Daily Event for October 22

October 22, 1941 the cruiser Agano was launched at the Sasebo Navy Yard in Sasebo, Japan. The namesake of the class was sunk by USS Skate SS-204 on Feb. 17, 1944, the survivors were picked up by the destroyer Oite, and were all killed shortly thereafter when that ship was sunk by U.S. aircraft.
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