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 43’N, 119º 34’E, and sank army cargo ship Yoneyama Maru, 00º 20’N, 119 º 32’E, 38 miles from Balikapan. Hokaze was grounded in Sibaya Harbor, Celebes, to facilitate salvage.
Theater: Pacific Theater
Source: Naval History & Heritage Command