Name Translation: "Oak"
26 November 1944:
Completed at Osaka; assigned same date to Desron 11, Combined Fleet, for training. Ship's captain: Lieutenant (s.g.) Honda Toshiharu .
15 March 1945:
Assigned to Desdiv 53 (SAKURA, NARA, TSUBAKI, YANAGI, TACHIBANA, KEYAKI), Desron 11, Combined Fleet.
Desron 11 reassigned to Second Fleet, then back to Combined Fleet.
Heavy damage: struck contact mine six miles west-southwest of Shimonoseki; left dead in the water.
Desdiv 53 deactivated; NARA disarmed and towed to Moji; surrendered there at end of war. Lieutenant Honda assigned added duty as C.O. NIRE.
Lieutenant Honda assigned further added duty as C.O. TSUBAKI.
30 November 1945:
Removed from Navy List.
Broken up at Shimonoseki.