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.
Monday, December 9, 2019
Tough Times For Junyo
by M. Bouffant at 19:44