(Type C Escort by Takeshi Yuki scanned from "Color Paintings of Japanese Warships")

IJN Escort CD-204:
Tabular Record of Movement

© 2009 Bob Hackett, Sander Kingsepp and Peter Cundall

27 February 1945:
Nagasaki. Laid down at Mitsubishi Heavy Industries’ shipyard.

14 April 1945:
Launched and numbered CD-204.

11 July 1945:
Completed registered in the IJN.

17 July 1945:
Senzaki, NW Yamaguchi Prefecture. CD-204 incurs damage in an accident of an unknown nature.

18 July1945:
Enters Senzaki Harbor, then sails to Maizuru for repairs.

28 July 1945:
Arrives at Maizuru.

15 August 1945:
Japan accepts the Allies “Potsdam Declaration” (of unconditional surrender) and hostilities cease.

22 August 1945:
Departs Maizuru.

24 August 1945:
Arrives at Sasebo. Postwar, CD-204 is not repaired.

20 November 1945:
Removed from the Navy List.

31 January 1948:

Authors' Note:
Thanks go to Dr. Higuchi Tatsuhiro of Japan.

-Bob Hackett, Sander Kingsepp and Peter Cundall

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