What happened to Lieutenant Commander Aiba Tsunezō?

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What happened to Lieutenant Commander Aiba Tsunezō?

Post by wm » 25 Sep 2023 23:34

According to "The Tsar's Last Armada," Aiba Tsunezō - the commander of the "Sazanami" - a tiny Japanese destroyer, took prisoner Admiral Zinovy Rozhestvensky - the commander of the Russian fleet in the Battle of Tsushima.
The question is, what happened to Mr. Aiba later? After such an achievement, he should have enjoyed a highly successful career, I suppose.

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Re: What happened to Lieutenant Commander Aiba Tsunezō?

Post by JeffD » 26 Sep 2023 01:27

I have Aiba Tsunezo as taking command of Sazanami in December 1905 after Tsushima,


Aiba Tsunezo NA Class 20 相羽恒三 Final Rank: Commander
Mid Kongo 19.12.93-18.06.94
Lt Tsushima 12.01.04-
LtCdr Sazanami C.O. 12.12.05-25.01.06
LtCdr Kasumi C.O. 25.01.06-14.03.06
LtCdr Fuji T.O. 14.03.06-
Cdr DesDiv 11 C.O. 22.01.12-01.02.12
Cdr DesDiv 12 C.O. 01.02.12-05.10.12
Cdr Reserve 01.12.14
Died August 2, 1918 (age 48)

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Re: What happened to Lieutenant Commander Aiba Tsunezō?

Post by ijnfleetadmiral » 26 Sep 2023 01:40

He graduated 13th of 31 in his NA Class.
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