The Japanese Submarine War, 1941-1942

IJN Submarine Operations 1941-1942
December 17, 1941
I-7
Reconnoiters
Pearl Harbor
(Fly Over)
December 22, 1941
I-68
Bombards
Johnston Atoll
-
December 24, 1941
I-71 and I-72
Bombards
Palmyra Island
-
December 30, 1941
I-1
Bombards
Hilo, Hawaii
-
January 8, 1942
I-19
Reconnoiters
Pearl Harbor
(Fly Over)
January 20, 1942
I-18 and I-24
Bombards
Midway Atoll
-
January 25, 1942
I-73
Bombards
Midway Atoll
-
February 8, 1942
I-69
Bombards
Midway Atoll
-
February 10, 1942
I-69
Bombards
Midway Atoll
-
February 17, 1942
I-25
Reconnoiters
Sydney, Australia
-
February 24, 1942
I-17
Bombards
Long Beach, California
-
-
I-9
Reconnoiters
Pearl Harbor
(Fly Over)
February 26, 1942
I-25
Reconnoiters
Melbourne, Australia
(Fly Over)
March 1, 1942
I-25
Reconnoiters
Hobart, Tasmania
(Fly Over)
March 8, 1942
I-25
Reconnoiters
Wellington, New Zealand
(Fly Over)
March 19, 1942
I-25
Reconnoiters
Suva and Samoa
(Fly Over)
May 20, 1942
I-21
Reconnoiters
Suva, Fiji
(Fly Over)
-
I-10
Reconnoiters
Durban, South Africa
(Fly Over)
May 21, 1942
I-10
Reconnoiters
East London, South Africa
(Fly Over)
May 22, 1942
I-10
Reconnoiters
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
(Fly Over)
May 23, 1942
I-10
Reconnoiters
Simontown, Sourh Africa
(Fly Over)
May 24, 1942
I-21
Reconnoiters
Auckland, New Zealand
(Fly Over)
-
I-26
Reconnoiters
Kodiak, Alaska
(Fly Over)
May 25, 1942
I-9
Reconnoiters
Kiska, Amchitka-Aleutians
(Fly Over)
May 26, 1942
I-9
Reconnoiters
Kiska, Aleutians
(Fly Over)
May 27, 1942
I-25
Reconnoiters
Kodiak, Alaska
(Fly Over)
May 30, 1942
I-10
Reconnoiters
Diego Suarez, Madagascar
(Fly Over)
May 31, 1942
Midget Attack on Diego Suarez
I-16 and I-20
Ramilies and British Loyalty damaged
-
-
Midget Attack on Sydney Harbour
I-22 and I-27
-
-
-
I-30
Reconnoiters
Durban, South Africa
(Fly Over)
June 1, 1942
I-26
Reconnoiters
Seattle, Washington
(Fly Over)
June 8, 1942
I-24
Bombards
Sydney, NSW
-
June 8, 1942
I-21
Bombards
Newcastle, NSW
-
June 20, 1942
I-26
Bombards
Port Esteven (Vancouver), British Columbia
-
June 24, 1942
I-25
Bombards
Fort Stevens, Oregon
-
July 15, 1942
I-10
Reconnoiters
Reunion
(Fly Over)
July 16, 1942
I-30
Reconnoiters
Mauritius
(Fly Over)
August 19, 1942
I-29
Reconnoiters
Seychelles
(Fly Over)
September 10, 1942
I-25
Bombards
Oregon Southern Forest
(Fly Over)
October 1, 1942
I-166
Spl. Mission
Off Calcutta
3 INA Agents
November 11, 1942
I-7
Reconnoiters
Vanikoro, Santa Cruz
(Fly Over)
-
I-9
Reconnoiters
Espirito Santo, New Hebrides
(Fly Over)
-
I-21
Reconnoiters
Noumea, New Caledonia
(Fly Over)
-
I-31
Reconnoiters
Suva, Fiji
(Fly Over)
December 10, 1942
I-165
Bombards
Port Gregory
-
December 25, 1942
I-166
Bombards
Cocos Island
-

Note The Fly Overs were from the Type 0 Small Reconnaissance Seaplane made by Yokosuka especially made for submarines. In the Western World, they are known as E14Y1 "Glen".

Source R/H Pages 113 to 184


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