file created: 12/07/02 00:55:45 , last update: 05/19/00
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DD Mocizuki
Imperial Japanese Navy destroyer
Class Laid down, Shipyard LaunchedCommissioned Disabled and Why
Mucuki 1926/03/23
Uraga Dock Tokio
1927/04/28 1927/10/31 1943/10/24
sunk
Namesake: "Full Moon" ("plnk")
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WW II combat actions:
From Till Operation Force Action Source
41/12     4thFlt/DesRon6/DesDiv30     99 
41/12/08 41/12/11   SoSeFor/DesRon6/DesDiv30 land Wake  
41/12/11     SoSeFor/DesRon6/DesDiv30 damaged by coastal batteries off Wake   85 
41/12/21 41/12/28   2ndWakeInvFor/DesRon6/DesDiv30 land Wake  
41/12/31 42/01/03     escort convoy from Kwajalein to Truk   99 
42/01/08 42/01/12     escort convoy from Truk to Guam   99 
42/01/23     DesRon6/DesDiv30 land Rabaul   99 
42/02/09     DesRon6/DesDiv30 land Gasmata (New Britain)  
42/03/08 42/03/1?   DesRon6/DesDiv30 land Lae/Salamaua   99 
42/03/28     DesDiv30 land Bougainville   99 
42/05/0? 42/05/09 MO PMLandGrp/DesRon6/DesDiv30 xCoralS   99 
42/06/13 42/06/16     escort convoy from Palau to Truk   99 
42/06/25 42/07/06     cover airfield-construction convoys from Truk to Lae and Guadalcanal   99 
42/07/06 42/07/13     sail from Truk to Sasebo   99 
42/07/10 42/07/14   4thFlt/SurfCortDiv2/DesDiv30     99 
42/07/13 42/08/27     Sasebo - repairs   99 
42/07/14     8thFlt/DesDiv30 IJN reorganization   99 
42/08/27 42/09/0?   8thFlt sail from Sasebo to Rabaul   99 
42/09/25 42/09/27     out of Rabaul (with Isokaze) to rescue Jajoi surv. from Normanby Is.   99 
42/10/14 42/10/15     shell Guadalcanal   99 
42/11/01 42/11/02   TokioEx/TranGrp troop transport run to Guadalcanal   99 
42/11/05     TokioEx/TranGrp troop transport run to Guadalcanal   99 
42/11/08     TokioEx troop transpor run to Guad. - damaging PT-61, damaged by dud torpedo   99 
42/11/13 42/11/15   TranGrp/DesDiv30 xGuad - rescued survivors from Canberra M., Nagara M.   08  99 
42/11/14 42/11/15   TranGrp/DesDiv30 xGuad - escort damaged Sado M. to Shortland   99 
42/11/17 42/11/20     escort Isuzu from Shortland to Truk   99 
42/12/01     8thFlt DesDiv30 deactivated, assigned directly to 8thFlt   99 
42/12/12 42/12/13     escort Kumano & Suzuja from Kavieng to Admiralties and back   99 
42/12/18       troop transport run from Rabaul to Finschhafen - damaged by planes   99 
43/01/08       escort AP with construction units from Rabaul to Kolombangara   99 
43/01/15       troop transport run to Rekata (with Cugaru)   99 
43/02/02 43/03/01     Sasebo - overhaul   99 
43/03/01 43/03/10     sail from Sasebo to Truk > Rabaul   99 
43/03/28       troop transport run to Rekata   99 
43/03/31     8thFlt/DesRon3/DesDiv30     99 
43/04/02 43/04/03     transport run to Rakata & Buka   99 
43/04/07       transport run to Rekata   99 
43/04/28 43/04/30     transport run from Rabaul to Shortland > Rekata & Buka   99 
43/05/03 43/05/04     transport run to Rekata & Buka   99 
43/05/06 43/05/07     transport run to Rekata & Buka   99 
43/05/10       transport run to Rekata   99 
43/05/27 43/05/29     transport run from Rabaul to Shortland > Rekata & Buka   99 
43/06/04       troop transport run from Rabaul to Tuluvu   99 
43/06/27       troop transport run to Kolombangara   99 
43/07/02 43/07/03   Screen/DesRon3/DesDiv30 shell Rendova   99 
43/07/06     TranGrp1/GF xKula - damaged by gunfire - torpedo tubes, #1 gun   99 
43/07/18       damaged (SBDs, TBFs, B-24s) in Buin-Kahili area, Bougainville   85 
43/08/14 43/09/21     Sasebo - repairs   99 
43/09/21 43/09/2?     sail from Sasebo to Rabaul   99 
43/10/07       troop transport run from Rabaul to Surumi/Gasmata   99 
43/10/12       damaged in Rabaul by air attack - #2 gun disabled   99 
43/10/21       troop transport run to Buka   99 
43/10/23 43/10/24     troop transport run to Jacquinot Bay (New Britain)   99 
43/10/24       sunk(PBY) 90 miles SSW of Rabaul - 10 KIA   99  85 

Ship status, hull number changes...: sunk 0542S,15140E; 1944/01/05 struck from Navy List
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