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Kasuga Atsushi (1887-1976)

Kasuga Atsushi commanded 5 Special Base Force when war broke out in the Pacific.

Service record

1887-10-4   born
1909-11-10     
Midshipman    
Graduates from Naval Academy, standing 91st in a class of 179. Assigned to CL Soya
1910-7-16   CL Okinoshima
1910-12-1   BB Hizen
1910-12-15 Ensign  
1912-4-24   Gunnery School Basic Course
1912-8-9   Torpedo School Basic Course
1912-12-1 Lieutenant junior grade
 
1912-12-20   DD Kikuzuki
1913-12-1   BC Ibuki
1914-5-27   BC Tsukuba
1915-3-8   AP Matsue
1915-12-13 Lieutenant
Naval College B-Course
1916-6-1   Torpedo School Advanced Course
1916-12-1   DD Hibiki
1917-12-1   Commander, Submarine Division 2
1918-11-2   Commander, Submarine Division 1
1918-12-1   Commander, Submarine Division 13
1919-11-1   Commander, Submarine Division 1
1919-11-20   Commander, Submarine Division 13
1920-4-20   Commander, Submarine Division 12
1920-9-15   Instructor, Submarine School
1920-12-1   Commander, SS-19
1921-12-1 Lieutenant commander     
SS-36
1921-12-10   Instructor, Submarine School
1924-1-25   S1, Bureau of Naval Affairs, Navy Ministry
1925-4-1   Commander, I-1
1926-12-1 Commander  
1927-7-29   Commander, Submarine Division 6
1928-1-15   Staff, Bureau of Education, Navy Ministry
1930-1-10   Trip to Europe and the United States
1930-11-15   Commander, Submarine Division 7
1931-12-1 Captain Naval Shipbuilding Command
1933-11-5   Commander, CL Yura
1935-11-15   Commander, CA Chokai
1936-12-1   Chief, Bureau of Torpedo Research, Kure Navy Yard
1937-12-1 Rear admiral
Commander, Sasebo Defense Squadron
1938-4-20   Chief, Bureau of Ordnance, Sasebo Naval Yard
1938-11-15   Commander, Submarine Squadron 1
1939-11-15   Navy General Staff
1940-3-21
Retires
1941-7-15
Recalled to active duty
1941-7-25   Navy General Staff
1941-8-11   Commander, 5 Special Base Force
1942-4-10   Commander, 5 Base Force
1942-9-15   Navy General Staff
1942-10-15
Retires
1976-2-11   Dies


References

Materials of IJN (accessed 2008-11-8)



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