17 Jan 1943

Japan
  • USS Haddock fired 3 torpedoes at a convoy, sinking an oiler 10 miles south of Hamamatsu, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan with 1 hit. ww2dbase [Haddock | Shizuoka | CPC]
9 Nov 1944

Japan
  • Kamoi departed Shimizu, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan at 0546 hours, escorted by auxiliary submarine chaser Toshi Maru No. 3, auxiliary minesweeper Hagoromo Maru, and auxiliary minesweeper Seki Maru No. 3; they would arrived at Yokosuka at 1615 hours. ww2dbase [Kamoi | Shimizu, Shizuoka | CPC]
23 Dec 1944

Japan
  • Kamoi departed Shimizu, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan at 0530 hours, escorted by auxiliary patrol boat Kousei Maru; she arrived at Ise Bay at 1457 hours. ww2dbase [Kamoi | Shimizu, Shizuoka | CPC]
29 May 1945

Japan
  • Japanese pilto Second Lieutenant Kiyoharu Kawada (Roh Yong-U) rammed his Ki-45 Toryu heavy fighter into an attacking US B-29 Superfortress bomber (serial 42-24894) over Oi River, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan, destroying the bomber but also sacrificing himself. ww2dbase [Yong-U Roh | Shizuoka | CPC]
7 Jun 1946

Japan
  • Kamikaze attempted to rescue survivors of the wrecked unarmed escort vessel Kunashiri off Cape Omaezaki, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan, but ran aground and became wrecked herself during the process. ww2dbase [Kamikaze | Omaezaki, Shizuoka | 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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