Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Submarine Croaker

MON 14 AUG 1944
Submarine Bluefish (SS-222) sinks Japanese tanker Shinpo Maru, previously damaged by Puffer (SS-268) on 12 August, off Golo Island, 13°39'N, 120°22'E.

Submarine Cod (SS-224) sinks Japanese landing ship T.129 in Banda Sea, about 40 miles south of Boeroe Island and 80 miles southwest of Ambon Bay, 04°17'S, 126°46'E.

Submarine Croaker (SS-246) sinks Japanese gunboat No.7 Daigen Maru southwest of Inchon, Korea, 37°25'N, 125°12'E.

Submarine Ray (SS-271) attacks Japanese convoy, sinking merchant cargo ship Zuisho Maru off northwest coast of Borneo, 03°51'N, 112°58'E, and damaging cargo vessel Uga Maru,, 03°51'N, 112°58'E (see 21 August).

Japanese cargo ship Miikesan Maru is sunk by mine laid by USAAF B-24 (14th Air Force) off Takao, Formosa, 22°00'N, 120°00'E.

Tank landing ship LST-921 is sunk by German submarine U-667 about 11 miles southwest of Hartland Point, England, 51°05'N, 04°47'W.

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