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SS I-21
Imperial Japanese Navy submarine
Class Laid down, Shipyard LaunchedCommissioned Disabled and Why
Ocu-gata . .
. . 1944/02/05
sunk
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WW II combat actions:
From Till Operation Force Action Source
41/12     Subron2 off Estero Bay, Calif.   81 
41/12/15     AdvSubFor/SubRon2/SubDiv8 shell Kahului, Maui   99 
41/12/22       damaging AO H.M.Story off Point Arguello (N of Santa Barbara)   81 
41/12/23       attacking AO Larry Doheney   81 
41/12/23       sinking AO Montebello 4 miles S of Piedras Blancas light, Cal. (35-30N, 121-51W)   85 
42/04       Japan - sail to sea  
42/04/18       send to chase TF 16  
42/05   MO SubFor xCoralS - recon -off Australia   81 
42/05/05       sinking AK John Adams   85 
42/05/19       air reconnaissance Suva, Fiji   85 
42/05/24       air reconnaissance Auckland   85 
42/05/29       air reconnaisance Sydney   85 
42/05/31       air reconnaisance off Sydney  
42/10/26     SubFor/OCU/SubRon1 xSCruz - sinking Porter off Santa Cruz  
42/11/08       damaging AK s/s Edgar Allen Poe 56 nm SE of Amadee Light, Noumea (22-14S, 166-30E)   85 
42/11/11       air reconnaissance Vanikoro, Fiji  
42/11/11       patro: sinking ship(6711) off Vanikoro, Fiji, air reconnaissance Noumea   85 
43/01 43/02     patro: off Sydney  
43/01/18       disabling AO Mobilube off New South Wales, Australia (33-57S, 157-20E)   85 
43/01/22       disabling AK Peter H. Burnett 500 E of Newcastle, Australia (32-54S, 159-32E)   85 
43/02/09       start hunting AK Starr King off Sydney   85 
43/02/10       disabling AK Starr King (34-15S, 154-20E)   85 
43/05 43/06     Kiska ecvacuation  
43/11       send to Gilberts  
43/11/11       sinking AK Cape San Juan 450 nm SSW of Tongatabu (28-08S, 178-06W)   85 
43/11/27       MIA off Tarawa  
44/02/05       sunk(Charette, Fair) off Tarawa (06-48N, 168-08E)   66 

Ship status, hull number changes...: sunk (0648' N., 16808' E.), 1943/12/24 presumed lost
Ship score (awards, enemy ships credited...): 10/63163 Porter
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