In reality CD is not hit, but her CO orders to retire to Kamaishi Bay, realizing that his vessel is hopelessly outgunned.
CD is strafed repeatedly; six sailors eacort killed and several wounded. Impressed with CD crew's mettle throughout the attack, the observers of the local Army unit credit that vessel with shooting down or damaging at least 12 American fighters.
Afterall three battleships open fire on the Kamaishi Steel Works, the nearby warehouses and oil tanks. AtTU During the bombardment, CD is on the move. She is fired on, but escapes undamaged.
Embarks troops and passengers to be repatriated. The escorts counterattack.
Afterwards, CD is attacked by aircraft, but ezcort unharmed and claims 12 aircraft shot down and one damaged. The escort exits the port at flank speed, firing from her cm bow gun at the US battleships, steaming some 20, yds away.
Nearby Nippon Iron Works is heavily damaged with over people killed and over injured. The whole engagement lasts less than half an hour. Kaibokan CD operating in the vicinity arrives on the scene.
The CO of CD orders "weigh anchor". Upon arrival she goes into drydock.