Name Translation: "Wind over the Field"
Initial Command Structure:
Ship's captain: Lieutenant Commander Kawahashi Akifumi . Assigned to Desdiv 1 (KAMIKAZE, NAMIKAZE, NUMAKAZE, NOKAZE), Ominato Guard District.
4 December 1941:
Departed Ominato, then Hokkaido-Kuriles patrol/escort duties.
15 April 1942:
Lieutenant Commander Kawahashi (to C.O. SHIKINAMI) relieved by Lieutenant Commander Tokiwa Teizo .
25 May 1942:
Participated in Aleutians Islands attack operations.
Departed Ominato, then Hokkaido-area patrol/escort duties.
Departed Ominato, then Hokkaido-Yokosuka convoy escort duties.
17 May-15 June 1943:
Reassigned directly to Fifth Fleet, then back to Desdiv 1.
Departed Ominato, then supported Kiska evacuation.
Hokkaido-Kuriles convoy escort duties.
Lieutenant Commander Tokiwa (to C.O. INAZUMA) relieved by Lieutenant Commander Ebihara Taro  (prev. C.O. FUMIZUKI). Lieutenant Commander Ebihara assigned added duty as Comdesdiv 1 following death of Commander Watanabe Yasumasa  on 18 December.
21 December 1943-2 February 1944:
Docked at Hakodate for repairs and refitting.
Departed Ominato, then resumed Hokkaido-Kuriles convoy escort duties.
Docked at Ominato for maintenance.
10 January 1945:
Attached to Combined Fleet.
Departed Moji, escorting Convoy HI-91 towards Singapore; later detached to Mako.
Departed Mako to meet and augment the screen of northbound ISE and HYUGA. Joined on 14th but released and ordered to Singapore the next day.
Sunk: torpedoed by USS PARGO (SS-264) off Cape Varella in the South China Sea (12-48 N, 109-38 E). Exploded violently, 209 killed; KAMIKAZE rescued 21 survivors, including Lieutenant Commander Ebihara. Last of 39 Japanese destroyers to fall victim to U.S. submarines during the war.
10 April 1945:
Removed from Navy List.