Wednesday, April 3, 2019

"damaged by grounding"

MON 3 APR 1944
TU 57.10.9, composed of destroyer escort Sanders (DE-40), tank landing ship LST-127 and infantry landing craft LCI-346 and LCI-449 occupies Mejit Island, Marshalls. The occupation is unopposed. [And the day after that ... — M.B.]

Transport Kenmore (AP-162) is damaged by grounding, Nawiliwili, T.H.

Submarine Pollack (SS-180), in attack on Japanese convoy, sinks army cargo ship Tosei Maru about 325 miles south of Yokohama, Japan, 30°14'N, 139°44'E.

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