Name Translation:"Waves Like Wisteria Flowers"
31 July 1943:
Completed at Osaka; assigned same date to Desron 11, First Fleet, for training. Ship's captain: Commander Matsuzaki Tatsuji  (prev. C.O. KATATA).
Assigned to Desdiv 32 (HAYANAMI, FUJINAMI, SUZUNAMI), Desron 11, First Fleet.
Desdiv 32 reassigned to Desron 2, Second Fleet.
With TATSUTA, HAYANAMI and SUZUNAMI, escorted YAMASHIRO and ISE on troop transport operation from Saeki to Truk.
With HAYANAMI and SUZUNAMI, accompanied TATSUTA on troop transport run from Truk to Ponape and back.
Escorted Admiral Kurita's heavy cruiser group from Truk to Rabaul. Minor damage: on 5 November in U.S. air raid on Rabaul: dud torpedo hit; leaking fuel tank; one dead and nine injured.
Escorted MAYA and NOSHIRO from Rabaul to Truk; en route also assisted torpedoed AGANO.
24 November-5 December:
Escorted fleet in Marshalls-area in response to U.S. landings on Tarawa, then returned to Truk.
2-5 January 1944:
Escorted MYOKO, HAGURO and TONE on troop transport run from Truk to Kavieng (4 January) and back.
Escorted YAMATO from Truk to Kure.
Escorted troop convoy from Tokuyama to Truk.
Escorted AKASHI from Truk to Palau.
Escorted transport SAKITO MARU from Palau to Saipan.
Escorted tanker KOKUYO MARU from Saipan to Palau, then patrol/escort duty out of that base.
29 March-2 April:
Escorted MUSASHI from Palau to Kure.
Escorted Take troop convoy on first leg of its voyage, from Shanghai-area to Manila.
Escorted convoys from Manila via Bangka and Balikpapan to Tawitawi.
19-20 June: Battle of the Philippine Sea
Escorted Admiral Kurita's Van Force.
Escorted tanker KOKUYO MARU from Okinawa via Manila to Singapore.
Escorted tanker KOKOYU MARU from Singapore via Manila to Kure.
10 August-1 September:
Escorted Convoy HI-71 from Moji via Mako (Pescadores) and Manila to Singapore.
Escorted fleet from Lingga to Brunei.
23-27 October: Battle of Leyte Gulf
Escorted Admiral Kurita's 1st Diversion Attack Force. Minor damage: on 24-25 October in air attacks due to near-misses and strafing; top speed reduced. In Battle off Samar on 25 October was detached to assist CHOKAI, then removed survivors and scuttled with a torpedo. Sunk: on 27 October while steaming to assist HAYASHIMO, by aircraft from USS ESSEX (CV-9), 80 miles north of Iloilo (12 N, 122-30 E). Lost with all hands, including CHOKAI survivors.
10 January 1945:
Removed from Navy List.