japanese Imperial Japanese Navy - IJN - 大日本帝国海軍 Gyoraitei No.814 (+1944)
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Lettens Jan19/05/2010On October 10th, 1944 in the first occasion since the Marianas campaign in which all four carrier task groups operate together as one unit, TF 38 (Vice Admiral Marc A. Mitscher) pounds Japanese shipping and installations on Okinawa and other islands in the Ryukyus.

TF 38 planes sink submarine depot ship Jingei, landing ship T-158, minelayer Takashima and auxiliary submarine chaser Cha-87, north-northwest of Okinawa, 26°39´N, 127°52´E.

In or near Naha harbor, Navy carrier-based aircraft sink auxiliary minesweeper Shimpo Maru, 26°13´N, 127°40´E, and Hakata Maru No.6, guardboats Nansatsu Maru No.26 and Daisei Maru No.5, 26°13´N, 127°41´E; guardboat Yuki Maru and motor torpedo boats Gyoraitei No.493, Gyoraitei No.496, Gyoraitei No.498, Gyoraitei No.500, Gyoraitei No.805, Gyoraitei No.806, Gyoraitei No.810, Gyoraitei No.812, Gyoraitei No.813, Gyoraitei No.814, Gyoraitei No.820 and Gyoraitei No.820, 26°30´N, 128°00´E; army cargo ship Horai Maru, 26°38´N, 127°54´E; merchant cargo ships Taikai Maru, Fukura Maru, Koryu Maru, and Tetsuzan Maru, 26°13´N, 127°39´E. ...

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Lettens Jan19/05/2010On October 10th, 1944 in the first occasion since the Marianas campaign in which all four carrier task groups operate together as one unit, TF 38 (Vice Admiral Marc A. Mitscher) pounds Japanese shipping and installations on Okinawa and other islands in the Ryukyus.

TF 38 planes sink submarine depot ship Jingei, landing ship T-158, minelayer Takashima and auxiliary submarine chaser Cha-87, north-northwest of Okinawa, 26°39´N, 127°52´E.

In or near Naha harbor, Navy carrier-based aircraft sink auxiliary minesweeper Shimpo Maru, 26°13´N, 127°40´E, and Hakata Maru No.6, guardboats Nansatsu Maru No.26 and Daisei Maru No.5, 26°13´N, 127°41´E; guardboat Yuki Maru and motor torpedo boats Gyoraitei No.493, Gyoraitei No.496, Gyoraitei No.498, Gyoraitei No.500, Gyoraitei No.805, Gyoraitei No.806, Gyoraitei No.810, Gyoraitei No.812, Gyoraitei No.813, Gyoraitei No.814, Gyoraitei No.820 and Gyoraitei No.820, 26°30´N, 128°00´E; army cargo ship Horai Maru, 26°38´N, 127°54´E; merchant cargo ships Taikai Maru, Fukura Maru, Koryu Maru, and Tetsuzan Maru, 26°13´N, 127°39´E.

Elswhere in the vicinity, Navy planes sink auxiliary minesweeper Takunan Maru No.1 off Okino Daito Jima, 25°30´N, 131°00´E, army cargo ship Hirota Maru off Miyako Jima, 24°26´N, 125°20´E and merchant cargo ship Nanyo Maru off Kume Jima.

TF 38 planes damage Coast Defense Ship No.5 and submarine chaser Ch-58 off Okinawa and guardboat Daisei Maru No.6, cargo ship Toyosaka Maru, and merchant cargo ship Takashima Maru No.7, outside Koniya harbor.
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