On November 25, 1943 participated in the Battle of Cape Saint George. Yugiri was sunk by gun fire from USS Charles Ausburne (DD-570), USS Claxton (DD-571) and USS Dyson (DD-572).
Fates of the Crew
On November 26, 1943 I-177 rescues 278 survivors and I-181 rescues another 11 survivors.
Combined Fleet - IJN Yugiri: Tabular Record of Movement
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February 4, 2018