December 30, 1941 – This Day During World War ll – Japanese submarine I-1 shelled Hilo

December 30, 1941 – This Day During World War ll – Japanese submarine I-1 shelled Hilo, US Territory of Hawaii.

The Japanese submarine I-1 was a J1 type submarine built by Kawasaki, Kobe, for the Imperial Japanese Navy. She was a large cruiser submarine displacing 2,135 tons and was the lead of four boats built in the class.

On 31 December 1941: Submarine I-1 shelled the harbor at Hilo, Hawaii.

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Japanese submarine I-1

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