IJN Shigure


Shigure was a Shiratsuyu class destroyer that was launched in 1935 for the Japanese Imperial Navy. She participated in several operations during the war in the Pacific from 1941 to 1945. In a convoy acting as an escort she was torpedoed and sunk by the American submarine USS Blackfin 24.January 1945 in the Gulf of Thailand. Remains of the wreck which is believed to be Shigure rest today on a depth of 55 meter northeast of Kuala Terengganu.

Former names:
IJN Shigure

352,8 x 32,6 x 11,6 f
Tons: Built: Home Port:
1980 grt
Uraga ( JP ) 1935
( JP )

Picture: IJN Shigure
From video by Mario Rossi

Last updated: January 2019