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Owada Yoshinosuke (1886-1954)

Yoshinosuke was an early pioneer of submarines. He commanded Chinkai Guard Force when war broke out in the Pacific, retiring shortly thereafter.

Service record

1886-4-20   born
1907-11-20     
Midshipman     
CL Itsukushima
1908-7-28   BB Sagami
1908-9-25   BC Tsukuba
1908-12-25 Ensign  
1909-5-25   CL Suzuya
1910-12-1 Lieutenant junior grade
Gunnery School Basic Course
1911-4-20   Torpedo School Basic Course
1911-8-4   AS Toyohashi
1912-12-1   Member, Submarine Division 2
1913-12-1 Lieutenant  
1914-12-1   Naval College B-Course
1915-5-26   Torpedo School Advanced Course
1915-12-13   Commander, Submarine Division 2
1916-12-1   Commander, Submarine Division 3
1917-12-1   Commander, Submarine Division 4
1919-12-1 Lieutenant commander     
Commander, SS-42
1920-12-1   Instructor, Submarine School
1921-12-10   Staff, Naval Educational Command (B2)
1923-4-1   CL Asama
1924-12-1 Commander Commander, Submarine Division 4
1925-12-1   Instructor, Submarine School
1925-12-8   Commander, Submarine Division 15
1926-12-1   Commander, Submarine Division 16
1928-12-10   Commander, Submarine Division 18
1929-11-30 Captain  
1930-11-15   Commander, AS Chogei
1931-12-1   Commander, AS Karasaki
1932-12-1   Commander, CA Nachi
1934-12-15   Commander, Kure Guard Force
1935-11-15 Rear admiral
Commander, Submarine Squadron 2
1938-2-1   Commander, Yokosuka Defense Squadron
1938-12-21
Retires
1941-9-2
Recalled to active duty
1941-10-1   Commander, Chinkai Guard Force
1942-9-1
Retires
1954-7-17   Dies


References

Materials of IJN (accessed 2008-10-27)



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