Saturday, April 28, 2018

More Hospital Ship War Crimes

WED 28 APR 1943
Submarine Gudgeon (SS-212) sinks Japanese transport/hospital ship Kamakura Maru 30 miles southwest of Naso Point, Panay, P.I., 10°18'N, 121°44'E.

Escort group formed around escort carrier Bogue (CVE-9) and four destroyers drives off five German submarines against convoy HX 235. Another group of U-boats threatens convoy ONS 5, which is protected by British escort vessels and PBYs (VP 84) (see 29 April).

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