Name Translation:"Waves in the Offing"
10 December 1943:
Completed at Maizuru; assigned same date to Desron 11, First Fleet, for training. Ship's captain: Commander Makino Hiroshi  (prev. C.O. HATSUHARU).
10 February 1944:
Assigned to Desdiv 31 (NAGANAMI, ASASHIMO, KISHINAMI), Desron 2, Second Fleet.
26 February-8 March:
Escorted troop convoy from Ujina to Saipan and Guam. On 29 February assisted in sinking of USS TROUT (SS-202); assisted ASASHIMO in rescue of 1,720 survivors of SAKITO MARU; returned to Japan on 16 March.
Escorted troop convoy from Yokosuka to Truk.
29 March-2 April:
Escorted transport SANYO MARU from Truk to Saipan.
Escorted tanker convoy from Saipan via Tarakan to Balikpapan.
17 April-7 May:
Escorted tanker convoy from Balikpapan to Saipan and back.
Escorted tanker convoy from Balikpapan to Tawitawi.
Steamed from Tawitawi to Davao and back.
With NOSHIRO, SHIMAKAZE, NOWAKI and YAMAGUMO, escorted YAMATO and MUSASHI from Tawitawi to Batjan to support Biak troop transport operations.
Departed Batjan escorting Admiral Ugaki's task force to join Admiral Ozawa's fleet in Philippine Sea.
19-20 June: Battle of the Philippine Sea
Escorted Admiral Kurita's Van Force.
Escorted fleet on troop transport mission from Kure to Okinawa, then to Lingga.
Escorted fleet from Lingga to Brunei.
23-25 October: Battle of Leyte Gulf
Escorted Admiral Kurita's 1st Diversion Attack Force. On 25 October assisted sinking SUZUYA and rescued 416 survivors, including Captain Teraoka Masao . Minor damage: in air attacks due to near-misses and strafing; 34 casualties.
Departed Coron, then escorted damaged KUMANO to Manila.
Escorted troop convoy TA No. 2 from Manila to Ormoc.
Medium damage: in U.S. air raid on Manila, due to near-misses and strafing; 28 casualties; to Cavite Navy Yard for repairs.
Sunk: in U.S. air raid on Manila; one direct bomb hit and several near-misses; sank upright in shallow water eight miles west of Manila (14-35 N, 120-50 E); 14 dead and 19 injured; Commander Makino among survivors.
10 January 1945:
Removed from Navy List.