Thursday, April 12, 2018

Sub, Planes Sink Ships

MON 12 APR 1943
Submarine Flying Fish (SS-229) sinks Japanese merchant cargo ship No.12 Sapporo Maru at eastern entrance to Tsugaru Strait, just off Shiriyazaki, northern Honshu, 41°23'N, 141°30'E.

USAAF B-17s and B-24s (5th Air Force) bomb Japanese shipping in Hansa Bay, sinking army cargo ship Sydney Maru, 03°18'S, 143°38'E.

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