Imperial Japanese Navy
Cruiser Lineage

Builder's Acronyms:

KURE: Kure Naval Arsenal, Hiroshima
MIT: Mitsubishi Nagasaki Shipyard
YOK: Yokosuka Naval Dockyard
VIC: Vickers
KAW: Kawasaki, Kobe.

Large Cruisers

Hull No.

Ship Name

Class

Builder

Plan

Ordered

Laid Down

Launched

COMM

DECOM

Notes

795

UNNAMED

B-65








796

UNNAMED

B-65








Heavy Cruisers

Hull No.

Ship Name

Class

Builder

Plan

Ordered

Laid Down

Launched

COMM

DECOM

Notes


Furutaka (古鷹)

Furutaka

Mitsubishi



12/05/1922

02/25/1925

03/31/1926

SUNK

Sunk 12 October 1942


Kako (加古)

Furutaka

Kawasaki



12/05/1922

04/10/1925

07/30/1926

SUNK

Sunk 10 August 1942


Aoba

Aoba




01/23/1924

09/25/1925

09/20/1927

SUNK

Sunk 28 July 1945


Kinugasa

Aoba




10/24/1924

10/24/1926

09/30/1927

SUNK

Sunk 13 November 1942


Myōkō (妙高)

Myōkō

Yokosuka



10/25/1924

04/16/1927

07/31/2029

08/10/46

Scuttled 8 June 1946


Nachi (那智)

Myōkō

Kure



11/26/1924

06/15/1927

11/28/1928

SUNK

Sunk 5 November 1944


Haguro (羽黒)

Myōkō

Mitsubishi



03/16/1925

03/24/1928

04/25/1929

SUNK

Sunk 16 May 1945


Ashigara (足柄)

Myōkō

Kawasaki



04/11/1924

04/22/1928

08/20/1929

SUNK

Sunk 8 June 1945


Takao (高雄)

Takao

Yokosuka



04/28/1927

05/12/1930

05/31/1932

05/03/47



Maya (摩耶)

Takao

Kawasaki



12/04/1928

11/08/1930

06/30/1932

SUNK

Sunk 23 October 1944


Chōkai (鳥海)

Takao

Mitsubishi



03/26/1928

04/05/1931

06/30/1932

SUNK

Sunk 25 October 1944


Atago (愛宕)

Takao

Kure



04/28/1927

06/16/1930

03/30/1932

SUNK

Sunk 23 October 1944


Mogami (最上)

Mogami (C-37)

Kure



10/27/1931

03/14/1934

07/28/1935

SUNK

Sunk 25 October 1944


Mikuma (三隈)

Mogami (C-37)

Mitsubishi



12/24/1931

05/31/1934

08/29/1935

SUNK

Sunk 6 June 1942


Suzuya (鈴谷)

Mogami (C-37)

Yokosuka



12/11/1933

11/20/1934

10/31/1937

SUNK

Sunk 25 October 1944


Kumano (熊野)

Mogami (C-37)

Kobe




10/15/1936


SUNK

Sunk 25 November 1944

5

Tone

Tone (C-38)

Mitsubishi


12/01/1934

11/21/1937

11/20/1938

SUNK

Sunk 24 July 1945

6

Chikuma

Tone (C-38)

Mitsubishi


10/01/1935

03/19/1938

05/20/1939

SUNK

Sunk 25 October 1944

300

Ibuki (伊吹)

Ibuki (C-46)

Kure

Circle Urgent


04/24/42




Construction briefly halted in June 1942, but resumed as it was more complete than No.301

301

Kurama (Proposed)

Ibuki (C-46)

Mitsubishi

Circle Urgent


06/01/42

N/A

N/A

N/A

Cancelled 30 June 1942 to free slipway for Carrier No. 5001

Light Cruisers

Hull No.

Ship Name

Class

Builder

Plan

Ordered

Laid Down

Launched

COMM

DECOM

Notes


Tenryū (天龍)

Tenryū (C-33)

Yokosuka



05/07/1917

03/11/1918

11/20/1919

SUNK

Sunk 18 December 1942


Tatsuta (龍田)

Tenryū (C-33)

Sasebo



07/24/1917

05/29/1918

05/31/1919

SUNK

Sunk 13 March 1944


Kuma (球磨)

Kuma




08/29/1918

07/14/1919

08/31/1920

SUNK

Sunk 10 January 1944


Tama (多摩)

Kuma




08/10/1918

02/10/1920

01/29/1921

SUNK

Sunk 20 October 1944


Kitakami (北上)

Kuma




09/01/1919

07/03/1920

04/15/1921

11/30/1945



Ōi (大井)

Kuma




11/24/1919

07/15/1920

10/10/1921

SUNK

Sunk 19 July 1944


Kiso (木曾)

Kuma




08/10/1918

02/10/1920

01/29/1921

SUNK

Sunk 20 October 1944


Nagara (長良)

Nagara




09/09/1920



SUNK

Sunk 7 August 1944


Isuzu (五十鈴)

Nagara




08/10/1920

10/29/1921

08/15/1923

SUNK

Sunk 7 April 1945


Yura (由良)

Nagara




05/21/1921

02/15/1922

03/20/1923

SUNK

Sunk 25 October 1942


Natori (名取)

Nagara




12/14/1920

02/16/1922

09/15/1922

SUNK

Sunk 18 August 1944


Kinu (鬼怒)

Nagara




01/17/1921

05/29/1922

11/10/1922

SUNK

Sunk 26 October 1944


Abukuma (阿武隈)

Nagara




12/08/1921

03/16/1923

05/26/1925

SUNK

Sunk 26 October 1944


Sendai (川内)

Sendai




02/16/1922

10/30/1923

04/29/1924

SUNK

Sunk 3 November 1943


Jintsū (神通)

Sendai




08/04/1922

12/08/1923

07/31/1925

SUNK

Sunk 13 July 1943


Naka (那珂)

Sendai




06/10/1922

03/24/1925

11/30/1925

SUNK

Sunk 18 Feb 1944


Kako (加古)

Sendai





N/A

N/A

N/A

Cancelled by WNT


Ayase (綾瀬)

Sendai





N/A

N/A

N/A

Cancelled by WNT


Minase (水無瀬)

Sendai





N/A

N/A

N/A

Cancelled by WNT


Otonase (音無瀬)

Sendai





N/A

N/A

N/A

Cancelled by WNT


UNNAMED

Sendai





N/A

N/A

N/A

Cancelled by WNT


Yūbari (夕張)

Yūbari

Sasebo



06/05/1922

03/05/1923

07/23/1923

SUNK

Sunk 28 April 1944

132

Agano

Agano (C-41)

Sasebo


06/18/1940

10/22/1941

10/31/1942

SUNK

Each Agano built at Sasebo was laid down in the same slip as the previous unit.

Sunk 15 February 1944

133

Yahagi

Agano (C-41)

Sasebo


11/11/1941

10/25/1942

12/29/1943

SUNK

Sunk 7 April 1945

134

Noshiro

Agano (C-41)

Yokosuka


09/04/1941

07/19/1942

06/30/1943

SUNK

Sunk 26 October 1944

135

Sakawa

Agano (C-41)

Sasebo


11/21/1942

04/09/1944

11/30/1944

10/05/1945

Nuked at Bikini Atoll

136

Ōyodo (大淀)

Ōyodo (C-42)

Kure


02/14/1941

04/02/1942

02/28/1943

SUNK

Sunk 28 July 1945

137

Niyodo (仁淀)

Ōyodo (C-42)

Kure






Delayed as it would have been laid down in the same slip as Ōyodo.

Canceled 3 August 1942.

5037


Kai-Agano (C-44)


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5038


Kai-Agano (C-44)


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