Source: Commander in Chief, U.S. Pacific Fleet and Pacific Ocean Areas Report, Serial 0395 of 11 February 1946, World War II Command File, Archives Branch, Naval History and Heritage Command, Washington, DC. In March 1945, American intelligence estimated 53,000-56,000 enemy troops stationed on the island; shortly before the invasion, this number was upped to 65,000. Return rear area, decommission, Refloated 11/6/45 (CSD 104 has refloated 10/45), Grounded - Beyond economical repair. Medical facilities were so destroyed that an immediate request had to be made for a hospital ship to support the shore activities on the island. Twenty hours of torrential rain soaked everything, made quagmires of roads, and ruined virtually all stores. Captain Pohl recommends decommissioning and strip of all salvageable material, Refloated 10/24/45. The savage final land battle between “the eagle and the sun” was America’s longest and bloodiest campaign in the Pacific Theater. 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Okinawa is a rugged, mountainous island, a scant 350 nautical miles south of Japan’s sacred home islands. 131 (1869) Economizing the Use of Coal, General Order No. Conditions in Buckner Bay were at this time somewhat improved by the wind's having veered to the northwest across the land mass of Okinawa, which reduced the size of the seas, and probably saved many more damaged ships from being driven off the reefs and sunk in deep water. The starboard anchor was let go but would not hold, and in clearing two more ships dragging anchor (ARD 22 and LCI 463), NESTOR moved perilously close to the beach. Annex A. 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Refloated 10/25/45. Please rest assured as not all of these typhoons hit Okinawa. A violent man who both smoked and drank too much, Cho was known for slapping subordinates. Ships of occupation groups anchored in Amami O Shima anchorage had a rough time, with winds over 70 knots; and Japan, from Nagasaki to Tokyo, was alerted for the storm. One anchor was lost, the other dragged across the bay. Recover, tow to Guam, dock, refloated 11/20/45, Stripped, abandonment 10/29/45. [Commander U-boats] War Log, 24-31 May 1941, The Sinking of the USS Housatonic by the Submarine CSS H.L. Hurricane/Typhoon Ioke in the northeast and northwest Pacific Ocean: Longest lasting … FILING A CLAIM WITH THE NAVY FOR PERSONAL PROPERTY DAMAGE CAUSED BY TYPHOON NEOGURI 1 (1863) Rules to Disseminate General Orders, General Order No. More islands would continue to fall like dominoes—Biak, Noemfoor, Morotai—each one bringing the Americans and their devastating Boeing B-29 Superfortress heavy bombers closer to Japan. "Louise", however, failed to conform to pattern, and that evening, as it reached 25º N (directly south of Okinawa) it slowed to six knots and greatly increased in intensity. [for listing of vessels] Personnel casualties were 36 killed, 47 missing, and 100 seriously injured. Captain Black recommends tow to rear area. Typhoons affect Okinawa mainly from June to September. Despite the full use of all engines, NESTOR was being driven on shore by the increasing winds. 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Many other ships had similar stories. Communication and meteorological services were blown out at most bases by 1900. By 1000 the wind had risen to 40 knots, and the barometer was down to 989 millibars, visibility was less than 800 yards, the seas were rising, and the rain was coming down in torrents, liberally mixed with salt spray. Okinawa is a rugged, mountainous island, a scant 350 nautical miles south of Japan’s sacred home islands. Decommissioned 11/23/45. Monitor and the C.S.S. remembering okinawa history THE UNITED STATES ADMINISTRATION PERIOD 1945 TO 1972 This site is dedicated to those individuals who spent time on Okinawa during the US administration period between 1945 and 1972 and have fond memories of what the "Rock" was like in the "old days". A powerful typhoon wreaked havoc with the U.S. Navy’s task force 38 in December 1944. 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No sooner had the last two ships been cleared than YP 289 closed dead ahead, and it became necessary to back all engines to avoid a collision, but this put NESTOR so close to the beach that she soon grounded. 4 (1863) Emancipation Proclamation, General Order No. He again became a commandant—both of the NCO Academy and the Army Academy—during 1942-1944. "Muifa" (July 2011) Sustaining winds of about 65 knots gusting to 78 knots. Although islands such as Mindanao and Formosa were on the American hit list, they would be bypassed, their garrisons cut off and allowed to wither in favor of other, more strategic islands. The storm center of typhoon "Louise" passed Buckner Bay at about 1600, from which time until 2000 it raged at peak strength. Naha Weather History for the Previous 24 Hours Show weather for: Previous 24 hours December 25, 2020 December 24, 2020 December 23, 2020 December 22, 2020 December 21, 2020 December 20, 2020 December 19, 2020 December 18, 2020 December 17, 2020 December 16, 2020 December 15, 2020 December 14, 2020 December 13, 2020 December 12, 2020 December 11, 2020 December 10, … 175 (1872) Division of the Pacific Station into Two Stations, General Order No. The Nakamura Family Residence (Kitanakagusuku Village in Central Okinawa) The Nakamura Family Residence, believed to have been built in the mid-18th century, has been designated as an important cultural property of Japan and plays an important role in portraying the architecture of traditional Okinawan houses. In dodging INCA, NESTOR slipped nearer to the beach, and was forced to put all engines ahead one third in order to hold position on her anchor. ", Copy of talk given by Captain B.E. 45, USS New Orleans CA32 War Damage Report No. Because typhoons could affect your travel plans, be sure to check the weather forecast prior to and during your trip. Typhoons that normally move westward south of Japan have been veering northward and spending about twice as much time in the Okinawa area. Nevertheless, the subsidence at 2000 was a relative one, from "super-typhoon" to typhoon conditions, with steady winds of 80 and 60 knots throughout the night, and some gusts of higher velocity. 29, USS San Francisco CA38 War Damage Report No. 51 (1865) Announcing Death President Abraham Lincoln, General Order No. 81 (1866) Requirements of Guardians for Boy to Enlist, General Order No. He took part in the Siberian Intervention and the Second Sino-Japanese War between the two world wars as well. He was born on July 31, 1887, in Kagoshima City, Japan, and graduated from the Imperial Japanese Army Academy in 1908, and from the Army Staff College in 1916 during World War I. These included 20,000 Boeitai (drafted militia) native Okinawans, 15,000 nonuniformed laborers, 15,000 students in Iron and Blood Volunteer Units, and 600 more students in a nursing unit. By 1800 she had moved two miles across the bay and had grounded on the east side of Baten Ko, alongside a DE hulk. FLAGLER was later salvaged. Naval Operational History 1980–2010, New Equation: Chinese Intervention into the Korean War, Nixon's Trident: Naval Power in Southeast Asia, 1968-1972 by John D. 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Kent. 58, Summary of War Damage to U. S. Battleships, Carriers, Cruisers and Destroyers 17 October, 1941 to 7 December, 1942, USS Birmingham CL62 War Damage Report No. Between 1999 and 2004, the spent 179 hours with a … Typhoons and Hurricanes: Pacific Typhoon at Okinawa, October 1945. By 18 October, reports had been sifted and it was found that there were 36 dead and 47 missing, with approximately 100 receiving fairly serious injuries. Damaged - considered unsalvageable. Unlike shallow landslides in which topsoil 0.5 meters to 2 meters deep comes loose, the bedrock beneath the topsoil also moves in deep-seated landslides, causing enormous damage. 1 Austrian 6-pounder Howitzer - Plaque, No. Still the Japanese refused to give up, and so the American juggernaut rolled on, unchecked, crushing opposition at tiny places with such unfamiliar names as Peleliu and Angaur in the Palau Islands. 26, USS Saratoga CV3 War Damage Report No. The sudden shift of the storm 12 hours before its expected maximum , from a predicted path 150 miles west of Okinawa to an actual path that brought the center of the storm less than 15 miles east of Okinawa's southeast coast, caught many craft in the supposedly safe shelter of Buckner Bay without time to put to sea far enough to clear the storm. Emma then brushed South Korea and KyÅ«shÅ« as a strong Category 3 typhoon before swinging to the northeast and hitting China and the far eastern Soviet Union. Capsized. Over the Atlantic Ocean, typhoons are known as hurricanes. At this time, however, the storm began to veer sharply to the right and head north for Okinawa. Small craft were already being torn loose from their anchors, and larger ships were, with difficulty, holding by liberal use of their engines. In contrast to Ushijima was his temperamental chief of staff, Army Lt. Gen. Isamu Cho, termed “Butcher” Cho by author David Bergamini. 27, USS Chincoteague AVP24 War Damage Report No. © Copyright 2020 Center for the National Interest All Rights Reserved. If the war had not ended on 2 September, this damage, especially the grounding and damage to 107 amphibious craft (including the wrecking of four tank landing ships, two medium landing ships, a gunboat, and two infantry landing craft) would likely have seriously impacted the planned invasion of Japan (Operation Olympic). Influenza at the United States Naval Hospital, Washington, D.C. 232 (1877) Working Hours at Navy Yards and Stations, General Order No. The island was defended by the 32nd Army, about 120,000 men strong. Yahara and Cho clashed often over tactics, but the general eventually relented and allowed Colonel Yahara to return to his former tactical doctrine of “retreat and defend.”, After the war, Yahara’s U.S. Army interrogation officer noted, “Quiet and unassuming, yet possessed of a keen mind and a fine discernment, Colonel Yahara is, from all reports, an eminently capable officer, described by some POWs as ‘the brain’ of the 32nd Army.”. This initially encompassed the following units of the Imperial Japanese Army: the 9th, 24th, and 62nd Divisions, as well as the 44th Independent Brigade. Decommissioned 11/23/45, Damaged - extent unknown. By 1200, visibility was zero, and the wind was 60 knots from the east and northeast, with tremendous seas breaking over the ships. 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