Name Translation: "Paulownia"
14 August 1944:
Completed at Yokosuka; assigned same date to Desron 11, Combined Fleet, for training. Ship's captain: Lieutenant Commander Kawabata Makoto  (prev. C.O. SAGI).
Assigned to Desdiv 43 (UME, TAKE, MOMO, MAKI), Escort Squadron 31, Combined Fleet.
25 October: Battle of Leyte Gulf
Escorted Admiral Ozawa's Northern Force in Battle off Cape Engano.
Escorted ISE and HYUGA on transport mission from Kure to Manila, but diverted to Spratly Islands instead.
Joined escort of Admiral Kurita's fleet from Brunei as far as Mako.
Escort Squadron 31 reassigned to Fifth Fleet.
Minor damage: (cause unknown) at Mako.
Arrived Manila, escorting convoy from Formosa.
Escorted troop convoy TA No. 9 from Manila to Ormoc and back. Medium damage: in air attacks on 12 December due to strafing. Removed 214 survivors from YUZUKI, including Comdesdiv 30 (Captain Sawamura Seiji).
14 December 1944-8 January 1945:
Escorted convoys from Manila via Formosa to Moji; on 10 January to Kure for repairs.
Departed Moji, escorting Convoy MOTA-33 towards Keelung; later detached at Shanghai.
Escort Squadron 31 reassigned to Combined Fleet.
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.
29 July 1947:
Turned over to Soviet Union.