© 1998 Allyn D. Nevitt

IJN Nire: Tabular Record of Movement

Name Translation: "Elm"

31 January 1945:
Completed at Maizuru; assigned same date to Desron 11, Combined Fleet, for training. Ship's captain: Lieutenant Commander Shimoda Takeo [63] (C.O. SAWAKAZE, assigned added duty as C.O. NIRE).

1-20 April:

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

25 April:

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

22 June:
Medium damage:
in attack by B-29 at Kure, then under repair through 2 July.

15 July:

Crew transferred to KABA; assigned same date to Kure Naval District. Lieutenant Commander Shimoda relieved by Lieutenant (s.g.) Honda Toshiharu [64] (C.O. NARA, assigned added duty as C.O. NIRE).


Surrendered at Kure, without crew, at end of war.

5 October 1945:
Removed from Navy List.

20 April 1948:

Scrapped at Kure.

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