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  I-58 Japanese Submarine
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Submarine





Wartime History
Captain Mochitsura Hashimoto.

PARTIAL HISTORY

On March 20, 1945 conducts exercises in the Inland Sea with kaitens along with I-36, I-44, I-53, I-56 and I-47.

On July 30, 1945, torpedoed USS Indianapolis in the Philippine Sea, causing her to sink in 12 minutes.

Postwar
At the end of the Pacific War, I-58 was captured by the U. S. Navy. Afterwards, stripped of all usable equipment and material prior to being scuttled.

Sinking History
On April 1, 1946 during "Operation Road's End" towed by USS Nereus AS-17 from Sasebo to an area off Goto Retto and scuttled by gunfire at roughly Lat 32-37N, Long 129-17E.

References
Combined Fleet - IJN Submarine I-58: Tabular Record of Movement

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Last Updated
May 26, 2019

 

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