SUN 20 FEB 1944
TG 58.1 (Rear Admiral John W. Reeves Jr.) planes bomb Japanese installations on Jaluit Atoll, Marshalls.
Submarine Pogy (SS-266) sinks Japanese cable layer Nanyo Maru about 100 miles east of Formosa, 24°12'N, 123°20'E, and merchant cargo ship Taijin Maru northeast of Formosa, 24°14'N, 123°17'E.
USAAF B-24 damages Japanese cargo vessel Tasmania Maru northwest of Wewak.
Tank landing ship LST-348 is sunk by German submarine U-410, 40 miles south of Naples, Italy, 40°57'N, 13°14'E.
LCT-340 founders and sinks in heavy weather off coast of Algeria, 36°49'N, 01°55'E.
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Pogy Sinks Cable Layer
by M. Bouffant at 19:44