The former gunboat USS Wake, surrendered to the Japanese on 8 Dec 1941 at Shanghai, China; the only US warship to be surrendered to Japan in the entire war. The Japanese renamed her Tatara.

Caption   The former gunboat USS Wake, surrendered to the Japanese on 8 Dec 1941 at Shanghai, China; the only US warship to be surrendered to Japan in the entire war. The Japanese renamed her Tatara. ww2dbase
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Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 8 Jun 2015

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1. Jbouts says:
9 Jun 2015 05:50:00 AM

That is the USS Wake captured at Shanghai 12/8/41

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