12 Jan 1942

Japan
  • Nachi arrived at Ominato Guard District, Mutsu, Aomori Prefecture, Japan at 0715 hours. ww2dbase [Nachi | Mutsu, Aomori | CPC]
15 May 1942

Japan
  • Nachi arrived at Ominato Guard District, Mutsu, Aomori Prefecture, Japan for a scheduled refit. ww2dbase [Nachi | Mutsu, Aomori | CPC]
26 May 1942

Japan
  • Nachi departed Ominato Guard District, Mutsu, Aomori Prefecture, Japan as the flagship of Vice Admiral Boshiro Hosogaya, providing support for the convoy carrying troops of the Aleutian Islands invasion force. ww2dbase [Nachi | Mutsu, Aomori | CPC]
23 Jun 1942

Japan
  • Nachi arrived at Ominato Guard District, Mutsu, Aomori Prefecture, Japan. ww2dbase [Nachi | Mutsu, Aomori | CPC]
28 Jun 1942

Japan
  • Nachi departed Ominato Guard District, Mutsu, Aomori Prefecture, Japan to cover a convoy bound for Kiska, Aleutian Islands. ww2dbase [Nachi | Mutsu, Aomori | CPC]
16 Aug 1942

Japan
  • Nachi arrived at Ominato Guard District, Mutsu, Aomori Prefecture, Japan. ww2dbase [Nachi | Mutsu, Aomori | CPC]
29 Aug 1942

Japan
  • Nachi departed Ominato Guard District, Mutsu, Aomori Prefecture, Japan. ww2dbase [Nachi | Mutsu, Aomori | CPC]
18 Sep 1942

Japan
  • Nachi arrived at Ominato Guard District, Mutsu, Aomori Prefecture, Japan. ww2dbase [Nachi | Mutsu, Aomori | CPC]
30 Sep 1942

Japan
  • Nachi departed Ominato Guard District, Mutsu, Aomori Prefecture, Japan in search of a nearby US task force (which was faulty intelligence). ww2dbase [Nachi | Mutsu, Aomori | CPC]
2 Oct 1942

Japan
  • Nachi arrived at Ominato Guard District, Mutsu, Aomori Prefecture, Japan. ww2dbase [Nachi | Mutsu, Aomori | CPC]
22 Oct 1942

Japan
  • Nachi departed Ominato Guard District, Mutsu, Aomori Prefecture, Japan. ww2dbase [Nachi | Mutsu, Aomori | CPC]
6 Nov 1942

Japan
  • Nachi arrived at Ominato Guard District, Mutsu, Aomori Prefecture, Japan. ww2dbase [Nachi | Mutsu, Aomori | CPC]
13 Jan 1943

Japan
  • Nachi departed Ominato Guard District, Mutsu, Aomori Prefecture, Japan at 0715 hours. ww2dbase [Nachi | Mutsu, Aomori | CPC]
13 Aug 1943

Japan
  • Nachi arrived at Ominato Guard District, Mutsu, Aomori Prefecture, Japan for a refitting; she would receive a Type 21 air search radar. ww2dbase [Nachi | Mutsu, Aomori | CPC]
6 Sep 1943

Japan
  • Nachi departed Ominato Guard District, Mutsu, Aomori Prefecture, Japan. After dark, about 50 miles northeast of Ominato, she was detected by US submarine USS Halibut (which mis-identified Nachi as a destroyer) and was struck by one of Halibut's spread of four torpedoes; the torpedo failed to detonate. ww2dbase [Nachi | Mutsu, Aomori | CPC]
1 Nov 1943

Japan
  • Nachi arrived at Ominato Guard District, Mutsu, Aomori Prefecture, Japan. ww2dbase [Nachi | Mutsu, Aomori | CPC]
20 Nov 1943

Japan
  • Nachi departed Ominato Guard District, Mutsu, Aomori Prefecture, Japan. ww2dbase [Nachi | Mutsu, Aomori | CPC]
10 Mar 1944

Japan
  • Nachi arrived at Ominato Guard District, Mutsu, Aomori Prefecture, Japan and refueled from oiler Teiyo Maru. ww2dbase [Nachi | Mutsu, Aomori | CPC]
2 Apr 1944

Japan
  • Nachi began a period of guard ship duty at Ominato Guard District, Mutsu, Aomori Prefecture, Japan. ww2dbase [Nachi | Mutsu, Aomori | CPC]
2 May 1944

Japan
  • Nachi refueled from oiler Teiyo Maru at Ominato Guard District, Mutsu, Aomori Prefecture, Japan. ww2dbase [Nachi | Mutsu, Aomori | CPC]
19 Jun 1944

Japan
  • Nachi deprated Ominato Guard District, Mutsu, Aomori Prefecture, Japan. ww2dbase [Nachi | Mutsu, Aomori | CPC]
1 Jul 1944

Japan
  • Nachi began a period of guard ship duty at Ominato Guard District, Mutsu, Aomori Prefecture, Japan. ww2dbase [Nachi | Mutsu, Aomori | CPC]
31 Jul 1944

Japan
  • Nachi departed Ominato Guard District, Mutsu, Aomori Prefecture, Japan. ww2dbase [Nachi | Mutsu, Aomori | CPC]
4 Jul 1945

Japan
6 Jul 1945

Japan
  • I-14 arrived at Ominato Guard District in Mutsu, Aomori Prefecture, Japan. She was then drydocked for propeller bearing repairs. ww2dbase [I-14 | Mutsu, Aomori | CPC]
11 Jul 1945

Japan
17 Jul 1945

Japan
  • I-14 departed Mutsu, Japan. ww2dbase [I-14 | Mutsu, Aomori | CPC]
  • I-14 departed Ominato Guard District in Mutsu, Aomori Prefecture, Japan at 1500 hours. ww2dbase [I-14 | Mutsu, Aomori | CPC]
22 Jul 1945

Japan
23 Jul 1945

Japan
  • I-400 departed Mutsu, Japan. ww2dbase [I-400 | Mutsu, Aomori | CPC]
  • I-401 departed Mutsu, Japan. Shortly after, she was fired upon by friendly Japanese coastal artillery on the island of Hokkaido; she was able to submerge and escaped without damage. ww2dbase [I-401 | Mutsu, Aomori | 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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