WWII Images Historical Events Books Daily
HOME contact
Recent News

Timeline Event:

Jul 01, 1943

USS Thresher (SS 200) attacked a Japanese convoy off the northwest coast of Celebes, in Makassar Strait, damaging destroyer Hokaze, 00 º 43N, 119º 34E, and sank army cargo ship Yoneyama Maru, 00º 20N, 119 º 32E, 38 miles from Balikapan. Hokaze was grounded in Sibaya Harbor, Celebes, to facilitate salvage.

Theater:  Pacific Theater

ItemType:  Equipment

More Information: 

Source:  Naval History & Heritage Command

Date Added: 2011-07-01

History to Share?

Help us record history!

Do you have something to share regarding WWII?

Send us your facts, figures, stories, photos or (oops!) corrections to steve@wwarii.com.




home | privacy policy | terms & conditions | contact