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4 Jul 1901

Taiwan
  • Mako (now Makung), Pescadores islands, Taiwan was named a third echelon naval port of the Japanese Navy. Vice Admiral Hikonjo Kamimura was named as its first commanding officer. ww2dbase [Mako Guard District | Mako, Hoko | CPC]
23 Sep 1903

Taiwan
  • Vice Admiral Tomomichi Onomoto was named the commanding officer of the Mako naval port at Pescadores islands, Taiwan. ww2dbase [Mako Guard District | Mako, Hoko | CPC]
25 Dec 1904

Taiwan
  • Vice Admiral Shinrokuro Nishi was named the Chief of Staff of the Mako naval port at Pescadores islands, Taiwan. ww2dbase [Mako Guard District | Mako, Hoko | CPC]
13 Jun 1905

Taiwan
  • Vice Admiral Nagataka Uemura was named the commanding officer of the Mako naval port at Pescadores islands, Taiwan. ww2dbase [Mako Guard District | Mako, Hoko | CPC]
14 Jun 1905

Taiwan
  • Vice Admiral Mitsukane Tsuchiya was named the Chief of Staff of the Mako naval port at Pescadores islands, Taiwan. ww2dbase [Mako Guard District | Mako, Hoko | CPC]
20 Dec 1905

Taiwan
  • Vice Admiral Masaaki Hashimoto was named the commanding officer of the Mako naval port at Pescadores islands, Taiwan. ww2dbase [Mako Guard District | Mako, Hoko | CPC]
11 May 1906

Taiwan
  • Rear Admiral Sango Obana was named the Chief of Staff of the Mako naval port at Pescadores islands, Taiwan. ww2dbase [Mako Guard District | Mako, Hoko | CPC]
22 Nov 1906

Taiwan
  • Vice Admiral Tokioki Nashiba was named the commanding officer of the Mako naval port at Pescadores islands, Taiwan. ww2dbase [Mako Guard District | Mako, Hoko | CPC]
12 Mar 1907

Taiwan
  • Vice Admiral Yunoshin Kano was named the commanding officer of the Mako naval port at Pescadores islands, Taiwan. ww2dbase [Mako Guard District | Mako, Hoko | CPC]
5 Aug 1907

Taiwan
  • Rear Admiral Kanetane Imai was named the Chief of Staff of the Mako naval port at Pescadores islands, Taiwan. ww2dbase [Mako Guard District | Mako, Hoko | CPC]
28 Aug 1908

Taiwan
  • Rear Admiral Juntaro Hirose was named the Chief of Staff of the Mako naval port at Pescadores islands, Taiwan. ww2dbase [Mako Guard District | Mako, Hoko | CPC]
1 Dec 1909

Taiwan
  • Vice Admiral Chikakata Tamari was named the commanding officer of the Mako naval port at Pescadores islands, Taiwan. ww2dbase [Mako Guard District | Mako, Hoko | CPC]
8 Oct 1910

Taiwan
  • Rear Admiral Yushichi Kanno was named the Chief of Staff of the Mako naval port at Pescadores islands, Taiwan. ww2dbase [Mako Guard District | Mako, Hoko | CPC]
1 Dec 1910

Taiwan
  • Vice Admiral Hikojiro Ijichi was named the commanding officer of the Mako naval port at Pescadores islands, Taiwan. ww2dbase [Mako Guard District | Mako, Hoko | CPC]
12 Jun 1911

Taiwan
  • Rear Admiral Koki Hirose was named the Chief of Staff of the Mako naval port at Pescadores islands, Taiwan. ww2dbase [Mako Guard District | Mako, Hoko | CPC]
1 Dec 1911

Taiwan
  • Vice Admiral Kotaro Koizumi was named the commanding officer of the Mako naval port at Pescadores islands, Taiwan. ww2dbase [Mako Guard District | Mako, Hoko | CPC]
20 Apr 1912

Taiwan
  • Rear Admiral Eitaro Kataoka was named the Chief of Staff of the Mako naval port at Pescadores islands, Taiwan. ww2dbase [Mako Guard District | Mako, Hoko | CPC]
17 Feb 1913

Taiwan
  • Settsu arrived at Mako, Hoko Prefecture, Taiwan. ww2dbase [Settsu | Mako, Hoko | CPC]
21 Feb 1913

Taiwan
  • Settsu departed Mako, Hoko Prefecture, Taiwan to patrol the South China Sea along the Chinese coast. ww2dbase [Settsu | Mako, Hoko | CPC]
14 Apr 1913

Taiwan
  • Vice Admiral Shinrokuro Nishi was named the commanding officer of the Mako naval port at Pescadores islands, Taiwan. ww2dbase [Mako Guard District | Mako, Hoko | CPC]
1 Dec 1913

Taiwan
  • Vice Admiral Tadamichi Kamaya was named the commanding officer of the Mako naval port at Pescadores islands, Taiwan. Vice Admiral Kotaro Tanaka was named his Chief of Staff. ww2dbase [Mako Guard District | Mako, Hoko | CPC]
7 Aug 1914

Taiwan
  • Rear Admiral Shigeushi Nakagawa was named the Chief of Staff of the Mako naval port at Pescadores islands, Taiwan. ww2dbase [Mako Guard District | Mako, Hoko | CPC]
17 Dec 1914

Taiwan
  • Vice Admiral Rinroku Eguchi was named the commanding officer of the Mako naval port at Pescadores islands, Taiwan. ww2dbase [Mako Guard District | Mako, Hoko | CPC]
1 Sep 1915

Taiwan
  • Rear Admiral Moshiro Iwasaki was named the Chief of Staff of the Mako naval port at Pescadores islands, Taiwan. ww2dbase [Mako Guard District | Mako, Hoko | CPC]
13 Dec 1915

Taiwan
  • Admiral Teijiro Kuroi was named the commanding officer of the Mako naval port at Pescadores islands, Taiwan. ww2dbase [Mako Guard District | Mako, Hoko | CPC]
28 Jan 1916

Taiwan
  • Rear Admiral Hisamori Taguchi was named the Chief of Staff of the Mako naval port at Pescadores islands, Taiwan. ww2dbase [Mako Guard District | Mako, Hoko | CPC]
1 Dec 1916

Taiwan
  • Vice Admiral Tatsuo Matsumura was named the commanding officer of the Mako naval port at Pescadores islands, Taiwan. ww2dbase [Mako Guard District | Mako, Hoko | CPC]
12 Dec 1917

Taiwan
  • Vice Admiral Tomojiro Chisaka was named the commanding officer of the Mako naval port at Pescadores islands, Taiwan. ww2dbase [Mako Guard District | Mako, Hoko | CPC]
27 Feb 1918

Taiwan
  • Settsu departed Mako, Hoko Prefecture, Taiwan to patrol the Chinese coast. ww2dbase [Settsu | Mako, Hoko | CPC]
13 Jun 1918

Taiwan
  • Vice Admiral Kazuyoshi Yamaji was named the commanding officer of the Mako naval port at Pescadores islands, Taiwan. ww2dbase [Mako Guard District | Mako, Hoko | CPC]
1 Dec 1918

Taiwan
  • Rear Admiral Yoshitada Mikami was named the Chief of Staff of the Mako naval port at Pescadores islands, Taiwan. ww2dbase [Mako Guard District | Mako, Hoko | CPC]
1 Dec 1920

Taiwan
  • Admiral Naomi Taniguchi was named the commanding officer of the Mako naval port at Pescadores islands, Taiwan. ww2dbase [Mako Guard District | Mako, Hoko | CPC]
1 Aug 1921

Taiwan
  • Vice Admiral Kiyokaze Yoshida was named the commanding officer of the Mako naval port at Pescadores islands, Taiwan. ww2dbase [Mako Guard District | Mako, Hoko | CPC]
26 Dec 1921

Taiwan
  • Vice Admiral Hisatsune Iida was named the commanding officer of the Mako naval port at Pescadores islands, Taiwan. ww2dbase [Mako Guard District | Mako, Hoko | CPC]
1 Mar 1923

Taiwan
  • Rear Admiral Morie Tokiwa was named the Chief of Staff of the Mako naval port at Pescadores islands, Taiwan. ww2dbase [Mako Guard District | Mako, Hoko | CPC]
23 Apr 1923

Photo(s) dated 23 Apr 1923
Crown Prince Hirohito visiting naval facilities in Mako, Hoko Prefecture (now Makung, Penghu), Taiwan, 23 Apr 1923
1 Jun 1923

Taiwan
  • Vice Admiral Shiro Yamauchi was named the commanding officer of the Mako naval port at Pescadores islands, Taiwan. ww2dbase [Mako Guard District | Mako, Hoko | CPC]
6 Nov 1923

Taiwan
  • Vice Admiral Tadatsugu Tajiri was named the commanding officer of the Mako naval port at Pescadores islands, Taiwan. ww2dbase [Mako Guard District | Mako, Hoko | CPC]
1 Dec 1924

Taiwan
  • Rear Admiral Shinichi Oguri was named the Chief of Staff of the Mako naval port at Pescadores islands, Taiwan. ww2dbase [Mako Guard District | Mako, Hoko | CPC]
20 Dec 1924

Taiwan
  • Vice Admiral Eizaburo Fujiwara was named the commanding officer of the Mako naval port at Pescadores islands, Taiwan. ww2dbase [Mako Guard District | Mako, Hoko | CPC]
1 Aug 1925

Taiwan
  • Vice Admiral Nobutaro Iida was named the commanding officer of the Mako naval port at Pescadores islands, Taiwan. ww2dbase [Mako Guard District | Mako, Hoko | CPC]
1 Jul 1926

Taiwan
  • Rear Admiral Junzo Yoshitake was named the Chief of Staff of the Mako naval port at Pescadores islands, Taiwan. ww2dbase [Mako Guard District | Mako, Hoko | CPC]
15 Nov 1927

Taiwan
  • Rear Admiral Tadashi Kurata was named the Chief of Staff of the Mako naval port at Pescadores islands, Taiwan. ww2dbase [Mako Guard District | Mako, Hoko | CPC]
1 Dec 1927

Taiwan
  • Rear Admiral Kesaichi Hitsuda was named the commanding officer of the Mako naval port at Pescadores islands, Taiwan. ww2dbase [Mako Guard District | Mako, Hoko | CPC]
10 Dec 1928

Taiwan
  • Vice Admiral Eijiro Hamano was named the commanding officer of the Mako naval port at Pescadores islands, Taiwan. ww2dbase [Mako Guard District | Mako, Hoko | CPC]
20 Nov 1929

Taiwan
  • Rear Admiral Seizaburo Mitsui was named the Chief of Staff of the Mako naval port at Pescadores islands, Taiwan. ww2dbase [Mako Guard District | Mako, Hoko | CPC]
1 Dec 1930

Taiwan
  • Vice Admiral Shusei Yuchi was named the commanding officer of the Mako naval port at Pescadores islands, Taiwan. ww2dbase [Mako Guard District | Mako, Hoko | CPC]
15 May 1931

Taiwan
  • Vice Admiral Shunzo Mito was named the Chief of Staff of the Mako naval port at Pescadores islands, Taiwan. ww2dbase [Mako Guard District | Mako, Hoko | CPC]
11 Jan 1932

Taiwan
  • Vice Admiral Akira Goto was named the commanding officer of the Mako naval port at Pescadores islands, Taiwan. ww2dbase [Mako Guard District | Mako, Hoko | CPC]
18 Jun 1932

Taiwan
  • Rear Admiral Toyonaka Yamauchi was named the commanding officer of the Mako naval port at Pescadores islands, Taiwan. ww2dbase [Mako Guard District | Mako, Hoko | CPC]
1 Dec 1932

Taiwan
  • Rear Admiral Shinji Suzuki was named the Chief of Staff of the Mako naval port at Pescadores islands, Taiwan. ww2dbase [Mako Guard District | Mako, Hoko | CPC]
15 Nov 1933

Taiwan
  • Vice Admiral Yoshiyuki Niyama was named the commanding officer of the Mako naval port at Pescadores islands, Taiwan. ww2dbase [Mako Guard District | Mako, Hoko | CPC]
1 Nov 1934

Taiwan
  • Rear Admiral Tsuyoshi Kobata was named the Chief of Staff of the Mako naval port at Pescadores islands, Taiwan. ww2dbase [Mako Guard District | Mako, Hoko | CPC]
15 Nov 1934

Taiwan
  • Vice Admiral Hiroshi Ono was named the commanding officer of the Mako naval port at Pescadores islands, Taiwan. ww2dbase [Mako Guard District | Mako, Hoko | CPC]
15 Nov 1935

Taiwan
  • Vice Admiral Senzo Wada was named the commanding officer of the Mako naval port at Pescadores islands, Taiwan. ww2dbase [Mako Guard District | Mako, Hoko | CPC]
1 Dec 1936

Taiwan
1 Dec 1937

Taiwan
  • Vice Admiral Shunzo Mito was named the commanding officer of the Mako naval port at Pescadores islands, Taiwan. ww2dbase [Mako Guard District | Mako, Hoko | CPC]
15 Nov 1938

Taiwan
  • Vice Admiral Goro Hara was named the commanding officer of the Mako naval port at Pescadores islands, Taiwan. ww2dbase [Mako Guard District | Mako, Hoko | CPC]
15 Dec 1938

Taiwan
  • Raizo Tanaka stepped down as the commanding officer of light cruiser Jintsu and was named the Chief of Staff of the Mako naval port at Pescadores islands, Taiwan. ww2dbase [Mako Guard District | Raizo Tanaka | Mako, Hoko | CPC]
15 Nov 1939

Taiwan
  • Vice Admiral Ibo Takahashi was named the commanding officer of the Mako naval port at Pescadores islands, Taiwan. Rear Admiral Akira Matsuzaki was named his Chief of Staff. ww2dbase [Mako Guard District | Mako, Hoko | CPC]
  • Raizo Tanaka stepped down as the Chief of Staff of the Mako naval port at Pescadores islands, Taiwan. ww2dbase [Raizo Tanaka | Mako, Hoko | CPC]
27 Feb 1941

Taiwan
  • Vice Admiral Koki Yamamoto was named the commanding officer of the Mako naval port at Pescadores islands, Taiwan. ww2dbase [Mako Guard District | Mako, Hoko | CPC]
10 May 1941

Taiwan
  • Vice Admiral Toshio Shimazaki was named the Chief of Staff of the Mako naval port at Pescadores islands, Taiwan. ww2dbase [Mako Guard District | Mako, Hoko | CPC]
20 Nov 1941

Taiwan
  • The Japanese naval base at Mako in Pescadores Islands, Taiwan was upgarded to full Guard District status. ww2dbase [Mako Guard District | Mako, Hoko | CPC]
28 Nov 1941

Taiwan
7 Dec 1941

Taiwan
14 Dec 1941

Taiwan
18 Dec 1941

Taiwan
24 Dec 1941

Taiwan
15 Mar 1942

Taiwan
  • Nachi arrived at Mako, Pescadores Islands, Taiwan. She departed later on the same day. ww2dbase [Nachi | Mako, Hoko | CPC]
18 Apr 1942

Taiwan
19 Apr 1942

Taiwan
  • Less Carrier Division 5, which detached with screen to head for New Guinea for Operation MO, Akagi and the Striking Force departed Mako in high speed attempted pursuit of the carriers that had launched the Doolittle Raiders which had just struck the Tokyo Bay area on the previous day. ww2dbase [Mako Guard District | Akagi | Mako, Hoko | CPC]
  • Shokaku departed Mako, Pescadores Islands to participate in Operation MO in the Coral Sea commencing 20 Apr 1942. ww2dbase [Mako Guard District | Shokaku | Mako, Hoko | CPC]
8 Jun 1942

Taiwan
9 Jun 1942

Taiwan
7 Aug 1942

Taiwan
8 Aug 1942

Taiwan
20 Nov 1942

Taiwan
  • Vice Admiral Takeo Takagi was named the commanding officer of the Mako Guard District at Pescadores islands, Taiwan, which was elevated from its previous position as a third tier naval port. ww2dbase [Mako Guard District | Takeo Takagi | Mako, Hoko | CPC]
21 Dec 1942

Taiwan
15 Aug 1944

Taiwan
12 Oct 1944

Taiwan
  • US Navy carrier aircraft attacked the Japanese Navy base at Mako (now Makung), Pescadores Islands in the Taiwan Strait. ww2dbase [Mako Guard District | Mako, Hoko | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 12 Oct 1944
Aerial view of Mako Guard District, Pescadores Islands, 12 Oct 1944Mako Guard District, Pescadores Islands under US Navy carrier aircraft attack, 12 Oct 1944, photo 1 of 2Mako Guard District, Pescadores Islands under US Navy carrier aircraft attack, 12 Oct 1944, photo 2 of 2
20 Oct 1944

Taiwan
  • Nachi arrived at Mako, Pescadores Islands with Cruiser Division 21. ww2dbase [Nachi | Mako, Hoko | CPC]
21 Oct 1944

Taiwan
  • Nachi departed Mako, Pescadores Islands with Cruiser Division 21. ww2dbase [Nachi | Mako, Hoko | CPC]
11 Feb 1945

Taiwan
4 Apr 1945

Taiwan
  • Six B-25 bombers of 498th Bombardment Squadron and six B-25 bombers of 500th Bombardment Squadron, both of USAAF 345th Bombardment Group, took off from San Marcelino in western Luzon island, Philippines to attack Mako (now Magong or Makung) harbor, Pescadores Islands in the Taiwan Strait. The attack commenced at 1430 hours, sinking a 2,000-ton tanker and the 2,500-ton freighter Horei Maru. 500th Bombardment Squadron lost one bomber to anti-aircraft fire. ww2dbase [Mako Guard District | Mako, Hoko | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 4 Apr 1945
Mako harbor under USAAF B-25 bomber attack, Pescadores Islands, Taiwan, 4 Apr 1945, photo 1 of 2Mako harbor under USAAF B-25 bomber attack, Pescadores Islands, Taiwan, 4 Apr 1945, photo 2 of 2USAAF 498th Bombardment Squadron hand drawn map for the 4 Apr 1945 attack on Japanese shipping in Mako harbor, Pescadores IslandsUSAAF 500th Bombardment Squadron hand drawn map for the 4 Apr 1945 attack on Japanese shipping in Mako harbor, Pescadores Islands

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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