© 1998 Allyn D. Nevitt

IJN Keyaki: Tabular Record of Movement

Name Translation: "Japanese Elm"

15 December 1944:
Completed at Yokosuka; assigned same date to Desron 11, Combined Fleet, for training. Ship's captain: Lieutenant Commander Yoda Shiro [64] (prev. C.O. AKEBONO)

15 March 1945:

Assigned to Desdiv 53 (SAKURA, NARA, TSUBAKI, YANAGI, TACHIBANA, KEYAKI), Desron 11, Combined Fleet.

1-20 April:

Desron 11 reassigned to Second Fleet, then back to Combined Fleet.

15 July:

Desdiv 53 deactivated; reassigned to Osaka Guard District.


Surrendered at Yokosuka, disarmed, at end of war.

5 October 1945:

Removed from Navy List. Later used as repatriation ship.

5 July 1947:

Turned over to U.S.; later expended as target off Yokosuka.

Back to Long Lancers Page