The Hiei is the second vessel of the Kongo-class battlecruisers built immediately prior to the Great War. It is ReadingAccount's lucky ship.
Record of Movement Edit
6 December 1941: Part of the combined fleet en route to Oahu, Hawaii.
7-8 December 1941: Attack on Pearl Harbor
21 December 1941: Arrives at Truk.
5 January 1942: Escorts carriers in the Celebes Sea.
18 January 1942: Operates in the Solomon Sea.
22 January 1942: Continues to the Coral Sea.
24 January 1942: En route home for restocking.
3 February 1942: Escorts carriers through Ceres Sea.
5 February 1942: Continuing operations in the Java Sea.
7 February 1942: Continuing to Indian Ocean south of Java.
9 February 1942: Continuing to Timor Sea.
12 February 1942: Continues eastward through Torres Strait.
16 February 1942: Refueling at Rabaul.
17 February 1942: En route to Japan for re-equipment.