Name Translation: "Cherry"
25 November 1944:
Completed at Yokosuka; assigned same date to Desron 11, Combined Fleet, for training. Ship's captain: Lieutenant Commander Shimobe Shoji .
12-18 February 1945:
Departed Moji, escorting Convoy MOTA-36 towards Keelung; then escorted KASHIMA to Shanghai.
Assigned to Desdiv 53 (SAKURA, NARA, TSUBAKI, YANAGI, TACHIBANA, KEYAKI), Desron 11, Combined Fleet.
Returned to Kure from Shanghai-area patrol/escort duties.
Desron 11 reassigned to Second Fleet, then back to Combined Fleet.
Minor damage: struck mine in Shimonoseki Straits.
Minesweeping duties in Osaka Bay area.
Sunk: struck mine in Osaka Harbor (34-36 N, 135-28 E); aft magazine exploded, severing stern. 130 killed, including Lieutenant Commander Shimobe.
10 August 1945:
Removed from Navy List.