Thursday, April 25, 2019

Motor Torpedo Boat Battle!

TUE 25 APR 1944
Submarine Crevalle (SS-291) sinks Japanese army cargo ship Kashiwa Maru north of Borneo, 07°11'N, 116°46'E.

Submarine Guavina (SS-362) sinks Japanese army cargo ship Tetsuyo Maru northwest of Chichi Jima, 28°55'N, 140°28'E.

Japanese auxiliary minesweeper No.32 Kafuku Maru is sunk by mine, location unspecfied.

German mining operations commence off Capreira, Italy; minelayer TA 23 sinks after striking a mine. TA 26 and TA 29 battle U.S. motor torpedo boats PT-202, PT-213, and PT-218.

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