© 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.
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:
24 August 1945:
Arrives at Sasebo. Postwar, CD-204 is not repaired.
20 November 1945:
Removed from the Navy List.
31 January 1948:
Thanks go to Dr. Higuchi Tatsuhiro of Japan.
-Bob Hackett, Sander Kingsepp and Peter Cundall