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Abe Kasuke (1890-1976)

Abe commanded 7 Base Force when war broke out in the Pacific.

Service record

1890-4-7   born
1911-7-18 Midshipman Graduates from Naval Academy, standing 9th in a class of 148. CL Aso
1912-4-19   CL Iwate
1912-12-1 Ensign  
1913-12-1   Gunnery School Basic Course
1914-5-27   Torpedo School Basic Course
1914-12-1 Lieutenant junior grade
CL Aso
1915-8-23   CL Chikuma
1916-8-1   DD Kaba
1917-2-7   DD Hinoki
1917-9-1   Maizuru Sailor Corps
1917-12-1 Lieutenant Naval College B-Course
1918-4-15   Naval College Majored Course
1918-12-1   AP Rozan
1919-12-1   CL Akitsushima
1920-6-2   Staff, Training Fleet
1921-4-9   CL Kasuga
1921-12-1   Naval College A-Course
1923-10-15   CL Nagara
1923-12-1 Lieutenant commander     
 
1924-4-21   Adjutant, Navy Ministry
1926-6-1   Resident in France
1927-12-1 Commander  
1929-5-15   Executive officer, AS Jingei
1930-10-27   1 Naval District
1931-8-15   Executive officer, Yokosuka Local Defense Squadron
1931-12-1   Instructor, Naval College
1932-12-1 Captain  
1934-11-15     
  Commander, CL Naka
1935-5-25   Navy General Staff
1936-12-1   Chief, Temporary Construction Bureau, Navy Ministry
1937-10-20   Commander, BB Yamashiro
1938-11-15 Rear admiral
Navy General Staff
1939-11-15   Director, B2, Planning Agency
1940-11-15   Chief Instructor, Naval College
1941-10-1   Commander, 7 Base Force
1942-4-10   Schoolmaster, Navigation School
1942-11-1 Vice admiral
 
1943-6-21   Director, Naval Hydrographic Command
1945-5-21
Retires
1976-1-21   Dies

References

Materials of IJN (accessed 2008-4-3)


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