Japanese submarine I-28

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Name: I-28
Commissioned: Kobe, Japan on February 6, 1942
Fate: I-28 was torpedoed and sunk with all hands (88 officers and men) by the United States Navy submarine Tautog at 06°30′N 152°00′E / 6.500°N 152.000°E / 6.500; 152.000 on May 17, 1942.
General characteristics
Class and type: Type B1 submarine Imported from Wikidata (?)
Armament: 1 x 14 cm/40 11th Year Type naval gun[1]

I-28 was a submarine of the Imperial Japanese Navy which saw service during the Pacific Campaign of World War II. I-28 was commissioned at Kobe, Japan on February 6, 1942. The submarine participated in the Battle of the Coral Sea in May 1942. Returning to base at Truk in the central Pacific, I-28 was torpedoed and sunk with all hands (88 officers and men) by the United States Navy submarine Tautog at 06°30′N 152°00′E / 6.500°N 152.000°E / 6.500; 152.000 on May 17, 1942.

Sources[edit]

  • Hashimoto, Mochitsura (1954). Sunk: The Story of the Japanese Submarine Fleet 1942 – 1945. Colegrave, E.H.M. (translator). London: Cassell and Company. ASIN B000QSM3L0. 
  • Hackett, Bob; Sander Kingsepp (2003). "HIJMS Submarine I-28: Tabular Record of Movement". Sensuikan!. Combinedfleet.com. Retrieved 10 May 2009. 
  • Hackett, Bob; Sander Kingsepp (2003). "Type B1". Sensuikan!. Combinedfleet.com. Retrieved 10 May 2009. 

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Campbell, John Naval Weapons of World War Two ISBN 0-87021-459-4 p.191