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IJN Tachibana: Tabular Record of Movement

Name Translation: "Mandarin Orange"

20 January 1945:
Completed at Yokosuka; assigned same date to Desron 11, Combined Fleet, for training. Ship's captain: Lieutenant Commander Hayashi Toshifusa [65].

15 March:

Assigned to Desdiv 53 (SAKURA, NARA, TSUBAKI, YANAGI, TACHIBANA, KEYAKI), Desron 11, Combined Fleet.

1-20 April:

Desron 11 reassigned to Second Fleet, then back to Combined Fleet.

22 May:

Arrived in Ominato from Kure, then Northern Area patrol/escort duties.

14 July:
by aircraft of TF 38 in Hakodate Bay (41-48 N, 141-41 E). 135 killed; survivors included Lieutenant Commander Hayashi.

10 August 1945:

Removed from Navy List.

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