Usugumo



DescriptionOn 5 July 1944, after departing Otaru, Hokkaidō with a convoy bound for Uruppu, the Japanese destroyer Usugumo was torpedoed by USS Skate in the Sea of Okhotsk west-southwest of Paramushiro. She was hit by two torpedoes that broke her back and she sank in six minutes. There were no survivors.
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_Usugumo_(1927)