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DD Akacuki
Imperial Japanese Navy destroyer
Class Laid down, Shipyard LaunchedCommissioned Disabled and Why
Akacuki 1930/02/17
Sasebo Kaigun Kosho
1932/05/07 1932/11/30 1942/11/13
sunk
Namesake: "Dawn" ("rozbřesk")
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WW II combat actions:
From Till Operation Force Action Source
41     1stFlt/DesRon1/DesDiv6     99 
41/12/04 42/01/04   SoExpFor/MaFor/CovGrp/DesDiv6 land Malaya   99 
42/01/06 42/01/12     escort Maja from Mako to Palau   99 
42/01/18 42/01/20     sail from Palau to Davao   99 
42/01/29 42/02/04     escort AO convoys from Davao to Tarakan > Balikpanan and back   99 
42/02/05 42/02/09     escort troop convoy from Davao to Cam Ranh Bay   99 
42/02/2? 42/03/10   WFor land Java Seas   99 
42/03/10       Subic Bay, then assisted Philippines securing operations   99 
42/03/19 42/03/26     escort convoy from Subic Bay to Kure   99 
42/03/26 42/05/2?     Jokosuka - maintenance   99 
42/05/2? 42/06/13 MI D4/AleFor/KiskaLandFor/DesDiv6 xMidway   74 
42/05/22 42/05/26 MI D4/AleFor/KiskaLandFor/DesDiv6 escort Takao and Maja from Kure to Ominato   99 
42/06/13 42/06/27   D4/AleFor/KiskaLandFor/DesDiv6 escort damaged Hibiki from Kiska to Paramushiro > Ominato   99 
42/06/27 42/07/04     Ominato  
42/07/04 42/07/18     Kiska - ASW patrol   99 
42/07/18 42/07/25     sail from Kiska to Shimushu > Jokosuka   99 
42/07/25 42/08/06     Jokosuka - maintenance   99 
42/08/29 42/08/31     sail from Ominato to Kure   99 
42/09/01 42/09/06     escort Zuiho from Kure to Truk   99 
42/09/09 42/09/12     escort Unjo   99 
42/09/13 42/09/18     escort Unjo from Truk to Kure   99 
42/09/29 42/10/12     led escort of troop convoy from Saeki to Okinawa > Saipan > Rabaul > Shortland   99 
42/10/14     TokioEx troop transport run to Guadalcanal   99 
42/10/17     TokioEx troop transport run to Guadalcanal   99 
42/10/25     TokioEx attack mission to Guadalcanal - damage(shore battery) - 4 KIA   99 
42/10/25     TokioEx sinking/share AT Seminole, YP-284, damaging Zane   99 
42/11/02     TranGrp troop transport run to Guadalcanal   99 
42/11/03 42/11/06     escort Cijoda and Citose from Shortland to Truk   99 
42/11/12 42/11/13   BombFor/DesRon1/DesDiv6/DF xGuada1 - damaged - 8in, 6in, 5in shells   81  99  104
42/11/13     BombFor/DesRon1/DesDiv6/DF sunk(Atlanta) of Savo Island - no survivors (about 200 KIA)   99  104 

Ship status, hull number changes...: sunk 09°17´S,159°56´E; 1942/12/15 struck from Navy List
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