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Ship History
Named Ayanami.


Assigned to Destroyer Division 19 (DesDiv 19).

During "Operation MI" the planned Japanese invasion of Midway, Ayanami was assigned escort duties for the main body along with destroyers Uranami, Shikanami, Isonami and Yukaze during the Battle of Midway.


Sinking History
On November 15, 1942 during the Second Naval Battle of Guadalcanal sunk into Iron Bottom Sound southeast of Savo Island off the north coast of Guadalcanal.

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Last Updated
November 16, 2018


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