© 1998 Allyn D. Nevitt

IJN Yanagi: Tabular Record of Movement

Name Translation: "Willow"

18 January 1945:
Completed at Osaka; assigned same date to Desron 11, Combined Fleet, for training. Ship's captain: Lieutenant Commander Okuma Yasunosuke [60] (prev. C.O. HATSUHARU).

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:

Departed Kure for Ominato, then patrol/escort duties in that area.

14 July:
Heavy damage:
in air raid near Ashizaki, Tsugaru Strait; stern severed; towed to Ominato.

15 July:

Desdiv 53 deactivated.

9 August:
Further damaged:
in air raid at Ominato, then to Hakkodate through end of war.

20 November 1945:

Removed from Navy List. Not used as repatriation ship.

1 April 1947:

Broken up at Ominato.

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