Shirakumo



DescriptionOn 16 March 1944, after departing Kushiro in northern Hokkaidō with a troop convoy for Uruppu Island, the Japanese destroyer Shirakumo was torpedoed by the US submarine USS Tautog 170 nautical miles (310 km) east of Muroran. She sank instantly and there were no survivors from the 219 aboard.
Year1944
Nationaliy of ShipJapan
Lives Lost219
Ship UseMilitary
Ship UseNavy
Peacetime or WartimeWartime
WarWorld War Two
Link to Wikipedia (Shipwreck / Event / Region)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_destroyer_Shirakumo_(1927)