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IJN Hatsuzakura: Tabular Record of Movement

Name Translation: "Early-Blooming Cherry"

28 May 1945:
Completed at Yokosuka; assigned same date to Desron 11, Combined Fleet, for training. Ship's captain: Lieutenant (s.g.) Aoki Koichi [66].

15 July:

Assigned to Yokosuka Naval District.

27 August:

Carried Japanese emissaries and local pilots to meet USS MISSOURI (BB-63) at mouth of Tokyo Bay.


Surrendered at Yokosuka at end of war.

15 September 1945:
Removed from Navy List. Later used as repatriation ship.

29 July 1947:

Turned over to the Soviet Union; renamed TSL.24 for use as trials ship.

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