© 1998 Allyn D. Nevitt

IJN Sugi: Tabular Record of Movement

Name Translation: "Cedar"

25 August 1944:
Completed at Osaka; assigned same date to Desron 11, Combined Fleet, for training. Ship's captain: Lieutenant (s.g.) Kikuchi Toshitaka [62].

25 October: Battle of Leyte Gulf

Escorted Admiral Ozawa's Northern Force in Battle off Cape Engano.

9-17 November:

Escorted convoy from Sasebo via Mako to Manila.

15 November:

Assigned to Desdiv 52 (HINOKI, KUWA, MOMI, SUGI, KASHI), Desron 11, Combined Fleet.

19 November-2 December:
Patrol/escort duties from Manila to Brunei, Miri, the Spratlys and back.

20 November:

Desdiv 52 reassigned to Escort Squadron 31, Fifth Fleet.

5-8 December:

Escorted troop convoy TA No. 8 from Manila to Ormoc and back. Minor damage: in air attacks on 7 December due to strafing: 32 dead.

14 December:
Minor damage: in air attacks by TF 38 on Manila.

15-16 December:

Steamed from Manila to Camranh Bay.

24-27 December:

Escorted San Jose bombardment force.

1-7 January 1945:
Steamed from Cape St. Jacques to Takao.

21 January:
(extent unknown) in attack by aircraft of TF 38 at Takao.

22-23 January:
Steamed from Takao to Hong Kong; departed again on 28 January.

2-7 February:

Escorted SERIA Maru convoy from Shanghai to Moji, then docked at Sasebo for repairs.

5 February:

Escort Squadron 31 reassigned to Combined Fleet.

13 March:

Arrived Kure, then in Inland Sea through end of war.

15 March-20 April:

Escort Squadron 31 reassigned to Second Fleet, then back to Combined Fleet.

Surrendered at Kure at end of war.

5 October 1945:

Removed from Navy List. Later used as repatriation ship.

31 July 1947:

Turned over to China; renamed HUI YANG.

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