Imperial Japanese Navy
Destroyer Lineage
Interwar Period

Builder's Acronyms:

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

First Class Destroyers

Hull No.

Ship Name

Class

Builder

Plan

Ordered

Laid Down

Launched

COMM

DECOM

Notes


Minekaze (峯風)

Minekaze

Maizuru



04/20/1918

02/08/1919

05/29/1920

SUNK

Sunk 10 February 1944


Sawakaze (澤風)

Minekaze

Mitsubishi



01/07/1918

01/07/1919

03/06/1920

09/15/1945

Survived war.


Okikaze (沖風)

Minekaze

Maizuru



02/22/1919

10/03/1919

08/17/1920

SUNK

Sunk 10 January 1943


Shimakaze (島風)

Minekaze

Maizuru



09/05/1919

03/31/1920

11/15/1920

SUNK

Sunk 12 January 1943


Nadakaze (灘風)

Minekaze

Maizuru



01/09/1920

06/26/1920

09/30/1921

SUNK

Sunk 25 July 1945


Yakaze (矢風)

Minekaze

Mitsubishi



08/15/1918

04/10/1920

07/19/1920

08/15/1945

Used as Patrol Boat from 20 July 1942 to end of war. Survived war.


Hakaze (羽風)

Minekaze

Mitsubishi



11/11/1918

06/21/1920

09/16/1920

SUNK

Sunk 23 January 1943


Shiokaze (汐風)

Minekaze

Maizuru



05/15/1920

10/22/1920

07/29/1921

10/05/1945

Survived war.


Akikaze (秋風)

Minekaze

Mitsubishi



06/07/1920

12/14/1920

09/16/1921

SUNK

Sunk 3 November 1944


Yūkaze (夕風)

Minekaze

Mitsubishi



12/14/1920

04/28/1921

08/24/1921

10/05/1945

Survived war.


Tachikaze (太刀風)

Minekaze

Maizuru



08/18/1920

03/31/1921

12/05/1921

SUNK

Sunk 18 February 1944


Hokaze (帆風)

Minekaze

Maizuru



11/30/1920

07/12/1921

12/22/1921

SUNK

Sunk 6 July 1944


Nokaze (野風)

Nokaze

Maizuru



04/16/1921

10/01/1921

03/31/1922

SUNK

Sunk 20 Feb 1945


Namikaze (波風)

Nokaze

Maizuru



11/07/1921

06/24/1922

11/11/1922

10/05/1945

Survived war.


Numakaze (沼風)

Nokaze

Maizuru



08/10/1921

05/22/1922

07/24/1922

SUNK

Sunk 18 December 1943


Wakatake (若竹)

Wakatake

Kobe-KAW



12/13/1921

07/24/1921

09/30/1922

SUNK

Sunk 30 March 1944


Kuretake (呉竹)

Wakatake

Maizuru



03/15/1922

10/21/1922

12/21/1922

SUNK

Sunk 30 December 1944


Sanae (早苗)

Wakatake

Uraga DC



04/05/1922

02/15/1923

11/05/1923

SUNK

Sunk


Sarawabi (早蕨)

Wakatake

Uraga DC



11/20/1922

09/01/1923

07/24/1924

SUNK

Capsized in Storm
5 December 1932


Asagao (朝顔)

Wakatake

Ishikawajima



03/14/1922

11/04/1922

05/10/1923

SUNK

Sunk 22 August 1945 by mine


Yūgao (夕顔)

Wakatake

Ishikawajima



05/15/1922

04/14/1923

05/31/1924

SUNK

Converted to Patrol Boat No. 46 on 1 February 1940. Sunk 10 November 1944.


Fuyō (芙蓉)

Wakatake

Fujinagata



02/16/1922

09/23/1922

03/16/1923

SUNK

Sunk 20 December 1943


Karukaya (刈萱)

Wakatake

Fujinagata



05/16/1922

03/19/1923

08/20/1923

SUNK

Sunk 10 May 1943


Kamikaze (神風)

Kamikaze

Mitsubishi



12/15/1921

09/25/1922

12/19/1922


Survived war


Asakaze (朝風)

Kamikaze

Mitsubishi



02/16/1922

12/08/1922

06/16/1923

SUNK



Harukaze (春風)

Kamikaze

Maizuru



05/16/1922

12/18/1922

05/31/1923


Survived war


Matsukaze (松風)

Kamikaze

Maizuru



12/02/1922

10/30/1923

04/05/1924

SUNK



Hatakaze (旗風)

Kamikaze

Maizuru



07/03/1923

03/15/1924

08/30/1924

SUNK



Oite (追風)

Kamikaze

Uraga DC



03/16/1923

11/27/1924

10/30/1925

SUNK



Hayate (疾風)

Kamikaze

Ishikawajima



11/11/1922

03/24/1925

11/21/1925

SUNK



Asanagi (朝凪)

Kamikaze

Fujinagata



03/05/1923

04/21/1924

12/29/1925

SUNK



Yūnagi (夕凪)

Kamikaze

Sasebo



09/17/1923

04/23/1924

05/24/1925

SUNK



Mutsuki (睦月)

Mutsuki

Sasebo



05/21/1924

07/23/1925

03/25/1926

SUNK

Sunk 25 Aug 1942


Kisaragi (如月)

Mutsuki

Maizuru



06/03/1924

06/05/1925

12/21/1925

SUNK

Sunk 11 December 1941

 

Yayoi (彌生)

Mutsuki

Uraga DC



01/11/1924

07/11/1925

08/28/1926

SUNK

Sunk 11 September 1942


Uzuki (卯月)

Mutsuki

Ishikawajima



01/11/1924

10/15/1925

09/14/1926

SUNK

Sunk 12 December 1944


Satsuki (皐月)

Mutsuki

Fujinagata



12/01/1924

03/25/1925

11/15/1925

SUNK

Sunk 21 September 1944


Minazuki (水無月)

Mutsuki

Uraga DC



03/24/1924

03/25/1926

03/22/1927

SUNK

Sunk 6 June 1944


Fumizuki (文月)

Mutsuki

Fujinagata



10/20/1924

02/16/1926

07/03/1926

SUNK

Sunk 18 February 1944


Nagatsuki (長月)

Mutsuki

Ishikawajima



04/16/1925

10/06/1926

04/30/1927

SUNK

Sunk 6 July 1943


Kikuzuki (菊月)

Mutsuki

Maizuru



06/15/1925

05/15/1926

11/20/1926

SUNK

Sunk 4 May 1942


Mikazuki (三日月)

Mutsuki

Sasebo



08/21/1925

07/12/1926

05/05/1927

SUNK

Sunk 29 July 1943


Mochizuki (望月)

Mutsuki

Uraga DC



03/23/1926

04/28/1927

10/31/1927

SUNK

Sunk 24 October 1943


Yūzuki (夕月)

Mutsuki

Fujinagata



11/27/1926

03/04/1927

07/25/1927

SUNK

Sunk 12 December 1944


Fubuki (吹雪)

Fubuki (I)
(F-43)

Maizuru



06/19/1926

11/15/1927

08/10/1928

SUNK

Sunk 11 October 1942


Shirayuki (白雪)

Fubuki (I)
(F-43)

Yokohama



03/19/1927

03/20/1928

12/18/1928

SUNK

Sunk 3 March 1943


Hatsuyuki (初雪)

Fubuki (I)
(F-43)

Maizuru



04/12/1927

09/29/1928

03/30/1929

SUNK

Sunk 17 July 1943


Miyuki (深雪)

Fubuki (I)
(F-43)

Uraga DC



04/30/1927

06/29/1928

06/29/1929

SUNK

Sunk in Collision
29 June 1934


Murakumo (叢雲)

Fubuki (I)
(F-43)

Fujinagata



04/25/1927

09/27/1928

05/10/1929

SUNK

Sunk 12 October 1942


Shinonome (東雲)

Fubuki (I)
(F-43)

Sasebo



08/12/1926

11/26/1927

07/25/1928

SUNK

Sunk 17 December 1941


Usugumo (薄雲)

Fubuki (I)
(F-43)

Ishikawajima



10/21/1926

12/26/1927

07/26/1928

SUNK

Sunk 7 July 1944


Shirakumo (白雲)

Fubuki (I)
(F-43)

Fujinagata



10/27/1926

12/27/1927

07/28/1928

SUNK

Sunk 16 March 1944


Isonami (磯波)

Fubuki (I)
(F-43)

Uraga DC



10/18/1926

11/24/1927

06/30/1928

SUNK

Sunk 9 April 1943


Uranami (浦波)

Fubuki (I)
(F-43)

Sasebo



04/28/1927

11/29/1928

06/30/1929

SUNK

Sunk 26 October 1944


Ayanami (綾波)

Fubuki (II)

Fujinagata



01/20/1928

10/05/1929

04/30/1930

SUNK

Sunk 15 November 1942


Shikinami (敷浪)

Fubuki (II)

Maizuru



07/06/1928

06/22/1929

12/24/1929

SUNK

Sunk 12 September 1944


Asagiri (朝霧)

Fubuki (II)

Sasebo



12/12/1928

11/18/1929

06/30/1930

SUNK

Sunk 28 August 1942


Yūgiri (夕霧)

Fubuki (II)

Maizuru



04/01/1929

05/12/1930

12/03/1930

SUNK

Sunk 25 November 1943;


Amagiri (天霧)

Fubuki (II)

Ishikawajima



11/28/1928

02/27/1930

11/10/1930

SUNK

Sunk 23 April 1944


Sagiri (狭霧)

Fubuki (II)

Uraga DC



03/28/1929

12/23/1929

01/30/1931

SUNK

Sunk 24 December 1941


Oboro ()

Fubuki (II)

Sasebo



11/29/1929

11/08/1930

10/31/1931

SUNK

Sunk 16 October 1942


Akebono ()

Fubuki (II)

Sasebo



10/25/1929

11/07/1930

07/31/1931

SUNK

Sunk 13 November 1944


Sazanami ()

Fubuki (II)

Maizuru



02/21/1930

06/06/1931

05/19/1932

SUNK

Sunk 14 January 1944


Ushio ()

Fubuki (II)

Uraga DC



12/24/1929

11/17/1930

11/14/1931


Survived war


Akatsuki ()

Fubuki (III)

Sasebo



02/17/1930

05/07/1932

11/30/1932


Sunk 13 November 1942


Inazuma ()

Fubuki (III)

Fujinagata



03/07/1930

02/25/1932

11/15/1932


Sunk 14 May 1944


Ikazuchi ()

Fubuki (III)

Uraga DC



03/07/1930

10/22/1931



Sunk 13 April 1944


Hibiki ()

Fubuki (III)

Maizuru



02/21/1930

06/16/1932

03/31/1933


Survived war


Hatsuharu (初春)

Hatsuharu
(F-45)

Sasebo



05/14/1931

02/27/1932

09/30/1933

SUNK

Sunk 13 November 1944


Nenohi (子日)

Hatsuharu
(F-45)

Uraga DC



12/15/1931

12/22/1932

09/30/1931

SUNK

Sunk 5 July 1942


Wakaba (若葉)

Hatsuharu
(F-45)

Sasebo



12/12/1931

03/18/1934

10/31/1934

SUNK

Sunk 24 October 1944


Hatsushimo (初霜)

Hatsuharu
(F-45)

Uraga DC



01/31/1933

11/04/1933

09/27/1934

SUNK

Sunk 30 July 1945


Ariake (有明)

Hatsuharu
(F-45)

Kobe-Kaw



01/14/1933

09/23/1934

03/25/1935

SUNK

Sunk 28 July 1943


Yugure (夕暮)

Hatsuharu
(F-45)

Maizuru



04/09/1933

05/06/1934

03/30/1935

SUNK

Sunk 20 July 1943


Shiratsuyu (白露)

Shiratsuyu

Sasebo


11/14/1933

04/05/1935

08/20/1936


Collision 15 June 1944


Shigure (時雨)

Shiratsuyu

Uraga DC


12/09/1933

05/18/1935

09/07/1936

SUNK

Sunk 24 January 1945


Murasame (村雨)

Shiratsuyu

Fujinagata


02/01/1934

06/20/1935

01/07/1937

SUNK

Sunk 6 March 1943


Yudachi (夕立)

Shiratsuyu

Sasebo


10/16/1934

06/21/1936

01/07/1937

SUNK

Sunk 13 November 1942


Samidare (五月雨)

Shiratsuyu

Uraga DC


12/19/1934

07/06/1935

01/29/1937

SUNK

Sunk 26 August 1944


Harusame (春雨)

Shiratsuyu

Uraga DC


02/03/1935

09/21/1935

08/26/1937

SUNK

Sunk 8 June 1944


Yamakaze (山風)

Shiratsuyu

Uraga DC


05/25/1935

02/21/1936

06/30/1937

SUNK

Sunk 23 June 1942


Kawakaze (江風)

Shiratsuyu

Fujinagata


04/25/1935

11/01/1936

04/30/1937

SUNK

Sunk 6 August 1943


Umikaze (海風)

Shiratsuyu

Maizuru


05/04/1935

11/27/1936

05/31/1937

SUNK

Sunk 1 February 1944


Suzukaze (涼風)

Shiratsuyu

Uraga DC


07/09/1935

03/11/1937

08/31/1937

SUNK

Sunk 25 January 1944


Asashio (朝潮)

Asashio

Sasebo


02/16/1936

12/16/1936

08/31/1937

SUNK

Sunk 3 March 1943


Ōshio (大潮)

Asashio





10/31/1937

SUNK

Sunk 20 February 1943


Michishio (満潮)

Asashio





10/31/1937

SUNK

Sunk 25 October 1944


Arashio (荒潮)

Asashio





12/20/1937

SUNK

Sunk 4 March 1943


Natsugumo (夏雲)

Asashio



07/01/1936


10/02/1938

SUNK

Sunk 12 October 1942


Yamagumo (山雲)

Asashio





01/15/1938

SUNK

Sunk 25 October 1944


Minegumo (峯雲)

Asashio



03/22/1937


04/30/1938

SUNK

Sunk 6 March 1943


Asagumo (朝雲)

Asashio

Kobe-KAW


12/23/1936


03/31/1938

SUNK

Sunk 25 October 1944


Arare ()

Asashio



03/05/1937


04/15/1939

SUNK

Sunk 5 July 1942


Kasumi ()

Asashio



12/01/1936


06/28/1939

SUNK

Sunk 7 April 1945

17

Kagerō (陽炎)

Kagerō Typ. A

Maizuru


09/03/1937

09/27/1938

11/06/1939

SUNK

Sunk 8 May 1943

18

Shiranui (不知火)

Kagerō Typ. A

Uraga


08/30/1937

06/28/1938

12/20/1939

SUNK

Sunk 27 October 1944

19

Kuroshio (黒潮)

Kagerō Typ. A

Fujinagata SY


08/31/1937

10/25/1938

01/27/1940

SUNK

Sunk 28 April 1943

20

Oyashio (親潮)

Kagerō Typ. A

Maizuru


03/29/1938

11/29/1938

08/20/1940

SUNK

Sunk 8 May 1943

21

Hayashio (早潮)

Kagerō Typ. A

Uraga


06/30/1938

04/19/1939

08/31/1940

SUNK

Sunk 24 November 1942

22

Natsushio (夏潮)

Kagerō Typ. A

Fujinagata SY


12/09/1937

02/23/1939

08/31/1940

SUNK

Sunk 9 February 1942

23

Hatsukaze (初風)

Kagerō Typ. A

Kobe-Kaw


12/03/1937

01/24/1939

02/15/1940

SUNK

Sunk 12 November 1943

24

Yukikaze (雪風)

Kagerō Typ. A

Sasebo NA


08/02/1938

03/24/1939

01/20/1940


Survived war

25

Amatsukaze (天津風)

Kagerō Typ. A

Maizuru


02/14/1939

10/19/1939

10/26/1940

SUNK

Sunk 6 April 1945

26

Tokitsukaze (時津風)

Kagerō Typ. A

Uraga


02/20/1939

11/10/1939

12/15/1940

SUNK

Sunk 3 March 1943

27

Urakaze (浦風)

Kagerō Typ. A

Fujinagata SY


04/11/1939

04/19/1940

12/15/1940

SUNK

Sunk 21 November 1944

28

Isokaze (磯風)

Kagerō Typ. A

Sasebo


11/25/1938

06/19/1939

11/30/1940

SUNK

Sunk 7 April 1945

29

Hamakaze (濱風)

Kagerō Typ. A

Uraga DC


11/20/1939

11/25/1940

06/30/1941

SUNK

Sunk 7 April 1945

30

Tanikaze (谷風)

Kagerō Typ. A

Fujinagata SY


10/18/1939

11/01/1940

04/25/1941

SUNK

Sunk 9 June 1944

31

Nowaki (野分)

Kagerō Typ. A

Maizuru NA


11/08/1939

09/17/1940

04/28/1941

SUNK

Sunk 25 October 1944

32

UNNAMED

Kagerō Typ. A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Dummy unit ordered to hide budget for Yamatos.

33

UNNAMED

Kagerō Typ. A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Dummy unit ordered to hide budget for Yamatos.

34

UNNAMED

Kagerō Typ. A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Dummy unit ordered to hide budget for Yamatos.

112

Arashi ()

Kagerō Typ. A

Maizuru NA


05/04/1939

04/22/1940

01/27/1941

SUNK

Sunk 6 August 1943

113

Hagikaze (萩風)

Kagerō Typ. A

Uraga DC


05/23/1939

06/18/1940

03/31/1941

SUNK

Sunk 6 August 1943

114

Maikaze (舞風)

Kagerō Typ. A

Fujinagata SY


04/22/1940

03/13/1941

07/15/1941

SUNK

Sunk 17 February 1944

115

Akigumo (秋雲)

Kagerō Typ. A

Uraga DC


07/02/1940

04/11/1941

09/27/1941

SUNK

Sunk 11 April 1944

Second Class Destroyers

Hull No.

Ship Name

Class

Builder

Plan

Ordered

Laid Down

Launched

COMM

DECOM

Notes


Momi ()

Yokosuka

Momi



01/23/1918

06/10/1919

12/27/1919

04/01/32



Kaya ()

Yokosuka

Momi



12/23/1918

06/10/1919

03/28/1920

02/01/40



Nashi ()

Kobe-KAW

Momi



02/02/1918

08/26/1919

12/10/1919

02/01/40



Take ()

Kobe-KAW

Momi



12/02/1918

08/26/1919

12/25/1919

02/01/40



Kaki ()

Uraga DC

Momi



02/27/1919

10/20/1919

08/02/1920

04/01/40



Tsuga ()

Ishikawajima

Momi



03/05/1919

04/17/1920

06/20/1920

SUNK

Sunk 15 January 1945


Nire ()

Kure

Momi



12/30/1899

12/22/1919

03/31/1920

02/01/40



Kuri ()

Kure

Momi



12/05/1919

03/19/1920

04/30/1920


mined off Pusan 8 October 1945; struck 25 October 1945


Kiku ()

Kobe-KAW

Momi



01/20/1920

10/13/1920

12/10/1920

04/01/40

Converted to Patrol boat No.31.


Aoi ()

Kobe-KAW

Momi



04/01/1920

11/09/1920

12/10/1920

04/01/40

Converted to Patrol boat No.32


Hagi ()

Uraga DC

Momi



02/28/1920

10/29/1920

04/20/1921

04/01/40

Converted to Patrol boat No.33


Fuji ()

Fujinagata

Momi



12/06/1919

11/27/1920

05/31/1921

04/01/40

Converted to Patrol boat No.36


Susuki ()

Ishikawajima

Momi



05/03/1920

02/21/1921

05/25/1921

04/01/40

Converted to Patrol boat No.34.


Hishi ()

Uraga DC

Momi



11/10/1920

05/09/1921

03/23/1922

04/01/40

Converted to Patrol boat No.37


Hasu ()

Uraga DC

Momi



03/02/1921

12/08/1921

07/31/1922


retired 12 October 1945; scuttled as breakwater in Fukui, 1946


Warabi ()

Fujinagata

Momi



10/12/1920

09/28/1921

12/19/1921

SUNK

Sunk 24 August 1927 in collision.


Tade ()

Fujinagata

Momi



12/20/1920

03/15/1920

07/31/1922

04/01/40

Converted to Patrol boat No.39


Sumire ()

Ishikawajima

Momi



11/24/1920

12/14/1921

03/31/1923

02/01/40



Tsuta ()

Kobe-KAW

Momi



10/16/1920

05/09/1921

06/30/1921

04/01/40

Converted to Patrol boat No.35


Ashi ()

Kobe-KAW

Momi



11/15/1920

09/03/1921

10/29/1921

02/01/40



Yomogi ()

Ishikawajima

Momi



02/26/1921

03/14/1922

08/19/1922

04/01/40

Converted to Patrol boat No.38

Torpedo Boats

Hull No.

Ship Name

Class

Builder

Plan

Ordered

Laid Down

Launched

COMM

DECOM

Notes


Chidori (千鳥)

Chidori

Maizuru


10/13/1931

04/01/1933

11/20/1933

SUNK

Sunk 21 December 1944


Manazuru (真鶴)

Chidori

Fujinagata


12/22/1931

07/11/1933

01/31/1934

SUNK



Tomozuru (友鶴)

Chidori

Maizuru


11/11/1932

10/01/1933

02/24/1934

SUNK



Hatsukari (初雁)

Chidori

Fujinagata


04/06/1933

12/19/1933

07/15/1934


Survived war


Ōtori ()

Maizuru

Ōtori



04/25/1935

10/10/1936

SUNK

Sunk 12 June 1944


Hiyodori ()

Tōkyō-Ishikawajima

Ōtori



10/25/1935

12/20/1936

SUNK

Sunk 17 November 1944


Hayabusa ()

Yokohama Dock

Ōtori



10/28/1935

12/07/1936

SUNK

Sunk 24 September 1944


Kasasagi ()

Ōsaka IW

Ōtori



10/18/1935

01/15/1937

SUNK

Sunk 17 November 1944


Kiji ()

Mitsui E&S

Ōtori



01/26/1937

07/31/1937


Survived war


Kari ()

Yokohama Dock

Ōtori



01/20/1937

09/20/1937

SUNK

Sunk 16 July 1945


Sagi ()

Harima

Ōtori



01/30/1937

07/31/1937

SUNK

Sunk 8 November 1944


Hato ()

Tōkyō-Ishikawajima

Ōtori



01/25/1937

08/07/1937

SUNK

Sunk 16 October 1944


Hatsutaka (初鷹)


Ōtori

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Cancelled in 1937.


Aotaka (蒼鷹?)


Ōtori

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Cancelled in 1937.


Wakataka (若鷹?)


Ōtori

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Cancelled in 1937.


Kumataka (熊鷹?)


Ōtori

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Cancelled in 1937.


Yamadori (山鳥?)


Ōtori

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Cancelled in 1937.


Mizutori (水鳥?)


Ōtori

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Cancelled in 1937.


Umidori (海鳥?)


Ōtori

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Cancelled in 1937.


Komadori (駒鳥?)


Ōtori

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Cancelled in 1937.