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    Kure Harbor Hiroshima Prefecture Japan
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USN c1945

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USN March 1946

Location
Kure Harbor borders Kure located inside Hiroshima Bay.

Wartime History
During the Pacific War, Kure Harbor was an important Japanese Navy anchorage. Kure Harbor was known as the "Impeial Navy's Harbor".

American missions against Kure and Kure Harbor
April 2, 1945 - July 29, 1945

Amagi
Anchored as anti-aircraft defensive in Kure Harbor partially sunk on July 27-28, 1945

Haruna
Damaged March 19, 1945 in Kure Harbor and scrapped post war

Aoba
Damaged July 24–25, 1945 and scrapped during 1946–1947

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Last Updated
August 25, 2018

 

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July 28, 1945

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