Name Translation: "Maple"
30 October 1944:
Completed at Yokosuka; assigned same date to Desron 11, Combined Fleet, for training. Ship's captain: Lieutenant (s.g.) Koh Moroishi .
20 January 1945:
Assigned to Desdiv 52, Escort Squadron 31, Combined Fleet.
Escorted convoy from Moji to Hong Kong.
Steamed from Hong Kong to Takao.
Departed Takao, accompanying UME and SHIOKAZE on aircrew evacuation run to Aparri (Luzon), aborted due to air attack. Medium damage: in attacks by U.S. Army B-25s and P-38s 20 miles south of Formosa: set afire by direct bomb hit, 40 dead and 30 injured; then back to Takao for emergency repairs.
Steamed from Keelung to Kure, then docked for repairs. Remained in Inland Sea through end of war.
15 March-20 April:
Escort Squadron 31 reassigned to Second Fleet, then back to Combined Fleet.
Surrendered at Kure at end of war.
5 October 1945:
Removed from Navy List. Later used as repatriation ship.
6 July 1947:
Turned over to China; renamed HENG YANG; later hulked.