Monday, December 9, 2019

Tough Times For Junyo

SAT 9 DEC 1944
Submarine Plaice (SS-390) damages Japanese escort destroyer Maki, 31°57'N, 129°01'E.

Submarine Sea Devil (SS-400) and Redfish (SS-395) damage Japanese carrier Junyo, 31°43'N, 129°04'E and 32°13'N, 129°13'E, respectively.

Destroyers Charles F. Hughes (DD-428) and Madison (DD-425) bombard German coast artillery positions and troop concentrations along the Franco-Italian border.

Motor torpedo boat PT-307, en route to Leghorn, Italy, from Maddalena, Sardinia, is damaged by a heavy stern swell off her destination.

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