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October 12, 1944-The Nara is launched from Fujinagata Z. in Osaka.

November 26, 1944-The Nara is commissioned and joins Destroyer Squadron 11 for training operations.

March 15, 1945-The Nara is assigned to Destroyer Division 53, Destroyer Squadron 11.

April 1, 1945-The Nara is temporarily reassigned to the Second Fleet.

April 20, 1945-The Nara is reassigned to the Combined Fleet.

June 30, 1945-The Nara receives massive damage as a result of striking a mine six miles off Shimonoseki, and is left without any engine power and unable to move.

July 15, 1945-The Nara is stripped of armament and towed to Moji to be surrendered at the end of the war.

July 1948-The Nara is scrapped at Shimonoseki.