Monday, May 13, 2019

Unlucky 13th For Ex-German U-1224

SAT 13 MAY 1944
F4Us, F6Fs, and SBDs, and USAAF B-24s and B-25s bomb Japanese installations at Jaluit; attacks will continue on 14 May.

Submarine Pogy (SS-266) sinks Japanese cargo ship Anbo Maru off Suruga Bay, Honshu, 34°31'N, 138°33'E.

Japanese landing ships T.128 and T.150 are damaged by mines, Palau.

Destroyer escort Francis M. Robinson (DE-220) sinks Japanese submarine RO-501 (ex-German U-1224), en route to Japan on her maiden voyage, 400 miles south-southwest of the Azores, 18°08'N, 33°13'W.

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