Akikaze



DescriptionOn 3 November 1944 the Japanese destroyer Akikaze was torpedoed and sunk west of Cape Bolinao, Luzon. The USS Pintado fired a spread of torpedoes at the Japanese carrier Jun'yō but Akikaze intercepted them sacrificing herself to save the carrier. Akikaze sank with all hands.
Year1944
Nationaliy of ShipJapan
Lives Lost154
Ship UseMilitary
Ship UseNavy
Peacetime or WartimeWartime
WarWorld War Two
Link to Wikipedia (Shipwreck / Event / Region)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_destroyer_Akikaze