Naval History and Heritage Command

Naval History and Heritage Command

Enemy Action and Damage Suffered By Us

AKAGI

TIME ENEMY AIRCRAFT # OF BOMBS OR TORPS. # OF HITS CHART OF HITS TIME OF SCUTTLING (SINKING) PLACE REMARKS
TYPE #
5 JUNE
0410
TORP. 4 3 1 TO STAR.
2 TO PORT.
(1 EXPLODED AUTOMATICALLY)
3 SHOT DOWN;
2 OF OUR MEN KILLED BY STRAFING
ABOUT 0415 ATTACK 1 1 500 M.
STAR. ASTERN
   
0726 DIVE B. 3 3 2

Positioning of ship.


#1 NEAR MISS 10 M. TO PORT
#2 HIT ELEVATOR AMIDSHIP
#3 HIT AFT EDGE OF PORT FLIGHT DECK.
(FATAL HIT)
(SEVERAL HOLES)

0200
6 JUNE
SCUTTLED.
30-30N
178-40W
 

Kaga

TIME ENEMY AIRCRAFT # OF BOMBS OR TORPS. # OF HITS CHART OF HITS TIME OF SCUTTLING (SINKING) PLACE REMARKS
TYPE #
5 JUNE
0530
DIVE B. 3 3 0

Positioning of ship.

     
0730 " 9 9 4

Positioning of ship.


INDUCED EXPLOSIONS IN GASOLINE (OR BOMB) STORAGE ROOM CAUSED SINKING

5 JUNE
1625
SUNK
30-23.3N
179-17.2W
9 BOMBERS SHOT DOWN

Soryu

TIME ENEMY AIRCRAFT # OF BOMBS OR TORPS. # OF HITS CHART OF HITS TIME OF SCUTTLING (SINKING) PLACE REMARKS
TYPE #
5 JUNE
0535
B-17 3 ABOUT 11 0

Positioning of ship.

     
0630 TORP. 17 4 0 2 NEAR TORP. TO STAR. AND AHEAD     1 TORP. SHOT DOWN (WITH FIGHTERS)
0725 DIVE B. 12   3

Positioning of ship.

5 JUNE
1620
30-42.5N
178-37.5W
1 BOMB. SHOT DOWN

Hiryu

TIME ENEMY AIRCRAFT # OF BOMBS OR TORPS. # OF HITS CHART OF HITS TIME OF SCUTTLING (SINKING) PLACE REMARKS
TYPE #
5 JUNE
0407
B-26 9 9 0       1 SHOT DOWN
0411 ATTACK 4 4 0        
0412 TORP. 9 9 0        
0456 LEVEL BOMB. 9 9 0

Positioning of ship.

     

0508

  "

BOMB.

FIGHT.

4

4

4

M-GUN STRAFE

0

Positioning of ship.


4 KILLED SEVERAL WOUNDED

    3 SHOT DOWN
0512 BOMB. 6 1 0

Positioning of ship.


1 NEAR MISS;
1 SELF-EXPLODED

    4 SHOT DOWN
0713 TORP. 16 16 0 TORP. TRACKS:
3 TO STAR.;
1 TO PORT;
2 AHEAD;
1 TO STAR.
    1 TORP. AND 2 BOMB. SHOT DOWN
0730 TORP. 5 5 0 TORP. TRACKS:
3 AHEAD;
2 ASTERN
    2 TORP. SHOT DOWN
1403 DIVE B. 13 13 4

Positioning of ship.


TORPEDOED BY MAKIGUMO

6 JUNE
0210
SCUTTLED
31-27.5N
179-23.5E
2 BOMB. SHOT DOWN

Haruna

TIME ENEMY AIRCRAFT # OF BOMBS OR TORPS. # OF HITS CHART OF HITS TIME OF SCUTTLING (SINKING) PLACE REMARKS
TYPE #
5 JUNE TORP. 4 5
STRAFED
2 VERY NEAR MISSES;
3 NEAR MISSES
(TN: SIC)

Positioning of ship.

     
1408 BOMBER 2 2 VERY NEAR MISSES

Positioning of ship.

     
1526 LEVEL BOMBER 2 3 0

Positioning of ship.

     

Tone

TIME ENEMY AIRCRAFT # OF BOMBS OR TORPS. # OF HITS CHART OF HITS TIME OF SCUTTLING (SINKING) PLACE REMARKS
TYPE #
5 JUNE
1420
DIVE BOMBERS 3 3 0

Positioning of ship.

     
1428 DIVE BOMBERS 4 4 0

Positioning of ship.

     
BOMBERS 3 3 0
(TN: ILLEGI-
BLE)
LEVEL BOMBERS 3 3 0

Positioning of ship.

     
       

Chikuma

TIME ENEMY AIRCRAFT # OF BOMBS OR TORPS. # OF HITS CHART OF HITS TIME OF SCUTTLING (SINKING) PLACE REMARKS
TYPE #
5 JUNE
1432
BOMBERS 9 5 0

Positioning of ship.

     
1445 LEVEL BOMBERS 1 6 0

Positioning of ship.

     
1510 LEVEL BOMBERS 3 4 0

Positioning of ship.

     

Tanikaze

TIME ENEMY AIRCRAFT # OF BOMBS OR TORPS. # OF HITS CHART OF HITS TIME OF SCUTTLING (SINKING) PLACE REMARKS
TYPE #
6 JUNE
1336
BOMBER 4 5 0

Positioning of ship.

     
1507 BOMBER 26   VERY NEAR MISSES

Positioning of ship.

    1 BOMBER SHOT DOWN
1545 BOMBER 6 4 WILD

Positioning of ship.


2 ENEMY A/C DIVE INTO SEA

    3 BOMBERS SHOT DOWN

Published:Wed Jun 04 13:26:17 EDT 2014