Name Translation:"Cool Waves"
27 July 1943:
Completed at Tokyo; assigned same date to Desron 11, First Fleet, for training. Ship's captain: Commander Kamiyama Masao  (prev. C.O. HARUSAME).
Assigned to Desdiv 32 (HAYANAMI, FUJINAMI, SUZUNAMI), Desron 11, First Fleet.
Desdiv 32 reassigned to Desron 2, Second Fleet.
With TATSUTA, FUJINAMI and HAYANAMI, escorted YAMASHIRO and ISE on troop transport operation from Saeki to Truk.
With FUJINAMI and HAYANAMI, accompanied TATSUTA on troop transport run from Truk to Ponape and back.
With HAYANAMI, troop transport run from Truk to Ponape and back.
Departed Truk, escorting Admiral Kurita's heavy cruiser group toward Rabaul, but detached with CHOKAI on 4 November to assist damaged tanker NISSHO MARU, then escorted back to Truk.
Steamed from Truk to Rabaul.
Sunk: in U.S. carrier air raid on Rabaul. Reportedly took direct bomb hit while loading torpedoes near mouth of Rabaul Harbor (04-13 S, 152-11 E); blew up and sank; 148 killed, including Commander Kamiyama.
5 January 1944:
Removed from Navy List.