IJN Submarine HA-107:
Tabular Record of Movement
© 2006-2015 Bob Hackett & Sander KingseppRevision 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
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
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.
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.
Special thanks for help in preparing this TROM go to Dr.
Higuchi Tatsuhiro of Japan.
– Bob Hackett and Sander Kingsepp.