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A sister ship to I-17 of "I 15" class, the largest submarines built by the Japanese, I-23 was launched at Yokosuka in 1939. She was part of the 2nd Submarine Division in Hawaii Operation.

See also: Hawaii Operation; I-17

You can find out more about I-23 in the following Osprey book:

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