IJN T.103 Class Landing Ship Tank

By Bob Hackett

with Sander Kingsepp

(Landing Ship Tank by T. Yuki)

IJN LST T.112:
Tabular Record of Movement

© 2015 Bob Hackett

26 June 1944:
Osaka. Laid down at Osaka Zosenjo. Allocated to the Imperial Army (IJA).

22 July 1944:

5 September 1944:
Transferred to the Imperial Navy (IJN). Re-numbered T.112. and rerated a 2nd Class Yusokan. Lt Sato Dé is appointed Chief Equipping Officer.

30 September 1944:
Completed and attached to the Kure Guard Office. Lt Sato is the Commanding Officer.

25 September 1944:
Assigned to the First Transport Squadron, Combined Fleet.

20 October 1944:
Departs Sasebo for Takao, Formosa.

30 October 1944:
Departs Takao for Mindoro, Philippines.

3 November 1944:
Off Cape Bojeador, Luzon. T.112 runs aground at 12.40 N, 121.22 E.

5 November 1944:
T. 112 is abandoned. T.151 is ordered to the scene to take aboard the crew and cargo and return to Manila.

10 January 1945:
Removed from the Navy List.

-Bob Hackett

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