Jan 10

January 10, 1943 – USS Trigger (SS-237) sinks Japanese destroyer Okikaze

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 12:28 PM


The USS Trigger fresh from the builder's yard at Mare Island.

The USS Trigger fresh from the builder’s yard at Mare Island.

It was 75 years ago today, that the USS Trigger (SS-237)  torpedoed and sank the Japanese destroyer Okikaze. The following is a description of the event taken from the Trigger’s third war patrol report:

Trigger 1-10-1943 (1)

Triggger (cont.)