IJN Submarine HA-107:
Tabular Record of Movement

© 2006-2015 Bob Hackett & Sander Kingsepp

Revision 1

1 August 1944:
Kobe. Laid down at Mitsubishi’s Shipyard as a Sensuikan Yu Sho (Small Supply Submarine) No. 4607, (SS) Type.

1 December 1944:
Lt Takezaki Shunji (69) is appointed the Chief Equipping Officer

20 December 1944:
Launched and numbered HA-107.

7 February 1945:
Completed and commissioned in the IJN. Assigned to SubRon 11, Sixth Fleet. Lt Takezaki is the Commanding Officer.

20 March 1945:
Reassigned to SubDiv 33 of the Kure SubRon for training purposes.

2 September 1945:
Maizuru. HA-107 is surrendered to the Allies.

2 November 1945:
Reassigned to Japanese Submarine Division Two under Cdr John P. Currie with HA-103, HA-105, HA-106, HA-108, HA-109 and HA-111.

November 1945:
HA-107 is ordered to proceed through mine-infested waters to Sasebo.

30 November 1945:
Removed from the Navy List.

26 March 1946:
Washington, DC. At a Submarine Officer's Conference, attended by former ComSubPac Vice Admiral Charles A. Lockwood, it is decided to dispose of all remaining captured Japanese submarines by sinking.

1 April 1946: Operation "Road's End":
Goto Islands. Scuttled by the USN just beyond the 100-fathom line at 32-37N, 129-17E.

Authors' Notes:
Special thanks for help in preparing this TROM go to Dr. Higuchi Tatsuhiro of Japan.

– Bob Hackett and Sander Kingsepp.

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