file created: 12/07/02 00:32:15 , last update: 12/28/00
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DD Hamakaze
Imperial Japanese Navy destroyer
Class Laid down, Shipyard LaunchedCommissioned Disabled and Why
Kagero . .
Fujinagata Osaka
1940/11/25 1941/06/30 1945/04/07
sunk
Namesake: "Wind on the Strand" ("vÝtr na b°ehu")
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WW II combat actions:
From Till Operation Force Action Source
41     1stFlt/DesRon1/DesDiv17     99 
41/11/26 41/12/24 raidPH StrFor1/Screen/DesDiv17     74 
42/01/08 42/01/27 R StrFor1/RabStrGrp/DesDiv17 land Rabaul & Kavieng   99 
42/02/01 42/02/08   StrFor1/DesRon1/DesDiv17 hunting TF 8,TF 17 after Revenge Raid   74 
42/02/15 42/02/21   StrFor1/DesRon1/DesDiv17 1st Port Darwin Raid   74 
42/02/25 42/03/11   StrFor1/DesRon1/DesDiv17 2nd Port Darwin & Tjilatjip Raid   74 
42/03/07     StrFor1/DesRon1/DesDiv17 shell Christmas Is.   99 
42/03/26 42/04/27   StrFor1/DesRon1/DesDiv17 raid Indian Ocean   74 
42/04/10     1stAirFlt/DesRon10/DesDiv17     99 
42/04/27 42/05/2?     Kure - repairs   99 
42/05/27 42/06/1?   B2/StrFor1/SupGrp/DesRon10/DesDiv17 xMidway   99 
42/06/16 42/08/20   TokioEx/DesDiv17 troop transport run from Truk to Taivu, Guadalcanal, then to Rabaul   99 
42/07/14     3rdFlt/DesRon10/DesDiv17 IJN reorganization   99 
42/08/08 42/08/14   DesDiv17 sail from Kure to Saipan > Truk   99 
42/08/16 42/08/20   TokioEx/DesDiv17 troop transport run from Truk to Taivu Point. Guadalcanal and back to Rabaul   99 
42/08/24 42/08/26 RE DesDiv17 land Milne Bay   103 
42/08/31 42/09/02   TokioEx troop transport run from Rabaul to Milne Bay   99 
42/09/05 42/09/07   TokioEx troop evacuation run from Rabaul to Milne Bay   99 
42/09/12? 42/09/14     sail from Rabaul to Shortland   99 
42/09/16     TokioEx/BombGrp shell Guadalcanal   99 
42/09/18     TokioEx shell Guadalcanal   99 
42/09/21     TokioEx troop transport run to Guadalcanal   99 
42/09/24 42/09/27     escort convoy from Shortland to Truk   99 
42/10     3rdFlt/DesRon10/DesDiv17 patrol No of Solomons   99 
42/10/11 42/10/28   StrFor1/DesRon10/DesDiv17 xSCruz   99 
42/11/02 42/11/07   DesDiv17 escort Zuiho and Kumano from Truk to Sasebo   99 
42/11/07 42/11/30     Japan - repairs   99 
42/11/30 42/12/08   DesDiv17 escort Mjoko and Haguro on troop transport mission from Jokosuka to Truk (12/05) > Rabaul   99 
42/12/08 42/12/10   DesDiv17 sail from Rabaul to Truk   99 
42/12/16 42/12/20   DistCovGrp/DesDiv17 escort Dzunjo covering Wewak troop convoy   99 
42/12/25 42/12/28   DesDiv17 sail from Truk to Rabaul   99 
43/01/05 43/01/13   DesDiv17 escort troop convoy from Rabaul to Lae and back, then to Shortland   99 
43/01/14 43/01/15   TokioEx/DesDiv17 troop transport run to Guadalcanal   99 
43/01/16 43/01/26     sail from Shortland to Rabaul for repairs, then back   99 
43/02/01   KE TokioEx/EspGrp/TranGrp/DesDiv17 troop evacuation run to Guadalcanal   103 
43/02/04   KE TokioEx/EspGrp/TranGrp/DesDiv17 troop evacuation run to Guadalcanal   103 
43/02/07 43/02/08 KE   troop evacuation run to Russell Islands   99 
43/02/07   KE TokioEx/RusCovGrp/DesDiv17 damage(bomb - VMSB from Henderson) off Guadalcanal - direct hit on forward turret   99 
43/02/15 43/02/19     sail from Rabaul to Truk   99 
43/02/19 43/03/0?     Truk - repairs   99 
43/03/06 43/03/16     tow damaged Micishio from Truk to Tatejama   99 
43/03/16 43/06/1?     Kure - repairs   99 
43/06/16 43/06/21     escort task force from Jokosuka to Truk   99 
43/06/22 43/06/28     troop transport run (with Naka and Isuzu) from Truk to Nauru and back   99 
43/06/30 43/07/02     escort Cokai from Truk to Rabaul   99 
43/07/05 43/07/06   TranGrp1 xKula  
43/07/09     TokioEx/CovGrp/DesDiv17 troop transport run to Kulombangara   99 
43/07/12 43/07/13   TokioEx/CovGrp xKolomb - troop transport run to Kolombangara   99 
43/07/19     TokioEx/CovGrp troop transport run to Kolombangara   99 
43/07/23     TokioEx troop transport run to Kolombangara   99 
43/07/26 43/07/29     escort convoy from Rabaul to Truk   99 
43/08/10 43/08/14     escort AO Genjo Maru from Truk to Rabaul   99 
43/08/17 43/08/18   TokioEx/TranGrp troop transport run to Vella Lavella   99 
43/08/22     TokioEx/TranGrp/GF troop evacuation run to Rekata - aborted due to suspected enemy presence   99 
43/08/26     TokioEx/TranGrp/GF troop evacuation run to Rekata - damaged by B-24s -36 KIA/WIA, best speed 20 kts   99  85 
43/08/31 43/09/02     escort Cugaru from Rabaul to Truk   99 
43/09/12 43/09/18     escort Cugaru and Irako from Truk to Jokosuka   99 
43/09/18 43/11     Kure - repairs   99 
43/11/03 43/11/08     escort Kumano from Kure to Truk   99 
43/11/24 43/12/05     escort fleet in Marshalls area in response to US landing, then back to Truk   99 
43/12/10 43/12/14     transport run from Truk to Kusaie and back   99 
43/12/21       assist torpedoed Terukawa Maru off Truk   99 
43/12/27 44/01/01     escort Hijo from Truk to Kure   99 
44/01/01 44/02/04   DesDiv17 escort fleet uits from Truk to Palau   99 
44/01/06 44/01/26     escort AP Asaka Maru from Jokosuka to Eniwetok > Kwajalein > Truk   99 
44/02/04? 44/02/08   DesDiv17 sail from Palau to Truk   99 
44/02/10 44/02/13   DesDiv17 escort fleet units from Truk to Palau   99 
44/02/16 44/02/21   DesDiv17 escort fleet units from Palau to Lingga Roads   99 
44/03/11 44/04/01     escort convoys from Lingga to Palau > Davao   99 
44/04/08 44/04/26     escort convoys from Davao to Tarakan > Balikpapan > Saipan   99 
44/04/29 44/05/19     escort convoys from Saipan to Palau > Balikapapan > Tarakan > Tawi Tawi   99 
44/05/22 44/05/25     escort convoy from Tawi Tawi to Davao   99 
44/05/25 44/06/14     Davao - patrol/escort duty   99 
44/06/15 44/06/20 A-Go AdvFor/DesRon10/DesDiv17 xPhilip   81  86  99
44/07/08 44/07/20   GrpB/DesRon10/DesDiv17 escort fleet on troop transport run from Kure to Okinawa, then to Manila > Lingga   99 
44/09/12 44/09/19   DesDiv17 sail from Lingga to Kure   99 
44/09/22 44/10/04   DesDiv17 escort Fuso and Jamashiro from Kure to Lingga Roads   99 
44/10/18     CenFor/DesRon10/DesDiv17 xLeyte   86 
44/10/24 44/10/25   CenFor/DesRon10/DesDiv17 xSibuya-carry Maja & Musashi survivors to Manila   86 
44/10/27 44/10/29     carry emergency repair ceews from Manila to Coron, then sail to Brunei   99 
44/11/09 44/11/12 TA DesDiv17 escort fleet from Brunei to Sulu Sea in support of Leyte reinforcement convoys   99 
44/11/15     2ndFlt/DesRon2/DesDiv17    
44/11/16 44/11/24   2ndFlt/DesRon2/DesDiv17 sail from Brunei to Kure   99 
44/11/22     2ndFlt/DesRon10/DesDiv17 rescued survivors from Kongo   99 
44/11/25       escort Nagato to Jokosuka   99 
44/11/28 44/11/29   DesDiv17 escort Shinano from Jokosuka towards Inland Sea - assist Shinano, rescue survivors   99 
44/12/29 45/01/08     escort troop convoy from Moji to Formosa   99 
45/01/08       damaged (collision with Kaihou Maru) at Shinciku, Formosa   99 
45/01/08 45/01/25     Mako, Pescadores - emergency repairs, then to Kure   99 
45/02 45/03     Inland Sea - repairs, training   99 
45/04/07     2ndFlt/DesRon2/DesDiv17 Jamato -sunk(Hornet II, Cabot) 150 miles SW of Nagasaki - 100 KIA, 45 WIA   99 

Ship status, hull number changes...: sunk 30░47┤N,128░08┤E; 1945/06/10 struck from Navy List
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