FRI 11 JUN 1943
Submarine Finback (SS-230) attacks Palau-bound convoy just west of Babelthuap, sinking Japanese army cargo ship Genoa Maru, 07°36'N, 134°17'E. Patrol Boat No.46's counterattack fails to inflict damage, and Finback escapes undamaged.
Submarine Runner (SS-275) sinks Japanese merchant cargo ship Seinan Maru off Monomi Zaki, off northwest coast of Honshu, 41°00'N, 141°30'E.
Submarine S-30 (SS-135) sinks Japanese merchant cargo vessel Jimbu Maru anchored in Kakumabetsu Wan, Paramushiro, Kuriles, 50°23'N, 155°36'E. [See yesterday, 10 JUN 1943. M.B.]
Submarine Silversides (SS-236) attacks Japanese convoy about 270 miles south of Truk, sinking transport Hinode Maru north of New Ireland, 02°43'N, 152°00'E.
Monday, June 11, 2018
Jimbu Maru Sinks Again (?)
by M. Bouffant at 19:43