26 Apr 1943

Japan
  • USS Wahoo reconnoitered Matsuwa (now Matua), Kurile Islands, taking photographs of the Japanese airfield and other facilities. ww2dbase [Wahoo | Matsuwa, Hokkaido | CPC]
13 Jun 1944

Japan
15 Dec 1944

Japan
  • USS Dragonet struck an underwater obstruction near Matsuwa in the Kurile Islands, Japan (now Matua, Russia) in the morning and flooded her forward torpedo room, forcing her to surface and escape. ww2dbase [Dragonet | Matsuwa, Hokkaido | 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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