Tokusetsu-Yusokan

IJN T.101 Class Landing Ship Tank


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

IJN LST T.153:
Tabular Record of Movement

2014-2018 Bob Hackett


5 February 1944.
Numbered T.153

15 February 1944:
Mukojima. Laid down Hitachi Zosen K. K. as Hull No. 22, a 950-ton T. 101-class landing ship tank.

8 April 1944:
Launched.

15 June 1944.
Completed.

4 July 1944:
Off Ani Jima. Carrier planes damage T.153.

5 September 1944:
Rerated a 2nd Class Yusokan

13 September 1944:
T.153 is damaged off Iwo Jima, probably by USAAF aircraft.

19 September 1944:
Off Chichi Jima, Saipan-based USAAF B-24s damage T.153.

August 1945:
Kure. Surrendered in damaged condition.

30 November 1945:
Removed from the Navy List.

1947:
Scrapped.


Author's Note:
Thanks go to Sander Kingsepp of Estonia.

-Bob Hackett



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