Tokusetsu-Yusokan

IJN T.101 Class Landing Ship Tank


(T.101 Class Landing Ship Tank by T. Yuki)

IJN LST T.151:
Tabular Record of Movement

© 2014-2018 Bob Hackett


29 January 1944:
Mukojima. Laid down Hitachi K. K. as Hull No. 20, a 950-ton T. 103-class landing ship tank.

5 February 1944.
Numbered T.151

27 February 1944:
Launched.

1 April 1944:
Lt Sato Shozo is appointed Chief Equipping Officer.

23 April 1944:
Completed. Lt Sato is the Commanding Officer. Attached to the Kure Guard Force.

30 April 1944:
Departs Yokosuka.

26 July 1944:
Arrives at Ambon, Ceram, Mol;uccas.

28 July 1944:
Arrives at Uouoni Island.

3 August 1944:
Departs Makassar.

6 August 1944:
Arrives at Ambon.

15 August 1944:
Departs Ambon.

5 September 1944:
Rerated a 2nd Class Yusokan.

23 November 1944:
W of Palawan Island, Philippines. At 2054 (H), Cdr Thomas L. Wogan's (USNA '30) USS BESUGO’s SJ radar picks up a target at 12,000 yards making 14 knots. At 2138, in stormy pitch-black seas, Wogan fires four torpedoes on radar bearings, but they all miss. At, 2245, he fires four more bow torpedoes and gets one hit that stops the target. Finally, at 2256, BESUGO fires two bow torpedoes and gets at least one hit that sinks T.151 at 11.22N, 119.07E.

10 March 1945:
Removed from the Navy List.


-Bob Hackett



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