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13 Dec 1898

Japan
2 Dec 1905

Japan
21 Nov 1908

Japan
9 Sep 1912

Japan
11 Dec 1916

Japan
14 Jul 1925

Japan
15 Nov 1939

Japan
  • Masaichi Niimi was promoted to the rank of vice admiral and was made the commandant of the Japanese Navy Academy at Etajima, Japan. ww2dbase [Masaichi Niimi | Etajima, Hiroshima | CPC]
24 Apr 1945

Japan
  • Light carrier Ryuho was attacked by US aircraft at Etajima near Kure, Japan, receiving no damage. ww2dbase [Ryuho | Etajima, Hiroshima | CPC]
28 Apr 1945

Japan
  • Captain Chojuro Takahashi was relieved as the commanding officer of light carrier Ryuho; Captain Hojima was assigned to oversee the damaged carrier until the end of the war. On the same day, the carrier was attacked by US aircraft at Etajima near Kure, Japan, receiving no damage. ww2dbase [Ryuho | Etajima, Hiroshima | CPC]
24 Jul 1945

Japan
  • Settsu was attacked by 30 US Navy F6F-3 fighters while off Kure, Hiroshima, Japan after 1500 hours, suffering one direct bomb hit and five near misses. Captain Masanao Ofuji grounded her on the island of Etajima to prevent sinking. ww2dbase [Preparations for Invasion of Japan | Settsu | Etajima, Hiroshima | CPC]
26 Jul 1945

Japan
  • Counter-flooding allowed Settsu, already grounded at Etajima, Japan, to settle at even keel. ww2dbase [Settsu | Etajima, Hiroshima | CPC]
28 Jul 1945

Japan
29 Jul 1945

Japan

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




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