18 Jun 1944

Pacific Ocean
  • Submarine USS Tinosa sank a 400-ton sailing vessel in the Tsushima Strait by tossing fuel oil and hand grenades onto the deck. ww2dbase [Tinosa | Tsushima Strait | DS]
10 Sep 1944

Pacific Ocean
  • USS Sunfish attacked a Japanese convoy in the Tsushima Strait, sinking Chihaya Maru and damaging two others, hitting them with 4 of 6 torpedoes fired. ww2dbase [Sunfish (Gato-class) | Tsushima Strait | CPC]
6 Jun 1945

Pacific Ocean
  • Submarines Flying Fish, Tinosa, and Bowfin, the Bob's Bobcats element of Hydeman's Hellcats, used FM sonar to transit the heavily mined Tsushima Strait to enter the previously inaccessible Sea of Japan. ww2dbase [Flying Fish | Tinosa | Bowfin | Tsushima Strait | DS]

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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