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Mar 09, 1944

USS Lapon (SS 260), while pursuing a Japanese convoy in the South China Sea, torpedoed and sank the freighters Hokoku Maru and Nicherei Maru, then survived a counterattack by the Japanese gunboat Peking Maru.

Theater:  Pacific Theater

ItemType:  Equipment

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Source:  Naval History & Heritage Command

Date Added: 2011-03-10

Tags: Submarine, 1944

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