koniu -> RE: Docup (A) vs Koniu (J) (12/25/2012 9:12:46 AM)
9 Feb 43
As suspected one of enemy TF sweep waters south of Rangoon. It was lonely CL.
LBs and midget subs slow him enug and on morning he stop 90nm south of Rangoon.
Sadly he intercept to SC before we send him on bottom
Day Time Surface Combat, near Rangoon at 54,54, Range 4,000 Yards
SC Ch 9, Shell hits 4, and is sunk
SC Ch 10, Shell hits 3, and is sunk
Morning Air attack on TF, near Rangoon at 54,54
Weather in hex: Partial cloud
Raid spotted at 34 NM, estimated altitude 9,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 12 minutes
G3M3 Nell x 36
G4M1 Betty x 18
No Japanese losses
CL Caradoc, Torpedo hits 3, and is sunk
Fighters sweep above enemy troop near Akyab. They found enemy fighters.
First time from 3 or 4 months i have seen P-40K in action.
7 enemy planes shutdown, no Japanese loses.
Later enemy bombers attack ground troops in Jungle hex. Flak shot down 3 enemy bombers.
North West Australia
Subs attack enemy TF and sunk destroyer.
I is very active area. Few days earlier i saw there enemy CA TF.
ASW attack near Carnarvon at 47,134
SS I-16, hits 2
DD Arrow, Torpedo hits 1, heavy damage
Island is now AF 2[:@] Not good. How much Cocos can be build up? I hope not lvl 5 AF
From 1 April strategic bombing will be allowed and Palembang will be in range.
Japanese sub sunk cargo ship sailing toward Tagula
Submarine attack near Tagula Island at 105,145
xAKL Hetton Bank, Torpedo hits 2, on fire, heavy damage