DescriptionOn 20 July 1943, while rescuing the crew of Japanese destroyer Yūgure, the Japanese destroyer Kiyonami was sunk by U.S. Army B-25s north-northwest of Kolombangara. There were no survivors from among the entire combined Kiyonami and Yūgure crews of 468 men.
Nationaliy of ShipJapan
Lives Lost228
Ship UseMilitary
Ship UseNavy
Peacetime or WartimeWartime
WarWorld War Two
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