IJN Submarine HA-206:
Tabular Record of Movement
© 2006-2015 Bob Hackett & Sander Kingsepp
19 March 1945:
Tanagawa. Laid down at Kawasaki's Senshu
Yard as a Sensuikan Taka Sho (Fast Small Submarine), (STS) Type.
8 July 1945:
Lt Kageyama Hiroshi (71)(former navigating officer of
I-156) is appointed the Chief Equipping Officer.
10 July 1945:
Launched and numbered HA-206.
2 September 1945: The Surrender of Japan:
Abandoned at the Senshu
Yard when 90 percent complete.
25 August 1945:
The CO and the navigating officer board the
abandoned boat and open several hatches prior to leaving again. That night
HA-206 is caught in a typhoon and sinks.
The wreck of HA-206 is raised.
6 May 1946:
Off Kii Suido Channel. The wreck of HA-206 is scuttled.
The wreck is refloated, then scrapped under Allied supervision
at Kawasaki Heavy Industries Kobe Yard.
Special thanks for help in preparing this TROM go to Dr.
Higuchi Tatsuhiro of Japan.
– Bob Hackett and Sander Kingsepp.
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