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IJN Nashi: Tabular Record of Movement

Name Translation: "Pear"

15 March 1945:
Completed at Kobe; assigned same date to Desron 11, Combined Fleet, for training. Ship's captain: Lieutenant Commander Takada Toshio [64].

1-20 April:

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

20 May:

Assigned to Desdiv 52 (SUGI, KASHI, KAEDE, NIRE, HAGI), Escort Squadron 31, Combined Fleet.

22 June:

Attacked at Kure by B-29; no damage.


Joint training with kaiten crews in Inland Sea.

28 July:
by aircraft of TF 38 near Kure (34-4 N, 132-30); direct bomb hit and near-miss. 17 killed, 21 injured; Lieutenant Commander Takada among survivors.

15 September 1945:

Removed from Navy List.


Refloated and repaired at Kure.

31 May 1956:

Recommissioned into Japanese Self-Defense Force as WAKABA (only Imperial Navy ship of World War II to become part of Japan's new navy) for use as radar trials ship; scrapped 1972-73.

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