Initial Command Structure:
Assigned to 1st Torpedo Boat Division, Hainan Guard District.
7 December 1941:
Departed Samah, then Hainan-area patrol/escort duties.
10 February 1942:
1st Torpedo Boat Division deactivated; reassigned directly to Hainan Guard District.
Steamed from Samah to Subic Bay, then joined Manila blockade operations.
Arrived Hong Kong, then docked for repairs.
Steamed from Hong Kong to Samah, then resumed Hainan-area patrol/escort duties.
Steamed from Samah via Takao to Hong Kong.
26 September-7 October:
Escorted convoy from Hong Kong to Palau.
Escorted convoy from Palau to Rabaul, then Lae-Buna transport duties.
Transport run to Lae. Minor damage: in air attack, due to near-miss.
Arrived Rabaul, then repairs.
Departed Rabaul, then patrol/escort duties out of that base.
8 January 1943:
Escorted transport carrying construction units from Rabaul to Kolombangara.
Reassigned to 2nd Surface Escort Division, Fourth Fleet.
Steamed from Rabaul to Truk.
Escorted convoy from Truk to Yokosuka.
Escorted convoys from Yokosuka to Truk and back, then docked for repairs.
Departed Yokosuka, then Truk-Rabaul convoy escort duties.
26 July-3 August:
Escorted Convoy 2262 from Rabaul via Truk to Saipan.
Docked for repairs.
Steamed from Maizuru to Yokosuka.
26 September-5 October:
Escorted convoy from Yokosuka to Truk.
Escorted convoy from Truk to Saipan and back.
22 October-20 November:
Escorted convoys from Truk to Yokosuka and back.
2nd Surface Escort Division reassigned to General Escort Command.
27 November-14 December:
Escorted convoys from Truk to Rabaul and back.
10-15 January 1944:
Escorted convoy from Truk to Rabaul.
Transport run from Rabaul via Mortlock Island to Truk.
Escorted convoy from Yokosuka to Saipan, then continued to Truk and Rabaul.
22 March-10 April:
Escorted troop convoy Matsu No. 3 from Yokosuka to Saipan and back.
Escorted Convoy 3503 from Yokosuka to Saipan.
Escorted Convoy 4517 from Saipan to Yokosuka.
30 May-7 June:
Escorted Convoy 3530 from Yokosuka to Saipan.
Departed Saipan, escorting convoy to Yokosuka. Sunk: by aircraft of TF 58, 180 miles northwest of Saipan (17-32N, 144-00E).
18 July 1944:
Removed from Navy List.