Soma Rokuro

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Vice Admiral Soma Rokuro 相馬六郎 (21 Dec 1889 - 30 Apr 1974) was a Japanese naval officer/ 39th class of Naval Academy (18th place out of 148 graduates).

History

date rank title job
21 Dec 1889 born
18 Jul 1911 Midshipman Crew, Soya
19 Apr 1912 Crew, Tokiwa
1 Dec 1912 Sublieutenant Crew, Hirado
1 Dec 1913 Student, Basic course, Naval Torpedo School
27 May 1914 Student, Basic course, Naval Gunnery School
1 Dec 1914 Lieutenant JG Crew, Mikasa
13 Dec 1915 Crew, Asagiri
1 Dec 1916 Crew, Mogami
1 Dec 1917 Lieutenant Student, B-course, Naval College
15 Apr 1918 Student, Advanced course, Naval Gunnery School
1 Dec 1918 Student, Expert course, Naval Gunnery School
1 Dec 1919 Division commander, Yamashiro
1 Dec 1920 Division commander / Equipment officer, Mutsu
1 Dec 1923 Lt Commander Deputy Gunner, Fuso / Instructor, Naval Gunnery School
15 Dec 1923 Deputy Gunner / Division commander, Fuso / Instructor, Naval Gunnery School
10 Jan 1924 Deputy Gunner / Division commander, Fuso
1 May 1924 Inspector, Gunnery Division / Staff, Gunnery Research Division, Kure Naval Yard
1 Jul 1925 Staff, Gunnery Research Division / Inspector, Gunnery Division, Kure Naval Yard
20 Jan 1927 Supervisor, Ordnance (Official trip to UK)
5 Apr 1927 Supervisor, Ordnance, Naval Shipping Command
1 Jun 1928 Order of return
10 Dec 1928 Commander Staff, Naval Shipping Command
1 Dec 1932 Captain
20 Jan 1936 Attendant, Combined Fleet HQ
1 Dec 1936 Chief, Gunnery Research Division, Kure Naval Yard
15 Nov 1938 Rear Admiral Chief, Ordnance Division, Sasebo Naval Yard
15 Nov 1940 Chief, Gunnery Division, Kure Naval Yard / Chief, Worker Training Center
21 Apr 1941 Director, Toyokawa Naval Yard
1 Nov 1942 Vice Admiral
1 Nov 1943 Director, Sasebo Naval Yard
1 Nov 1945 reserved
30 Apr 1974 died (84)