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    Tokyo Bay Tokyo Metropolis | Honshū Japan

Location
Tokyo Bay borders Tokyo to the north To the east is Chiba in Chiba Prefecture. To the south is the Uraga Channel (Uraga Kaikyo) between the Miura Peninsula in Kanagawa Prefecture including Uraga and Yokosuka to the west and the Bōsō Peninsula including Tateyama to the east. In Japanese known as Tokyo Wan.

Wartime History
During the war,
Tokyo Bay was an important maritime port and anchorage for the Japanese Navy and merchant shipping. On August 27, 1945 US Navy and Allied warships anchored in Tokyo Bay. On September 2, 1945 the official surrender of Japan took place aboard USS Missouri BB-63.

American missions against Tokyo and Tokyo Bay
June 15, 1944 - August 8, 1945

Yacht Club Camp (Civilian Internment Camp)
Borders Tokyo Bay. During the war used as a civilian internment camp. Known prisoners include Reed engineer B-26 Marauder 40-1400.

TBM Avenger 69066
Pilot Brega ditched August 13, 1945

F6F-5 Hellcat 79496
Pilot Dozier MIA August 13, 1945

F6F-5 Hellcat 77830
Pilot McPherson MIA August 13, 1945

F6F-5 Hellcat 78006
Pilot Henwood ditched August 13, 1945

OA-10 Catalina 44-34080
Pilot Eliason crashed August 13, 1945

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Last Updated
October 23, 2019

 

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