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Kawano Michinori

Post by Steve E » 14 Mar 2020 11:33

Hi all,
I am looking for the career details of IJN Commander Kawano (ex Inoue) Michinori 河野(井上) 通徳 Class of 32 and Lt.Com. Kawano Shizuo 河野 静雄 Cl.39.
They have both been listed as Kono in some sources but Michinori's surname seems definitely to be Kawano.
What about Shizuo, is he Kono or Kawano ?
Any information would be greatly appreciated.
Regards Steve.

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Re: Kawano Michinori

Post by ijnfleetadmiral » 14 Mar 2020 20:37

What I have for them:

KAWANO Michinori
Naval Academy 32 (181/192)
MID - 14 November 1904
ENS - 31 August 1905
LTJG - 28 September 1907
LT - 01 December 1910
LCDR - 01 December 1916
ComSubDiv 14 - 18 September 1919 - 1 November 1919
Acting ComSubDiv 12 / Acting ComSubDiv 13 - 20 November 1920 - 15 November 1921
ComSubDiv 4 - 15 November 1921 - 1 December 1922
CDR - 1 December 1921
ComSubDiv 16 - 1 December 1922 - 20 December 1924
ComSubDiv 11 - ??? - 9 February 1924
DIED - 20 January 1947

KONO Shizuo
Naval Academy 39 (84/148)
MID - 18 July 1911
ENS - 01 December 1912
LTJG - 01 December 1914
LT - 01 December 1918
LCDR - 25 January 1924 (posthumous; DIED of unknown causes)
SFC, MS State Guard - Semper Avanti.

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Re: Kawano Michinori

Post by fontessa » 15 Mar 2020 04:26

Hello Steve,
Steve E wrote:
14 Mar 2020 11:33
What about Shizuo, is he Kono or Kawano ?
河野 of 河野静雄 has two ways of reading.
カワノ KAWANO
コウノ KONO
In the table of contents of 海軍義済会員名簿 Naval Gisei-kai lists, 河野静雄 is included in the category beginning with "コ Ko". So his family name was KONO, not KAWANO.
A reprint of 海軍義済会員名簿 has been issued, but it is too expensive for me to buy. So I asked an acquaintance who have it to check.

Steve E wrote:
14 Mar 2020 11:33
I am looking for the career details of IJN Commander Kawano (ex Inoue) Michinori 河野(井上) 通徳 Class of 32 and Lt.Com. Kawano Shizuo 河野 静雄 Cl.39.
As for 河野静雄, I could find only one appointment.
1st Submersible Boat Division
Established on 1 August 1905 as 1st Submersible Division.
Renamed 1st Submarine Division on 1 April 1919.
Skippers
LT / LT KONO Shizuo KAWANO Shizuo 河野静雄 (39): 1 December 1918 - 1 April 1919 (1918.12.3.Frm15)

The carrier of 河野通徳 I have is as the bellow.
1st Submersible Boat Division Skipper: 1 December 1913 - ??? (1913.12.2.Frm15)
2nd Submersible Boat Division Skipper: ??? - 1 December 1916 (1916.12.2.Frm13)
3rd Submersible Boat Division Skipper: 1 December 1916 - ??? (1916.12.2.Frm13)
14th Submarine Division CO: 18 September 1919 - 1 November 1919 (1919.9.20.Frm5 / 1919.11.4.Frm7)
4th Submarine Division CO: 21 November 1921 - 1 December 1922 (1921.11.21.Frm7 / 1922.12.2.Frm10)
12th Submarine Division CO: 20 November 1920 - 21 November 1921 (1920.11.22.Frm7 / 1921.11.21.Frm7)
(ADD) 13th Submarine Division CO: 20 November 1920 - 21 November 1921 (1920.11.22.Frm7 / 1921.11.22.Frm7)
11th Submarine Division CO: ??? - 9 February 1924 (1924.2.13.Frm6)
16th Submarine Division CO: 1 December 1922 - 20 December 1924 (1922.12.2.Frm10 / 1924.12.23.Frm2)


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Re: Kawano Michinori

Post by Steve E » 16 Mar 2020 12:43

Thank you Matt and fontessa for the terrific information you provided.
I have now for Kawano (ex Inoue) Michinori 河野(井上) 通徳 :
CO:No ?? ;01/12/1913- ?? ; (Sub.Div.1)
CO:No ?? ; ?? -01/12/1916; (Sub.Div.2)
CO:No ?? ;01/12/1916-01/12/1917 ; (Sub.Div.3)
CO:No ?? ;01/12/1917- ?? ; (Sub.Div.4)
CO:RO-11:31/07/1919-20/11/1919; (Sub.Div.14)

18/09/1919-01/11/1919=CO:Sub.Div.14;
20/11/1920-21/11/1921=(A)CO:Sub.Div.12;
20/11/1920-21/11/1921=(+)(A)CO:Sub.Div.13;
21/11/1921-01/12/1922=CO:Sub.Div.4;
01/12/1922-20/12/1924=CO:Sub.Div.16;
?? -09/02/1924=CO:Sub.Div,11;

XO:Karasaki=01/12/1919-20/11/1920;

01/12/1910=Lt.
01/12/1916=Lt.Cdr.
01/12/1921=Cdr.

~1910=Changed his name from Inoue to Kawano;

For Kono Shizuo 河野 静雄 :
CO:NO-??=01/12/1018-01/04/1919; (Sub.Div.1)
CO:HA-3=01/07/1921-10/11/1921; (Sub.Div.12)
CO:HA-9= ?? -16/02/1923; (Sub.Div.2)
(A)CO:RO-52=01/12/1922- ?? ; (Sub.Div.11)

01/12/1918=Lt.
25/01/1924=Lt.Cdr. (PH)

RO-52 was sunk on the 29/10/1923= Kure; Accident; Kono Shizuo 河野 静雄 might have still been it's CO and could have been killed in the accident or died as a consequence of it.
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Steve.

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Re: Kawano Michinori

Post by fontessa » 17 Mar 2020 00:41

Hello Steve,
Steve E wrote:
16 Mar 2020 12:43
RO-52 was sunk on the 29/10/1923= Kure; Accident; Kono Shizuo 河野 静雄 might have still been it's CO and could have been killed in the accident or died as a consequence of it.
He died with illness on 25 January 1924.
https://www.digital.archives.go.jp/das/ ... 0000345781 page5

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Re: Kawano Michinori

Post by Steve E » 17 Mar 2020 01:01

Thank you fontessa.

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Re: Kawano Michinori

Post by fontessa » 17 Mar 2020 18:16

Hello Steve,

I found that 河野静雄 was ordered “侍命 Jimei Waiting-order” on 10 January 1924 (1924.1.12.Frm6),
So,
LT KONO Shizuo 河野静雄 (39)
26th Submarine (Later RO-52) CO (ACTING): 1 December 1922 - 10 January 1924

The below is the outline of 26th Submarine sinking.
The torpedo head fired into the gate, firing the torpedo with the gate not open due to a failure of the gate opening / closing device of the 3rd torpedo tube. During this torpedo withdrawal operation, a large-scale inundation from the torpedo tube occurred. The hatch between the torpedo launch room and the adjacent officer's office remained open, causing flooding and sinking. This was due to an inadequate work plan for torpedo removal. Only the officer in charge of the torpedo, who drafted the plan, and CO KONO, who approved the plan, were liable. During the torpedo removal, KONO visited the tender Chiyoda to witness the appointment of 25th Submarine CO, and it was also a problem that she was not in the submarine.
https://www.jacar.archives.go.jp/aj/met ... 4%E8%89%A6& Click [表示]

KONO may have committed suicide and the Navy may have declared it sick. (This is my guess.)

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Re: Kawano Michinori

Post by Steve E » 18 Mar 2020 11:09

Thank you very much fontessa, I agree with your explanation, it makes sense.
Kind regards,
Steve.

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