Typhoons occur frequently between July and October when the seawater temperature rises. Grounded, she began to pound, and all power was lost. 62, USS Quincy CA39, Astoria CA34 & Vincennes CA44 War Damage Report No. 1 Austrian 6-pounder Howitzer with cutout, No. At 1420 a sudden shift of wind drove NESTOR off the beach, flipped her around end for end, and drove her back on the beach alongside OCELOT (IX 110). The ninth of October found the Bay jammed with ships ranging in size from Victory ships to LCV(P)s. All units, both afloat and ashore, were hurriedly battening down and securing for the storm. [Source: Yomiuri Shimbun, September 23, 2011]. At 1530 the wind again shifted, driving NESTOR's stern against APL 14, completely crushing the stern, while the bow penetrated the side of OCELOT at frame 10. Cho served Japanese Prince Asaka in that same capacity during the brutal “Rape of Nanking” in China in 1937, during which thousands were slaughtered (See WWII Quarterly, Fall 2011). A few minutes later, NESTOR settled in 24 feet of water. 16, USS Liscome Bay CVE56 War Damage Report No. Influenza at the United States Naval Hospital, Washington, D.C. Moving west-northwest, Emma reached a peak intensity of 155 mph (249 km/h) as it bypassed Okinawa. Conditions on shore were no better. For their part, the Allies coveted strategic Okinawa as the final staging point for the projected twofold invasion of the Japan homeland itself—Operation Downfall and its twin parts, Operations Olympic (the attack on Kyushu) and Coronet (the invasion of the main island of Honshu). 45, USS New Orleans CA32 War Damage Report No. This was the lowest reading that the barometers recorded, and was probably the point of passage of the center of the typhoon, but the maximum winds continued unabated for another two hours, the gusts becoming more fierce, if anything. 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Ships at sea were enabled to maneuver clear of the worst of the storm, and sustained only minor damage, despite heavy seas. 1953], Pt. Conditions in Buckner Bay were at this time somewhat improved by the wind's having veered to the northwest across the land mass of Okinawa, which reduced the size of the seas, and probably saved many more damaged ships from being driven off the reefs and sunk in deep water. 26, USS Saratoga CV3 War Damage Report No. 370 (1889) Copies of Books to the Navy Department Library, General Order No. 232 (1877) Working Hours at Navy Yards and Stations, General Order No. At this time, however, the storm began to veer sharply to the right and head north for Okinawa. 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He again became a commandant—both of the NCO Academy and the Army Academy—during 1942-1944. Strip, abandonment. SOUTHER SEAS (PY) rammed or was rammed by five other ships, before sinking. A brigade and divisional commander between the world wars, Ushijima also was commandant of the elite Toyama Army Infantry School and in 1939 was promoted to the grade of lieutenant general. Typhoons and Hurricanes: Pacific Typhoon June 1945. Forming from a tropical disturbance near the Mariana Islands, Emma churned southwest before gaining typhoon status on September 3. Recollections of Capture by the Germans, Imprisonment, and Escape of Lieutenant Edouard Victor Isaacs, U.S.N. 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In contrast to Ushijima was his temperamental chief of staff, Army Lt. Gen. Isamu Cho, termed “Butcher” Cho by author David Bergamini. Many other ships had similar stories. The forecast for Okinawa was for winds of 60 knots, with 90 knot gusts in the early morning of 9 October, and passage of the center at 1030(I). Related Typhoons and Hurricanes Sources: Hurricanes and the War of 1812: Documents on Selected Storms Affecting Naval Operations. © Copyright 2020 Center for the National Interest All Rights Reserved. At this time the winds were constantly rising, seas were breaking clear over the ship, and the conn was being deluged with salt water and torrents of rain. [for listing of vessels] Personnel casualties were 36 killed, 47 missing, and 100 seriously injured. 244 [1934] Alcoholic Liquors, General Order No. Its code name: Iceberg. Driven from their housing, officers and men alike were compelled to take shelter in caves, old tombs, trenches, and ditches in the open fields, and even behind heavy road-building machinery, as the wind swept tents, planks, and sections of galvanized iron through the air. Not all ships were lucky; hundreds were blown ashore, and frequently several were cast on the beach in one general mass of wreckage, while the crews worked desperately to maintain watertight integrity and to fasten a line to anything at hand in order to stop pounding. "Muifa" (July 2011) Sustaining winds of about 65 knots gusting to 78 knots. That evening the storm slowed down and, just as it approached Okinawa, began to greatly increase in intensity. Food stocks were left for only 10 days. According to JTWC records it was the strongest storm to hit Okinawa Honto in over 50 years with winds gusting up to 160 mph at landfall. Decommissioned 11/23/45. Over the Atlantic Ocean, typhoons are known as hurricanes. 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When Typhoon No. During 1942-1944, Cho commanded the 10th Division. 132 (1915) Khaki Dye for White Undress Uniform, General Order No. 1918 Influenza by Vice Admiral Albert Gleaves, Commander of Convoy Operations in the Atlantic, 1917-1919. 226 (1877) Importance of Complete Reports and Logs, General Order No. Casualties were low, considering the great numbers of people concerned and the extreme violence of the storm. In the spring of 1945, Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, commander of Pacific Ocean Area Forces, had an immense arsenal at his disposal. At this time the barometer dipped to 968.5 millibars. Sometimes the crews were taken aboard by other ships; more often they made their way ashore, where they spent a miserable night huddled in caves and fields. ... Okinawa, and Luzon in support of MacArthur’s invasion at Lingayen Gulf on January 9, 1945. "Louise", however, failed to conform to pattern, and that evening, as it reached 25º N (directly south of Okinawa) it slowed to six knots and greatly increased in intensity. Barnabas Lincoln, Narrative of the March and Operations of the Army of the Indus, Narrative of the United States' Expedition to the River Jordan and the Dead Sea, Navajo Code Talkers: World War II Fact Sheet. 110 (1869) Forbidding Applications for Duty Through Persons of Influence, General Order No. 541 (1920) Standard Nomemclature for Naval Vessels, General Order No. Thus, for both sides, Okinawa was to become the crucial battle of the entire war. In dodging INCA, NESTOR slipped nearer to the beach, and was forced to put all engines ahead one third in order to hold position on her anchor. (Based Upon Progress Reports to 19 November), Hurricanes and the War of 1812: Documents on Selected Storms Affecting Naval Operations, Samoan Hurricane by Rear Admiral L. A. 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Typhoon "Louise" The 9 October 1945 Storm at Okinawa. 248 (1880) Correct and General Understanding of Signals, General Order No. While ruthlessly seizing all civilian food supplies for his troops, Cho asserted, “The Army’s mission is to win, and it will not allow itself to be defeated by helping starving civilians.”, Colonel Hiromichi Yahara was the talented operations officer of Ushijima’s 32nd Army. He took part in the Siberian Intervention and the Second Sino-Japanese War between the two world wars as well. Despite the full use of all engines, NESTOR was being driven on shore by the increasing winds. 175 (1872) Division of the Pacific Station into Two Stations, General Order No. Monitor and the C.S.S. 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Although new supplies had been brought to the island by this time, and emergency mess halls and sleeping quarters built for all hands, the scale of the damage was still very large. Very little tentage was salvageable, and little was on hand as a result of previous storms. Retain in service, repair, Grounded. These included 20,000 Boeitai (drafted militia) native Okinawans, 15,000 nonuniformed laborers, 15,000 students in Iron and Blood Volunteer Units, and 600 more students in a nursing unit. Samoan Hurricane by Rear Admiral L. A. 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Battlecruisers in the United States and the United Kingdom, 1902-1922. Commander of U.S. ground forces, Lt. Gen. Simon Bolivar Buckner, Jr. (right), surveys the battlefield in this photo taken just minutes before he was killed by an enemy shell, June 18, 1945. Twenty hours of torrential rain soaked everything, made quagmires of roads, and ruined virtually all stores. 105 (1869) North & South Pacific Squadrons Combined into Pacific Station, General Order No. Typhoon Maysak will target South Korea after brushing Okinawa, Japan. On the night of 10-11 October, "Louise" ran into cold air from over Japan; as a result the center of the typhoon occluded, moved aloft to the north, and eventually dissipated. Just as Nazi Germany could only be defeated by the Allies seizing one mile after another on their way to Berlin, American planners had looked at the maps of the Pacific and plotted a roadmap across vast stretches of ocean, with the arrows all pointing at Tokyo. 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