Name Translation: "Light Mist"
Initial Command Structure:
Ship's captain: Commander Sugioka Koshichi  (prev. C.O. NENOHI). Assigned to Desdiv 20 (YUGIRI, SAGIRI, ASAGIRI, AMAGIRI), Desron 3, First Fleet.
20-26 November 1941:
Desdiv 20 steamed with Desron 3 from Kure to Samah (Hainan).
Escorted CHOKAI out of Samah in support of Malaya invasion operations, then to Camranh Bay.
With cover force for British Borneo invasion.
Sunk: torpedoed by Dutch submarine K-XVI near Kuching, Sarawak (01-34 N, 110-21 E). Aft magazine apparently exploded, severing stern: 121 dead; SHIRAKUMO and Minesweeper No. 3 rescued 120 survivors, including Commander Sugioka (later C.O. ARASHI).
15 January 1942:
Removed from Navy List.