Direct hit of a bomb in the Japanese escort ship

Japanese escort ship

The direct hit of a North American B-25 Mitchell American bomber into a Japanese escort ship on November 10, 1944 in Ormoc Bay (Philippines).

Japanese escort ship type C, No. 11, speed 16.5 knots, displacement of about 800 tons. Launched on January 15, 1944. The circumstances of the death are as follows:

November 10, 1944 as part of the convoy carrying the 26th Infantry Division to the Philippines, a Japanese escort ship was attacked by the Lightnings of Morotai Island and B-25 Mitchell from Leite. During the second attack about 11.40 received a bomb hit from the B-25 “Mitchell”, caught fire and fled thrown ashore.



Location: Philippines
Date: November 10, 1944

In : 1945

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