI Aug. 1944 HEAVILY DAMAGED 24-28 July 1945 at Kure by U.S. carrier planes Page 234 Name Date Final Disposition Commissioned CHITOSE Jan. 1944 SUNK 25 October 1944 N.E. of Luzon by U.S. carrier planes CHIYODA Oct. 1943 SUNK 25 October 1944 N.E. of Luzon by U.S. carrier planes and fleet units HAYATAKA May 1942 HEAVILY DAMAGED 9 December 1944 off Naga- (JUNYO) saki; out of action at Sasebo HIRYU SUNK 5 June 1942 off Midway by U.S. carrier planes HITAKA July 1942 SUNK 20 June 1944 in Philippine Sea by (HIYO) U.S. carrier planes HOSHO OUT OF ACTION lightly damaged, in Japan area KAGA SUNK 4 June 1942 off Midway by U.S. carrier planes KASAGI Not Under camouflage at Sasebo; fitting out commissioned discontinued KATSURAGI Oct. 1944 HEAVILY DAMAGED 24-28 July 1945 at Kure by U.S. carrier planes RYUHO Nov. 1942 HEAVILY DAMAGED 19 March 1945 at Kure by U.S. carrier planes RYUJO SUNK 24 Aug. 1942 off Malaita Is., Solomons, by U.S. carrier planes SHINANO Nov. 1944 SUNK 29 Nov. 1944 S. of Honshu by U.S. submarine SHOHO Dec. 1941 SUNK 7 May 1942 in Coral Sea by U.S. carrier planes SHOKAKU SUNK l9 June 1944 off Yap by U.S. submarine SORYU SUNK 4 June 1942 off Midway by U.S. carrier planes and submarine TAIHO Mar. 1944 SUNK 19 June 1944 off Yap by U.S. submarine UNRYU 1944 SUNK 19 Dec. 1944 in E. China Sea by U.S. submarine ZUIHO SUNK 25 Oct. 1944 N.E. of Luzon by U.S. carrier planes ZUIKAKU SUNK 25 Oct. 1944 N.E. of Luzon by U.S. carrier planes ESCORT AIRCRAFT CARRIERS CHUYO Nov. 1942 SUNK 4 Dec. 1943 S.E. of Honshu by U.S. submarine KAIYO Nov. 1943 SUNK 24 July 1945 in Beppu Bay, Japan, by U.S. carrier planes JINYO Dec. 1943 SUNK 17 Nov. 1944 in S. Yellow Sea by U.S. submarine Page 235 Name Date Final Disposition Commissioned OTAKA 1942 SUNK 18 Aug. 1944 N.W. of Luzon by U.S. submarine UNYO 1942 SUNK 16 Sep. 1944 in S. China Sea by U.S. submarine HEAVY CRUISERS AOBA SUNK 28 July 1945 at Kure by U.S. carrier planes ASHIGARA SUNK 8 June 1945 S.E. of Singapore by British submarine ATAGO SUNK 23 Oct. 1944 off Palawan, P.I., by U.S. submarine CHIKUMA SUNK 25 Oct. 1944 E. of Samar, P.I., by U.S. carrier planes and fleet units CHOKAI SUNK 24 Oct. 1944 E. of Samar, P.I., by U.S. carrier planes FURUTAKA SUNK 11 October 1942 off Savo Is., Solomons, by U.S. fleet units HAGURO SUNK 16 May 1945 off Penang by British carrier planes and destroyers KAKO SUNK 10 Aug. 1942 off New Ireland by U.S. submarine KINUGASA SUNK 14 Nov. 1942 off Savo Is., Solomons, by U.S. carrier planes KUMANO SUNK 25 Nov. 1944 off W. Luzon by U.S. carrier planes MAYA SUNK 23 Oct. 1944 off Palawan, P.I., by U.S. submarine MIKUMA SUNK 6 June 1942 off Midway Is., by U.S. carrier planes MOGAMI SUNK 25 Oct. 1944 in Mindanao Sea, P.I., by U.S. fleet units and aircraft MYOKO OUT OF ACTION at Singapore; heavily damaged 13 Dec. 1944 S.W. of Saigon by U.S. submarine NACHI SUNK 5 Nov. 1944 in Manila Bay by U.S. carrier planes SUZUYA SUNK 25 Oct. 1944 E. of Samar, P.I., by U.S. carrier planes TAKAO OUT OF ACTION at Singapore; heavily damaged 23 Oct. 1944 off Palawan, P.I., by U.S. submarine TONE SUNK 28 July 1945 at Kure by U.S. carrier aircraft Page 236 Name Date Final Disposition Commissioned LIGHT CRUISERS ABUKUMA SUNK 26 Oct. 1944 off Negros, P.I., by B-24ís and fleet units AGANO Oct. 1942 SUNK 16 Feb. 1944 N. of Truk by U.S. submarine ISUZU SUNK 7 Apr. 1945 N. of Soembawa, N.E.I., by U.S. submarines JINTSU SUNK 13 July 1943 N. of Kolombangara, Solomons, by U.S. fleet units KINU SUNK 26 Oct. 1944 S.W. of Masbate, P.I., by U.S. carrier planes KISO SUNK 13 Nov. 1944 in Manila Bay by U.S. carrier planes KITAGAMI HEAVILY DAMAGED 24-28 July 1945 off Kure by U.S. carrier planes KUMA SUNK 11 Jan. 1944 off Penang by British submarine NAGARA SUNK 7 Aug. 1944 W. of Kyushu by U.S. submarine NAKA SUNK 17 Feb. 1944 S.W. of Truk by U.S. carrier planes NATORI SUNK 18 Aug. 1944 E. of Samar, P.I., by U.S. submarine NOSHIRO SUNK 26 Oct. 1944 N.W. of Panay, P.I., by U.S. carrier planes OI SUNK 19 July 1944 in S. China Sea by U.S. submarine OYODO Feb. 1943 SUNK 28 July 1945 at Kure by U.S. carrier planes SAKAWA Nov. 1944 In Japan SENDAI SUNK 2 Nov. 1943 w. off Bougainville, Solomons by U.S. fleet units TAMA SUNK 25 Oct. 1944 N.E. of Luzon by U.S. submarine TATSUTA SUNK 14 Mar. 1944 S. of Yokohama by U.S. submarine TENRYU SUNK 18 Dec. 1942 in Bismarck Sea by U.S. submarine YAHAGI Dec. 1943 SUNK 7 Apr. 1945 off Kyushu by U.S. carrier planes YUBARI SUNK 27 Apr. 1944 S. of Palau by U.S. submarine YURA SUNK 25 Oct. 1942 off Santa Isabel, Solomons by U.S. planes Page 237 Name Date Final Disposition Commissioned TRAINING CRUISERS KASHII SUNK 12 Jan. 1945 in S. China Sea by U.S. carrier planes KASHIMA In Japan KATORI SUNK 17 Feb. 1944 at Truk by U.S. fleet units and carrier planes DESTROYERS AKATSUKI SUNK 13 Nov. 1942 off Savo Is., Solomons, by U.S. cruiser AKEBONO SUNK 13 Nov. 1944 in Manila Bay by U.S. carrier planes AKIGUMO 1942 SUNK 11 Apr. 1944 off Zamboanga, Mindanao, by U.S. submarine AKIKAZE SUNK 3 Nov. 1944 in S. China Sea by U.S. submarine AKISHIMO 1944 SUNK 13 Nov. 1944 in Manila Bay by U.S. carrier planes AKITSUKI 1942 SUNK 22 Dec. 1944 off Omai Saki, Honshu, by U.S. submarine AMAGURI SUNK 23 Apr. 1944 in Makassar Strait by mine AMATSUKAZE DESTROYED 6 Apr. 1945 off Amoy by B-25ís ARARE SUNK 5 July 1942 off Kiska by U.S. submarine ARASHI SUNK 6 Aug. 1943 in Vella Gulf, New Georgia, by U.S. destroyers ARASHIO SUNK 3 Mar. 1943 in Huon Gulf, New Guinea, by U.S. Army bombers ARIAKE SUNK 28 July 1943 off Cape Gloucester, New Britain, by B-25's ASAGAO HEAVILY DAMAGED 22 Aug. 1945 near Moji; in Japan ASAGIRI SUNK 28 August 1942 off Santa Isabel, Solomons, by Marine bombers ASAGUMO SUNK 25 Oct. 1944 in Surigao Strait by U.S. fleet units ASAKAZE SUNK 23 Aug. 1944 off Cape Bolinao, Luzon, by U.S. submarine ASANAGI SUNK 22 May 1944 N.W. of Bonin Is., by U.S. submarine ASASHIMO 1943 SUNK 7 Apr. 1945 off Kyushu by U.S. carrier planes ASASHIO SUNK 3 Mar. 1943 in Huon Gulf, New Guinea by U.S. Army bombers Page 238 Name Date Final Disposition Commissioned AYANAMI SUNK 15 Nov. 1942 off Savo Is., Solomons, by U.S. fleet units ENOKI 1945 HEAVILY DAMAGED 24 July 1945 near Maizuru; in Japan FUBUKI SUNK 11 Oct. 1942 off Savo Is., Solomons, by U.S. fleet units FUJINAMI 1943 SUNK 27 Oct. 1944 S. of Mindoro, P.I., by U.S. carrier planes FUMITSUKI SUNK 17 Feb. 1944 at Truk by U.S. carrier planes FUYO SUNK 20 Dec. 1943 off Manila by U.S. submarine FUYUTSUKI 1944 HEAVILY DAMAGED at Moji by mine; decommissioned HAGI DAMAGED; in Japan HAGIKAZE SUNK 6 Aug. 1943 in Vella Gulf, New Georgia, by U.S. destroyers HAKAZE SUNK 23 Jan. 1943 off Steffen Strait, Bismarcks, by U.S. submarine HAMAKAZE SUNK 7 Apr. 1945 off Kyushu by U.S. carrier planes HAMANAMI 1944 SUNK 11 Nov. 1944 in Ormoc Bay by U.S. carrier planes HANATZUKI 1945 LIGHTLY DAMAGED; in Japan HARUKAZE HEAVILY DAMAGED 21 Jan. 1945 at Bako; in Japan HARUSAME SUNK 8 June 1944 N.W. of Manokwari, New Guinea, by B-25's HARUTSUKI 1945 In Japan HASU HEAVILY DAMAGED 16 Jan. off Hong Kong; at Tsingtao HATAKAZE SUNK 15 Jan. 1945 in Takao Harbor HATSUHARU SUNK 13 Nov. 1944 in Manila Bay by U.S. carrier planes HATSUKAZE SUNK 2 Nov. 1943 W. of Bougainville Is., by U.S. fleet units HATSUME 1945 Not manned; in Japan HATSUSHIMO SUNK 30 July 1945 in Miyazu Bay HATSUYUKI SUNK 17 July 1943 off Kahili, Bougainville, by U.S. Naval and Marine planes HATSUZAKURA 1945 In Japan HATSUZUKI 1942 SUNK 25 Nov. 1944 S.W. of Manila by U.S. submarine HAYANAMI 1943 SUNK 7 June 1944 S.E. of Sibutu passage, P.I., by U.S. submarine Page 239 Name Date Final Disposition Commissioned HAYASHIMO 1944 SUNK 26 Oct. 1944 S.E. of Mindoro, P.I., by U.S. carrier planes HAYASHIO SUNK 24 Nov. 1942 in Huon Gulf, New Guinea by B-17's HAYATE SUNK 11 Dec. 1941 off Wake Is. by shore batteries HIBIKI HEAVILY DAMAGED 29 Mar. 1945 at Himejima; in Japan HINOKI 1944 HEAVILY DAMAGED 5 Jan. 1945 off Manila; in Japan HOKAZE SUNK 6 July 1944 in S. Celebes Sea by U.S. submarine IKAZUCHI SUNK 13 Apr. 1944 S.W. of Guam by U.S. submarine INAZUMA SUNK 14 May 1944 off Tawi Tawi, P.I., by U.S. submarine ISOKAZE SUNK 7 Apr. 1945 off Kyushu by U.S. carrier planes ISONAMI SUNK 9 Apr. 1943 in Buton passage, Celebes, by U.S. submarine IWANAMI 1944 SUNK 4 Dec. 1944 in S. China Sea by U.S. submarine KABA 1944 HEAVILY DAMAGED 24 July 1945 in Inland Sea; in Japan KAEDE 1944 HEAVILY DAMAGED 31 Jan. 1945 S. of Formosa; in Japan KAGERO SUNK 8 May 1943 in Blackett Strait, New Georgia, by mines and aircraft KAKI 1944 Not manned; in Japan KAMIKAZE Operational; at Singapore KARUKAYA SUNK 10 May 1944 off Manila Bay by U.S. submarine KASHI 1944 HEAVILY DAMAGED 21 Jan. 1945 at Takao; in Japan KASHIWA Not commissioned In Japan KASUMI SUNK 7 Apr. 1945 off Kyushu by U.S. carrier planes KAWAKAZE SUNK 6 Aug. 1943 in Vella Gulf, New Georgia, by U.S. destroyers KAYA 1944 HEAVILY DAMAGED 27 Dec. 1944 off Mindoro; in Japan KAZEGUMO 1942 SUNK 8 June 1944 off Davao, Mindanao, P.I., by U.S. submarine KEYAKI 1945 Not manned; in Japan Page 240 Name Date Final Disposition Commissioned KIKUTSUKI SUNK 4 May 1942 off Tulagi, Solomons, by U.S. carrier planes KIRI 1944 HEAVILY DAMAGED 12 Dec. 1944 near Leyte; in Japan KISARAGI SUNK 11 Dec. 1941 off Wake Is. by shore batteries KISHINAMI 1943 SUNK 20 Nov. 1944 in Luzon Strait by U.S. submarine (?) KIYONAMI 1943 SUNK 20 July 1943 in Vella Gulf, New Georgia, by U.S. Army and Navy planes KIYOSHIMO 1944 SUNK 26 Dec. 1944 off Mindoro, P.I., by U.S. PT'S and Army planes KURETAKE SUNK 30 Dec. 1944 in Luzon Strait by U.S. submarine KURI At Tsingtao KUROSHIO SUNK 8 May 1943 in Blackett Strait, New Georgia, by mines KUSUNOKI 1945 At Maizuru; not manned KUWA 1944 SUNK 3 Dec. 1944 in Ormoc Bay by U.S. destroyers MAIKAZE SUNK 17 Feb. 1944 N.W. of Truk by U.S. fleet units and carrier planes MAKI 1944 HEAVILY DAMAGED 9 Dec. 1944 off Mejima Is.; in Japan MAKIGUMO 1942 SUNK 1 Feb. 1943 off Guadalcanal Is. by mine, PT boat, or aircraft MAKINAMI 1942 SUNK 25 Nov. 1943 N.W. of Buka Is., Solomons, by U.S. destroyers MATSU 1944 SUNK 4 Aug. 1944 N.W. of Bonin Is. by U.S. fleet units MATSUKAZE SUNK 9 June 1944 E. of Bonin Is. by U.S. submarine MICHISHI0 SUNK 25 Oct. 1944 in Surigao Strait by U.S. destroyers MIKATSUKI SUNK 28 July 1943 off Cape Gloucester, New Britain, by B-25's MINAZUKI SUNK 6 June 1944 S. of Sibutu passage, P.I., by U.S. submarine MINEGUMO SUNK 6 Mar. 1943 in Kula Gulf, New Georgia by U.S. fleet units MINEKAZE SUNK 10 Feb. 1944 E. of Formosa by U.S. submarine MOCHIZUKI SUNK 24 Oct. 1943 E. of New Britain by U.S. Navy patrol bomber Page 241 Name Date Final Disposition Commissioned MOMI 1944 SUNK 5 Jan. 1945 S.W. of Manila Bay by U.S. carrier planes MOMO 1944 SUNK 15 Dec. 1944 W. of Luzon from unknown cause MURAKUMO SUNK 12 Oct. 1942 off New Georgia Is. by U.S. carrier planes MURASAME SUNK 6 Mar. 1943 in Kula Gulf, New Georgia, by U.S. fleet units MUTSUKI SUNK 25 Aug. 1942 off Santa Isabel, Solomons, by B-17's NAGANAMI 1942 SUNK 11 Nov. 1944 in Ormoc Bay by U.S. carrier planes NAGATSUKI SUNK 6 July 1943 in Kula Gulf, New Georgia, by U.S. fleet units NAMIKAZE HEAVILY DAMAGED 8 Sep. 1944 in Kuriles; in Japan NARA 1945 HEAVILY DAMAGED 30 June 1945 in Shimonoseki Strait; in Japan NASHI 1945 SUNK 28 July 1945 at Kure NATSUGUMO SUNK 11 Oct. 1942 off Savo Is., Solomons, by U.S. fleet units NATSUSHIO SUNK 8 Feb. 1942 off Makassar, Celebes, by U.S. submarine NATSUZUKI 1945 HEAVILY DAMAGED 16 June 1945 near Matsure; in Japan NENOHI SUNK 4 July 1942 off Agattu, Aleutians, by U.S. submarine NIRE 1945 HEAVILY DAMAGED 22 June 1945 at Kure; in Japan NIIZUKI 1943 SUNK 6 July 1943 in Kula Gulf, New Georgia, by U.S. fleet units NOKAZE SUNK 20 Feb. 1945 N.E. of Saigon by U.S. submarines NOWAKE SINK 25 Oct. 1944 in Surigao Strait by U.S. fleet units NUMAKAZE SUNK 18 Dec. 1943 in E. China Sea by U.S. submarine OBORO SUNK 12 Aug. 1942 S. of Honshu by U.S. submarine OINAMI Not commissioned OITE SUNK 18 Feb. 1944 at Truk by U.S. carrier planes OKIKAZE SUNK 10 Jan. 1943 off Honshu by U.S. submarine Page 242 Name Date Final Disposition Commissioned OKINAMI 1944 SUNK 13 Nov. 1944 in Manila Bay by U.S. carrier planes ONAMI 1943 SUNK 25 Nov. 1943 N.W. of Buka Is., Solomons, by U.S. destroyers OSHIO SUNK 20 Feb. 1943 N. of Admiralty Is. by U.S. submarine OTAKE 1945 At Maizuru; not manned OYASHIO SUNK 8 May 1943 in Blackett Strait, New Georgia, by mines and aircraft SAGIRI SUNK 24 Dec. 1941 off Kuching, Borneo, by Dutch submarine SAKURA 1945 SUNK 11 July 1945 near Osaka SAMIDARE SUNK 26 Aug. 1944 off Palau by U.S. carrier planes and submarine SANAE SUNK 18 Nov. 1943 in Celebes Sea by U.S. submarine SATSUKI SUNK 21 Sep. 1944 in Manila Bay by U.S. carrier planes SAWAKAZE DECOMMISSIONED; in Japan SAZANAMI SUNK 14 Jan. 1944 S.E. of Yap Is. by U.S. submarine SHII 1945 Operational; in Japan area SHIGEZAKURA 1945 SUNK 18 July 1945 Yokosuka by U.S. carrier planes SHIGURE SUNK 24 Jan. 1945 N.W. of Borneo by U.S. submarine SHIKINAMI SUNK 12 Sep. 1944 S. China Sea by U.S. submarine SHIMAKAZE 1943 SUNK 11 Nov. 1944 in Ormoc Bay by U.S. carrier planes SHIMOTSUKI 1944 SUNK 25 Nov. 1944 W. of Borneo by U.S. submarine SHINONOME SUNK 18 Dec. 1941 off Miri, Borneo, by mine SHIOKAZE HEAVILY DAMAGED 31 Jan. 1945 S. of Formosa; in Japan SHIRAKUMO SUNK 16 Mar. 1944 S.E. of Hokkaido by U.S. submarine SHIRANUHI SUNK 27 Oct. 1944 in P.I. by U.S. carrier planes SHIRATSUYU SUNK 20 June 1944 in Philippine Sea by U.S. carrier planes SHIRAYUKI SUNK 3 Mar. 1943 Huon Gulf, New Guinea, by U.S. Army bombers Page 243 Name Date Final Disposition Commissioned SUGI HEAVILY DAMAGED 21 Jan. 1945 at Takao; in Japan SUMIRE 1945 At Maizuru; not manned SUZUKAZE SUNK 26 Jan. 1944 N.W. of Ponape by U.S. submarine SUZUNAMI 1943 SUNK 11 Nov. 1943 at Rabaul by U.S. carrier planes SUZUTSUKI 1942 HEAVILY DAMAGED 7 Apr. 1945 S. of Kyushu; decommissioned; in Japan TACHIBANA 1945 SUNK 15 July 1945 at Ominato by U.S. fleet units TACHIKAZE SUNK 17 Feb. 1944 at Truk by U.S. carrier planes TAKANAMI 1942 SUNK 30 Nov. 1942 off Savo Is., Solomons by U.S. fleet units TAKE 1944 In Inland Sea TAMANAMI 1943 SUNK 7 July 1944 S.W. of Manila by U.S. submarine TANIKAZE SUNK 9 June 1944 in Sibutu passage P.I., by U.S. submarine TERUTSUKI 1942 SUNK 12 Dec. 1942 off Guadalcanal Is. by U.S. PT boats TOKITSUKAZE SUNK 3 Mar. 1943 in Huon Gulf, New Guinea by U.S. Army bombers TSUBAKI 1945 HEAVILY DAMAGED 24 July 1945 near Okayama; in Japan TSUGA SUNK 15 Jan. 1945 off Pescadores Is. by U.S. carrier planes TSUTA 1945 In Inland Sea UME 1944 SUNK 31 Jan. 1945 S.W. of Takao by B-25ís UMIKAZE SUNK 1 Feb. 1944 S.E. of Truk by U.S. submarine URAKAZE SUNK 9 June 1944 in Sibutu passage, P.I., by U.S. submarine URANAMI SUNK 26 Oct. 1944 S.W. of Masbate P.I., by U.S. carrier planes USHIO HEAVILY DAMAGED 14 Nov. 1944 at Manila; in Japan USUGUMO SUNK 7 July 1944 in Sea of Okhotsk by U.S. submarine UZUKI SUNK 11 Dec. 1944 off Leyte by U.S. PT boats WAKABA SUNK 24 Oct. 1944 S. of Mindoro by U.S. carrier planes Page 244 Name Date Final Disposition Commissioned WAKATAKE SUNK 30 March 1944 at Palau by U.S. carrier planes WAKATSUKI 1943 SUNK 11 November 1944 in Ormoc Bay by U.S. carrier planes YAKAZE Converted to target ship; in Japan area YAMAGUMO SUNK 25 October 1944 in Surigao Strait by U.S. destroyers YAMAKAZE SUNK 25 June 1942 off Yokohama by U.S. submarine YANAGI 1945 HEAVILY DAMAGED 15 July 1945 at Ominato by U.S. fleet units YAYOI SUNK 11 September 1942 off Normanby Is. by B-17's YOITSUKI 1945 HEAVILY DAMAGED 2 June 1945 N. of Himejima; in Japan YUDACHI SUNK 13 November 194 off Savo Is., Solomons, by U.S. fleet units YUGIRI SUNK 25 November 1943 N.W. of Buka Is., Solomons, by U.S. destroyers YUGUMO SUNK 6 October 1943 N.W. of Vella Lavella, Solomons, by U.S. destroyers YUGURE SUNK 20 July 1943 in Vella Gulf, New Georgia, by U.S. Navy bombers YUKAZE Converted to target ship; in Japan YUKIKAZE HEAVILY DAMAGED 30 July 1945 at Miyazu; in Japan YUNAGI SUNK 25 Aug. 1944 off N.W. Luzon by U.S. submarine YUZUKI SUNK 13 December 1944 in Leyte area by U.S. carrier planes SUBMARINES Submarine losses indicated in this list have been confirmed. Dates and locations of losses in some cases are estimates based upon the best available information. I-1 SUNK 29 January 1943 off Guadalcanal by New Zealand corvettes I-2 SUNK 7 April 1944 E. of Admiralty Is. by U.S. destroyer I-3 SUNK 9 December 1942 off Guadalcanal by U.S. PT boat I-4 SUNK 21 December 1942 S. of Rabaul by U.S. submarine Page 245 Name Date Final Disposition Commissioned I-5 SUNK 10 June 1944 N.W. of Bismarck Is. by U.S. destroyer I-6 SUNK 4 July 1944 E. of Saipan by U.S. fleet units I-7 SUNK 22 June 1943 off Kiska by U.S. destroyer I-8 SUNK 31 Mar. 1945 S.W. of Okinawa by U.S. destroyers I-9 SUNK 10 June 1943 N.E. of Attu by U.S. patrol craft I-10 SUNK 18 July 1944 N. of Truk by U.S. destroyer escort I-11 May 1942 SUNK 17 Feb. 1944 E. of Marshall Is. by U.S. destroyer I-12 May 1944 SUNK May 1945 in South Pacific I-l3 Dec. 1944 SUNK 16 July 1945 E. of Honshu by U.S. carrier aircraft I-14 Mar. 1945 Captured at sea 27 Aug. 1945; in Japan; decommissioned I-15 SUNK Oct./Nov. 1942 in South Pacific I-16 SUNK 19 May 1944 N.E. of Solomons by U.S. destroyer escort I-17 SUNK 19 Aug. 1943 off New Caledonia by Allied surface craft and planes I-18 SUNK 25 Dec. 1942 off Kumusi R., New Guinea, by U.S. PT boat I-19 SUNK 26 Nov. 1943 W. of Makin Is. by U.S. destroyers I-20 SUNK 1 Oct. 1943 N. of Kolombangara Is. by U.S. destroyer I-21 SUNK 5 Feb. 1944 in S. Marshalls by U.S. destroyer escorts I-22 SUNK 19 Nov. 1942 off San Cristobal Is. by U.S. destroyer I-23 SUNK 26 Apr. 1942 off Johnston Is. by U.S. submarine I-24 SUNK 27 July 1943 S.W. of New Hanover by U.S. submarine I-25 SUNK Oct./Nov. 1943 in Central Pacific I-26 SUNK 25 Oct. 1944 in Leyte Gulf by U.S. destroyer escort I-27 Feb. 1942 SUNK 12 Feb. 1944 S.W. of Maldives Is. by British destroyers I-28 Feb. 1942 SUNK 17 May 1942 S. of Truk by U.S. submarine Page 246 Name Date Final Disposition Commissioned I-29 Feb. 1942 SUNK 26 July 1944 in Luzon Strait by U.S. I-30 Mar. 1942 SUNK May/June 1942 in Western Pacific I-31 May 1942 SUNK 13 June 1943 N. of Kiska by U.S. destroyer I-32 Apr. 1942 SUNK 24 Mar. 1944 E. of Marshall Is. by U.S. fleet units I-33 June 1942 SUNK June 1942 in Western Pacific by accident I-34 Aug. 1942 SUNK 13 Nov. 1943 in Malacca Straits by British submarine I-35 Aug. 1942 SUNK 23 Nov. 1943 off Tarawa by U.S. destroyers I-36 Sep. 1942 In Japan I-37 Mar. 1943 SUNK 18 Nov. 1944 E. of Samar by U.S. destroyer and carrier planes I-38 Jan. 1943 SUNK 13 Nov. 1944 N.E. of Oahu by U.S. fleet units I-39 Apr. 1943 SUNK 24 Dec. 1943 off Guadalcanal by U.S. destroyer I-40 July 1943 SUNK Mar./Apr. 1944 in Central Pacific I-41 Sep. 1943 SUNK 16 Sep. 1944 E. of Honshu by U.S. submarine I-42 Nov. 1943 SUNK 23 Mar. 1944 S.W. of Palau by U.S. submarine I-43 Nov. 1943 SUNK 15 Feb. 1944 N.W. of Truk by U.S. submarine I-44 1944 SUNK 18 Apr. 1945 E. of Okinawa by U.S. destroyers I-45 Dec. 1943 SUNK 29 Oct. 1944 E. of Dinegat Is. by U.S. destroyer escort I-46 Feb. 1944 SUNK Dec. 1944 in Western Pacific I-47 July 1944 Operational; in Japan area I-48 Sep. 1944 SUNK 23 Jan. 1945 off Ulithi by U.S. destroyer escorts I-49 May 1944 In Japan (I-50 and I-51? LWJ) I-52 Dec. 1943 SUNK 24 June 1944 in Atlantic Ocean by U.S. carrier planes I-53 Feb. 1944 HEAVILY DAMAGED 30 Mar. 1945; in Japan I-54 Mar. 1944 SUNK 28 Oct. 1944 E. of Leyte Gulf by U.S. destroyer I-55 Apr. 1944 SUNK 27 July 1944 E. of Saipan by U.S. destroyer escort I-56 June 1944 SUNK 5 Apr. 1945 W. of Okinawa by U.S. destroyer Page 247 Name Date Final Disposition Commissioned I-58 Sep. 1944 Operational; in Japan I-121 Operational; in Japan I-122 SUNK 1O June 1945 in Japan Sea by U.S. submarine I-123 SUNK 29 Aug. 1942 E. of Guadalcanal Is. by U.S. destroyer I-124 SUNK 20 Jan. 1942 off Port Darwin by Allied surface craft I-153 DECOMMISSIONED; in Japan I-154 DECOMMISSIONED; in Japan I-155 DECOMMISSIONED; in Japan I-156 In Japan I-157 In Japan I-158 Operational; in Japan I-159 Operational; in Japan I-160(60) SUNK 17 Jan. 1942 in Sunda Straits by British destroyer I-162 In Japan I-164 SUNK 17 May 1942 S. of Kyushu by U.S. submarine I-165 SUNK 27 June 1945 E. of Marianas Is. by naval aircraft I-166 SUNK 17 July 1944 off Penang by British submarine I-168 SUNK 3 Sep. 1943 off New Hebrides by U.S. destroyer I-169 SUNK 4 Apr. 1944 at Truk I-170(70) SUNK 10 Dec. 1941 off Pearl Harbor by U.S. carrier plane I-17l SUNK 1 Feb. 1944 W. of Buka by U.S. destroyer I-172 SUNK Oct./Nov. 1942 in South Pacific I-173(73) SUNK 27 Jan. 1942 off Midway by U.S. submarine I-174 SUNK 12 Apr. 1944 N. of Truk by U.S. Navy bomber I-175 SUNK 30 Apr. 1944 S. of Truk by U.S. destroyers I-176 July 1942 SUNK 17 May 1944 N.E. of Buka by U.S. destroyers I-177 Dec. 1942 SUNK Nov. 1944 in South Pacific I-178 Dec. 1942 SUNK June 1943 in Central Pacific I-179 June 1943 SUNK Feb. 1944 in South Pacific Page 248 Name Date Final Disposition Commissioned I-180 June 1943 SUNK 26 Apr. 1944 off Kodiak, Alaska, by U.S. destroyer I-181 May 1943 SUNK 16 Jan. 1944 off St. George Channel, Bismarcks, by U.S. Navy planes I-182 May 1943 SUNK 9 Sep. 1943 in Surigao Strait by U.S. submarine I-183 Oct. 1943 SUNK 29 Apr. 1944 off Bungo Channel, Japan, by U.S. submarine I-184 Oct. 1943 SUNK 21 June 1944 E. of Saipan by U.S. fleet units I-185 Sep. 1943 SUNK 17 June 1944 N.W. of Guam by U.S. destroyers I-201 Feb. 1945 In Japan I-202 Feb. 1945 In Japan I-203 June 1945 In Japan I-351 Jan. 1945 SUNK 15 July 1945 N.W. of Borneo by U.S. submarine I-361 May 1944 SUNK 30 May 1945 in Japanese waters I-362 May 1944 SUNK 27 Nov. 1944 in Camotes Sea by U.S. destroyers I-363 July 1944 Operational; in Japan I-364 June 1944 SUNK Oct. 1944 in South Pacific I-365 Aug. 1944 SUNK 29 Nov. 1944 S.E. of Tokyo Bay by U.S. submarine I-366 Aug. 1944 Operational; in Japan I-367 Aug. 1944 Operational; in Japan I-368 Aug. 1944 SUNK 26 Feb. 1945 S. of Iwo Jima by U.S. destroyer escort I-369 Oct. 1944 DECOMMISSIONED Sep. 1945; in Japan I-370 Sep. 1944 SUNK 26 Feb. 1945 N.W. of Iwo Jima by US carrier planes I-371 Oct. 1944 SUNK Jan. 1945 in Truk area I-372 Nov. 1944 SUNK 18 July 1945 at Yokosuka by carrier planes I-373 Apr. 1945 SUNK 14 Aug. 1945 in E. China Sea by U.S. submarine I-400 Dec. 1944 Captured at sea 27 Aug. 1945; in Japan; decommissioned I-401 Jan. 1945 Captured at sea 29 Aug. 1945; in Japan; decommissioned I-402 July 1945 DECOMMISSIONED Sep. 1945; in Japan I-501 July 1945 At Singapore I-502 July 1945 At Singapore I-503 July 1945 In Japan I-504 July 1945 In Japan Page 249 Name Date Final Disposition Commissioned I-505 July 1945 At Batavia I-506 July 1945 At Surabaya RO-30 SUNK Apr. 1942 in Western Pacific RO-31 DECOMMISSIONED during 1944; in Japan RO-32 SUNK Apr. 1942 in Western Pacific RO-33 SUNK 29 Aug. 1942 S.E. of New Guinea by Australian destroyer RO-34 SUNK 7 Apr. 1943 N.W. of San Cristobal Is. by U.S. destroyer RO-35 Mar. 1943 SUNK Oct. 1943 in Solomons RO-36 May 1943 SUNK 13 June 1944 E. of Saipan by U.S. destroyer RO-37 June 1943 SUNK 22 Jan. 1944 E. of Solomons by U.S. destroyer RO-38 July 1943 SUNK Feb./Mar. 1944 in Central Pacific RO-39 Sep. 1943 SUNK 3 Feb. 1944 off Wotje, Marshalls, by U.S. destroyer RO-40 June 1943 SUNK Feb./Mar. 1944 in Central Pacific RO-41 Nov. 1943 SUNK 31 Mar. 1945 E. of Okinawa by U.S. destroyer RO-42 Aug. 1943 SUNK 10 June 1944 N.E. of Kwajalein by U.S. destroyer escort RO-43 Dec. 1943 SUNK 14 Feb. 1945 N.E. of Luzon by U.S. submarine RO-44 Sep. 1943 SUNK 16 June 1944 E. of Eniwetok by U.S. destroyer escort RO-45 Jan. 1944 SUNK 20 Apr. 1944 W. of Saipan by U.S. submarine RO-46 Feb. 1944 SUNK 9 Apr. 1945 S.E. of Okinawa by U.S. destroyers RO-47 Jan. 1944 SUNK 23 Mar. 1945 in Philippine Sea by U.S. destroyer RO-48 Mar. 1944 SUNK 14 July 1944 W. of Saipan by U.S. fleet units RO-49 1944 SUNK 24 Feb. 1945 off Bungo Channel, Japan by U.S. submarine RO-50 July 1944 Operational; in Japan RO-55 Sep. 1944 SUNK 14 Feb. 1945 N.E. of Luzon by U.S. submarine RO-56 Nov. 1944 SUNK May 1945 in Kuriles RO-57 DECOMMISSIONED (?) RO-58 DECOMMISSIONED (?) RO-59 DECOMMISSIONED (?) RO-60 SUNK 29 Dec. 1941 at Kwajalein by grounding Page 250 Name Date Final Disposition Commissioned RO-61 SUNK 31 Aug. 1942 in Aleutians by U.S. destroyer and plane RO-62 DECOMMISSIONED Sep. 1945; in Japan area RO-63 DECOMMISSIONED Sep. l945; in Japan area RO-64 SUNK May 1945 in Hiroshima Bay RO-65 SUNK 28 Sep. 1942 at Kiska by B-24's RO-66 SUNK 17 Dec. 1941 W. of Wake Is. by collision RO-67 SUNK 4 Apr. 1945 in Inland Sea by mine RO-68 DECOMMISSIONED Sep. 1945; in Japan RO-100 Sep. 1942 SUNK 25 Nov. 1943 off Bougainville Is. by U.S. fleet units RO-101 Oct. 1942 SUNK 1 July 1943 E. of Rendova Is., Solomons, by U.S. destroyer RO-102 Nov. 1942 SUNK 4 Apr. 1943 S. of Santa Isabel Is. by U.S. destroyer RO-103 Oct. 1942 SUNK 29 May 1943 off New Hebrides by U.S. patrol craft RO-104 Feb. 1943 SUNK 23 May 1944 N. of Bismarck Is. by U.S. destroyer escort RO-105 Mar. 1943 SUNK 31 May 1944 N. of Bismarck Is. by U.S. fleet units RO-106 Dec. 1942 SUNK 22 May 1944 N. of Bismarck Is. by U.S. destroyer escort RO-107 Dec. 1942 SUNK May/June 1943 in South Pacific RO-108 Apr. 1943 SUNK 26 May 1944 N. of Bismarck Is. by U.S. destroyer escort RO-109 Apr. 1943 SUNK 29 Apr. 1945 S.E. of Okinawa by U.S. fleet units RO-110 July 1943 SUNK 11 Feb. 1944 off Vizagapatam, India, by Allied sloops RO-111 July 1943 SUNK 16 June 1944 off Truk by U.S. Navy PBY RO-112 Sep. 1943 SUNK 11 Feb. 1945 N. of Luzon by U.S. submarine RO-113 Oct. 1943 SUNK 13 Feb. 1945 N. of Luzon by U.S. submarine RO-114 Nov. 1943 SUNK 16 June 1944 W. of Guam by U.S. destroyers RO-115 Nov. 1943 SUNK 10 Feb. 1945 N. of Luzon by U.S. submarine RO-116 Jan. 1944 SUNK 24 May 1944 N. of Bismarck Is. by U.S. destroyer escort RO-117 Jan. 1944 SUNK 17 June 1944 N.W. of Truk by U.S. Navy PBY Page 251 Name Date Final Disposition Commissioned RO-500 Sep. 1943 DECOMMISSIONED Sep. 1945; in Japan RO-501 Feb. 1944 SUNK 13 May 1944 in Atlantic Ocean by U.S. destroyer HA-101 Nov. 1944 DECOMMISSIONED Sep. 1945 HA-102 Dec. 1944 DECOMMISSIONED Sep. 1945 HA-103 Feb. 1945 In Japan HA-104 Dec. 1944 DECOMMISSIONED Sep. 1945 HA-105 Feb. 1945 In Japan HA-106 Dec. 1944 DECOMMISSIONED Sep. 1945 HA-107 Feb. 1945 In Japan HA-108 May 1945 In Japan HA-109 Mar. 1945 In Japan HA-111 July 1945 In Japan HA-201 May 1945 In Japan HA-202 May 1945 In Japan HA-203 June 1945 DECOMMISSIONED Sep. 1945 HA-204 June 1945 DECOMMISSIONED Sep. 1945 HA-205 July 1945 In Japan HA-207 Aug. 1945 In Japan HA-208 Aug. 1945 In Japan HA-209 Aug. 1945 In Japan HA-210 Aug. 1945 In Japan HA-215 Not commissioned In Japan HA-216 Aug. 1945 In Japan HA-217 June 1945 In Japan HA-218 July 1945 In Japan