15 Jun 1926

Pacific Ocean
  • Kasuga helped in the rescue of the crew of the freighter SS City of Naples that struck a rock off the coast of Japan and broke up. Two of Kasuga crewmen were later awarded medals by King George V for their gallantry during the rescue. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]

15 Jun 1926 Interactive Map

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