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IJN Haruzuki: Tabular Record of Movement

Name Translation: "Spring Moon"

28 December 1944:
Completed at Sasebo; assigned same date to Desron 11, Combined Fleet, for training. Ship's captain: Commander Kohama Satoru [55] (prev. C.O. HATSUSHIMO).

20 January 1945:

Assigned as flagship to 103rd Escort Squadron, First Escort Fleet, then training in the Inland Sea.

8 March:

Departed Inland Sea, then engaged in local escort duties.

10 July:

Escort Squadron 103 reassigned to Seventh Fleet.

15 August:

Arrived in Kure from Sasebo, then in Inland Sea through end of war.

5 October 1945:

Removed from Navy List. Later used as repatriation ship.

28 August 1947:

Turned over to Soviet Union; renamed POSPESCHNY.

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