22 Mar 1944

Dutch East Indies
  • Shokaku arrived at Lingga, Dutch East Indies. ww2dbase [Shokaku | Lingga | CPC]
25 Mar 1944

Dutch East Indies
  • At Lingga, Dutch East Indies, Shokaku became the flagship of Admiral Ozawa Jisaburo's Third Fleet and the Mobile Fleet. ww2dbase [Shokaku | Lingga | CPC]
3 Apr 1944

Dutch East Indies
  • Shokaku arrived at Lingga, Dutch East Indies. ww2dbase [Shokaku | Lingga | CPC]
1 May 1944

Dutch East Indies
  • Yamato arrived at Lingga, Dutch East Indies south of Singapore. ww2dbase [Yamato | Lingga | CPC]
  • Destroyer Yukikaze arrived at Lingga, Dutch East Indies. ww2dbase [Yukikaze | Lingga | CPC]
11 May 1944

Dutch East Indies
  • Yamato departed from Lingga, Dutch East Indies for Tawi-Tawi, Philippine Islands with Mobile Fleet under Vice Admiral Jisaburo Ozawa. ww2dbase [Yamato | Lingga | CPC]
12 May 1944

Dutch East Indies
  • Shokaku departed Lingga, Dutch East Indies for the Tawi-Tawi anchorage in the Philippine Islands. ww2dbase [Shokaku | Lingga | CPC]
  • Destroyer Yukikaze departed Lingga, Dutch East Indies. ww2dbase [Yukikaze | Lingga | CPC]
17 Jul 1944

Dutch East Indies
  • Yamato arrived at Lingga, Dutch East Indies where she was to remain in the following three months for training. ww2dbase [Yamato | Lingga | CPC]
4 Oct 1944

Dutch East Indies
  • Destroyer Yukikaze arrived at Lingga, Dutch East Indies. ww2dbase [Yukikaze | Lingga | CPC]
18 Oct 1944

Dutch East Indies
  • Yamato and Musashi's decks were painted black with soot for the intended night operation in the San Bernardino Strait before departing Lingga for Brunei Bay, Boreno in the Dutch East Indies. Destroyer Yukikaze, among other ships, provided escort. ww2dbase [Yamato | Musashi | Yukikaze | Lingga | CPC]

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




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