WED 11 JUL 1945
Twenty-seven USAAF B-29s mine Shimonoseki Straits and the waters off Najin and Pusan, Korea (marking the first mining operation in Korean waters by B-29s) and off Maizuru, Japan. Mines sink Japanese escort destroyer Sakura off Osaka, 35°50'N, 135°20'E, and merchant cargo ship No.3 Takechi Maru near Shodo Jima, and damage merchant vessel Tatsutyuyu Maru off Senzaki.
Submarine Barb (SS-220) sinks Japanese guardboat No.15 Seiho Maru and merchant diesel sampan No.15 Seiho Maru off Hokkaido, 44°03'N, 146°30'E.
Submarine Kingfish (SS-234) sinks Japanese fishing boat Inari Maru off Maedate, Japan, 38°03'N, 142°29'E.
Saturday, July 11, 2020
Korean Waters Mined
by M. Bouffant at 19:45