Imperial Japanese Navy
Destroyer Lineage
World War II Period

Builder's Acronyms:

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

Hull No.

Ship Name

Class

Builder

Plan

Ordered

Laid Down

Launched

COMM

DECOM

Notes

104

Akizuki (秋月)

Akizuki





07/02/1941

SUNK

Sunk 25 October 1944

105

Teruzuki (照月)

Akizuki





11/21/1941

SUNK

Sunk 12 December 1942

106

Suzutsuki (涼月)

Akizuki





03/04/1942


Survived War

107

Hatsuzuki (初月)

Akizuki





04/03/1942

SUNK

Sunk 25 October 1944

108

Niizuki (新月)

Akizuki





06/29/1942

SUNK

Sunk 6 July 1943

109

Wakatsuki (若月)

Akizuki





11/24/1942

SUNK

Sunk 11 November 1944

360

Shimotsuki (霜月)

Akizuki





04/07/1943

SUNK

Sunk 24 November 1944

361

Fuyuzuki (冬月)

Fuyuzuki





24 May 1944


Survived War

362

Harutsuki (春月)

Fuyuzuki





3 August 1944


Survived War

363

Yoizuki (宵月)

Fuyuzuki





25 September 1944


Survived War

364

Natsuzuki (夏月)

Fuyuzuki





2 December 1944


Survived War

365

Michizuki (満月)

Michizuki







Laid down on 3 January 1945. Incomplete at the end of the war (16%).
Scrapped on February 1948

366

Hanazuki (花月)

Michizuki







Transferred to USN 28 August 1947 (DD-934). Sunk as target off Gotō Islands, Japan, 3 February 1948[4]

367

Kiyotsuki (清月)

Michizuki







Cancelled
14 December 1944

368

Ōtsuki (大月)

Michizuki







Cancelled
14 December 1944

369

Hazuki (葉月)

Michizuki







Cancelled
14 December 1944

125

Shimakaze (島風)

Shimakaze

Maizuru


08/08/41

07/18/1942

05/10/1943

SUNK

Sunk 11 November 1944

116

Yūgumo (夕雲)

Yūgumo

Maizuru


06/12/40

03/16/41

12/05/41

SUNK

Sunk 7 October 1943

117

Makigumo (巻雲)

Yūgumo

Fujinagata




03/14/42

SUNK

Sunk 1 February 1943

118

Kazagumo (風雲)

Yūgumo

Uraga DC




03/28/42

SUNK

Sunk 8 June 1944

119

Naganami (長波)

Yūgumo

Fujinagata




06/30/42

SUNK

Sunk 11 November 1944

120

Makinami (巻波)

Yūgumo

Maizuru




08/18/42

SUNK

Sunk 25 November 1943

121

Takanami (高波)

Yūgumo

Uraga DC




08/31/42

SUNK


122

Ōnami (大波)

Yūgumo

Fujinagata







123

Kiyonami (清波)

Yūgumo

Uraga DC







124

Tamanami (玉波)

Yūgumo

Fujinagata





SUNK


126

Suzunami (涼波)

Yūgumo

Uraga DC





SUNK


127

Fujinami (藤波)

Yūgumo

Fujinagata





SUNK


128

NO NAME

Yūgumo

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Dummy unit ordered to hide budget for Yamatos.

129

NO NAME

Yūgumo

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Dummy unit ordered to hide budget for Yamatos.

733

UN-NAMED

Kai-Shimakaze








734

UN-NAMED

Kai-Shimakaze








734

UN-NAMED

Kai-Shimakaze








735

UN-NAMED

Kai-Shimakaze








736

UN-NAMED

Kai-Shimakaze








737

UN-NAMED

Kai-Shimakaze








738

UN-NAMED

Kai-Shimakaze








739

UN-NAMED

Kai-Shimakaze








740

UN-NAMED

Kai-Shimakaze








741

UN-NAMED

Kai-Shimakaze








742

UN-NAMED

Kai-Shimakaze








743

UN-NAMED

Kai-Shimakaze








744

UN-NAMED

Kai-Shimakaze








745

UN-NAMED

Kai-Shimakaze








746

UN-NAMED

Kai-Shimakaze








747

UN-NAMED

Kai-Shimakaze








748

UN-NAMED

Kai-Shimakaze








770

UN-NAMED

Kai-Akizuki

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Reordered as Akizuki on 30 June 1942 (Ship 5061)

771

UN-NAMED

Kai-Akizuki

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Reordered as Akizuki on 30 June 1942 (Ship 5062)

772

UN-NAMED

Kai-Akizuki

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Reordered as Akizuki on 30 June 1942 (Ship 5063)

773

UN-NAMED

Kai-Akizuki

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Reordered as Akizuki on 30 June 1942 (Ship 5064)

774

UN-NAMED

Kai-Akizuki

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Reordered as Akizuki on 30 June 1942 (Ship 5065)

775

UN-NAMED

Kai-Akizuki

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Reordered as Akizuki on 30 June 1942 (Ship 5066)

776

UN-NAMED

Kai-Akizuki

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Reordered as Akizuki on 30 June 1942 (Ship 5067)

777

UN-NAMED

Kai-Akizuki

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Reordered as Akizuki on 30 June 1942 (Ship 5068)

778

UN-NAMED

Kai-Akizuki

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Reordered as Akizuki on 30 June 1942 (Ship 5069)

779

UN-NAMED

Kai-Akizuki

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Reordered as Akizuki on 30 June 1942 (Ship 5070)

780

UN-NAMED

Kai-Akizuki

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Reordered as Akizuki on 30 June 1942 (Ship 5071)

781

UN-NAMED

Kai-Akizuki

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Reordered as Akizuki on 30 June 1942 (Ship 5072)

782

UN-NAMED

Kai-Akizuki

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Reordered as Akizuki on 30 June 1942 (Ship 5073)

783

UN-NAMED

Kai-Akizuki

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Reordered as Akizuki on 30 June 1942 (Ship 5074)

784

UN-NAMED

Kai-Akizuki

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Reordered as Akizuki on 30 June 1942 (Ship 5075)

785

UN-NAMED

Kai-Akizuki

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Reordered as Akizuki on 30 June 1942 (Ship 5076)

5061

Yamazuki (山月)

Yamazuki







Canc. 14 December 1944

5062

Urazuki (浦月)

Yamazuki







Canc. 14 December 1944

5063

Aogumo (青雲)

Yamazuki







Canc. 14 December 1944

5064

Benigumo (紅雲)

Yamazuki







Canc. 14 December 1944

5065

Harugumo (春雲)

Yamazuki







Canc. 14 December 1944

5066

Amagumo (天雲)

Yamazuki







Canc. 9 June 1944

5067

Yaegumo (八重雲)

Yamazuki







Canc. 9 June 1944

5068

Fuyugumo (冬雲)

Yamazuki







Canc. 9 June 1944

5069

Yukigumo (雪雲

Yamazuki







Canc. 9 June 1944

5070

Okitsukaze (沖津風)

Yamazuki







Canc. 9 June 1944

5071

Shimokaze (霜風)

Yamazuki







Canc. 9 June 1944

5072

Asagochi (朝東風)

Yamazuki







Canc. 9 June 1944

5073

Ōkaze (大風)

Yamazuki







Canc. 9 June 1944

5074

Kochi (東風)

Yamazuki







Canc. 9 June 1944

5075

Nishikaze (西風)

Yamazuki







Canc. 9 June 1944

5076

Hae (南風)

Yamazuki








5077

Kitakaze (北風)

Yamazuki








5078

Hayakaze (早風)

Yamazuki







Canc. 9 June 1944

5079

Natsukaze (夏風)

Yamazuki







Canc. 9 June 1944

5080

Fuyukaze (冬風)

Yamazuki







Canc. 9 June 1944

5081

Hatsunatsu (初夏)

Yamazuki







Canc. 9 June 1944

5082

Hatsuaki (初秋)

Yamazuki







Canc. 9 June 1944

5083

Hayaharu (早春)

Yamazuki







Canc. 9 June 1944

340

Hayanami (早波)

Yūgumo

Maizuru

Circle
Urgent





SUNK


341

Hamanami (濱波)

Yūgumo

Maizuru

Circle
Urgent





SUNK


342

Okinami (沖波)

Yūgumo

Maizuru

Circle
Urgent





SUNK


343

Kishinami (岸波)

Yūgumo

Uraga DC

Circle
Urgent





SUNK


344

Asashimo (朝霜)

Yūgumo

Fujinagata

Circle
Urgent





SUNK


345

Hayashimo (早霜)

Yūgumo

Maizuru

Circle
Urgent





SUNK


346

Akishimo (秋霜)

Yūgumo

Fujinagata

Circle
Urgent





SUNK


347

Kiyoshimo (清霜)

Yūgumo

Uraga DC

Circle
Urgent





SUNK


348

Umigiri (海霧)

Yūgumo


Circle
Urgent






Canc. 8 November 1943

349

Yamagiri (山霧)

Yūgumo


Circle
Urgent






Canc. 8 November 1943

350

Tanigiri (谷霧)

Yūgumo


Circle
Urgent






Canc. 8 November 1943

351

Kawagiri (川霧)

Yūgumo


Circle
Urgent






Canc. 8 November 1943

352

Taekaze (妙風)

Yūgumo


Circle
Urgent






Canc. 8 November 1943

353

Kiyokaze (清風)

Yūgumo


Circle
Urgent






Canc. 8 November 1943

354

Satokaze (里風)

Yūgumo


Circle
Urgent






Canc. 8 November 1943

355

Murakaze (村風)

Yūgumo


Circle
Urgent






Canc. 8 November 1943

5041

Yamasame (山雨)

Yamasame
(Kai-Yūgumo)


mod






Canc. 8 November 1943

5042

Akisame (秋雨)

Yamasame
(Kai-Yūgumo)


mod






Canc. 8 November 1943

5043

Natsusame (夏雨)

Yamasame
(Kai-Yūgumo)


mod






Canc. 8 November 1943

5044

Hayasame (早雨)

Yamasame
(Kai-Yūgumo)


mod






Canc. 8 November 1943

5045

Takashio (高潮)

Yamasame
(Kai-Yūgumo)


mod






Canc. 8 November 1943

5046

Akishio (秋潮)

Yamasame
(Kai-Yūgumo)


mod






Canc. 8 November 1943

5047

Harushio (春潮)

Yamasame
(Kai-Yūgumo)


mod






Canc. 8 November 1943

5048

Wakashio (若潮)

Yamasame
(Kai-Yūgumo)


mod






Canc. 8 November 1943

5481

Matsu ()

Matsu

Maizuru

mod


08/08/1943

02/03/1944

04/28/1944

SUNK

Sunk 4 August 1944

5482

Take ()

Matsu

Yokosukal

mod


10/15/1943

03/28/1944

06/16/1944


Survived war

5483

Ume ()

Matsu

Fujinagata

mod


01/25/1944

04/24/1944

06/28/1944

SUNK

Sunk 31 January 1945

5484

Momo ()

Matsu

Maizuru

mod


11/05/1943

03/25/1944

06/10/1944

SUNK

Sunk 15 December 1944

5485

Kuwa ()

Matsu

Fujinagata

mod


12/20/1943

05/25/1944

07/15/1944

SUNK

Sunk 3 December 1944

5486

Kiri ()

Matsu

Yokosukal

mod


02/01/1944

05/27/1944

08/14/1944


Survived war

5487

Sugi ()

Matsu

Fujinagata

mod


02/25/1944

07/03/1944

08/25/1944


Survived war

5488

Maki ()

Matsu

Maizuru

mod


02/19/1944

06/10/1944

08/10/1944


Survived war

5489

Momi ()

Matsu

Yokosukal

mod


02/01/1944

06/16/1944

09/03/1944

SUNK

Sunk 5 January 1945

5490

Kashi ()

Matsu

Fujinagata

mod


05/05/1944

08/13/1944

09/30/1944


Survived war

5491

Yaezakura (八重櫻)

Tachibana

Yokosukal

mod


12/18/1944

03/17/1945



Discontinued on 23 June 1945 (60%). Sunk 28 July 1945

5492

Kaya ()

Matsu

Maizuru

mod


04/10/1944

07/30/1944

09/30/1944


Survived war

5493

Nara ()

Matsu

Fujinagata

mod


06/10/1944

10/12/1944

11/26/1944


Survived war

5494

Yadake (矢竹)

Tachibana

Yokosuka

mod


01/02/1945

05/01/1945



Construction stopped 17 April 1945. Launched to empty the dock. Converted to breakwater, 1948

5495

Kuzu ()
or
Madake (
真竹)

Tachibana

Yokosuka

mod


03/19/1945




Discontinued on 17 April 1945.

5496

Sakura ()

Matsu

Yokosuka

mod


06/02/1944

09/06/1944

11/25/1944

SUNK

Sunk 11 July 1945

5497

Yanagi ()

Matsu

Fujinagata

mod


08/20/1944

11/25/1944

01/08/1945

SUNK

Sunk 9 August 1945

5498

Tsubaki (椿)

Matsu

Maizuru Naval Arsenal

mod


06/20/1944

09/30/1944

11/30/1944



5499

Kaki ()

Tachibana

Yokosuka

mod


10/05/1944

12/11/1944

03/05/1945


Survived War

5500

Kaba ()

Tachibana

Fujinagata

mod


10/15/1944

02/27/1945

05/29/1945


Survived War

5501

Hayaume (早梅)

Tachibana

Yokosuka

mod






Cancelled 1945.

5502

Hinoki ()

Matsu

Yokosuka

mod


03/04/1944

07/04/1944

09/30/1944


Sunk 7 January 1945

5503

Katsura ()

Tachibana

Fujinagata

mod


11/30/1944

06/23/1945



Construction stopped 23 June 1945. Converted to breakwater.

5504

Tobiume (飛梅)

Tachibana

Yokosuka

mod






Cancelled 1945.

5505

Kaede ()

Matsu

Yokosuka

mod


03/04/1944

06/25/1944

10/30/1944


Survived war

5506

Fuji ()

Tachibana

Yokosuka

mod






Cancelled 1945.

5507

Wakazakura (若櫻)

Tachibana

Fujinagata

mod


01/15/1945




Discontinued on 11 May 1945, scrapped.

5508

Keyaki ()

Matsu

Yokosuka

mod


06/22/1944

09/30/1944

12/15/1944


Survived war

5509

Yamazakura (山櫻)

Tachibana

Fujinagata

mod






Cancelled 1945.

5510

Ashi ()

Tachibana

Yokosuka

mod






Cancelled 26 March 1945.

5511

Tachibana ()

Tachibana

Yokosuka

mod


07/08/1944

10/14/1944

01/20/1945

SUNK

Sunk 14 July 1945

5512

Shinodake (篠竹)

Tachibana

Fujinagata

mod






Cancelled 1945.

5513

Yomogi ()

Tachibana

Yokosuka

mod






Cancelled 1945.

5514

Tsuta ()

Tachibana

Yokosuka

mod


07/31/1944

11/02/1944

02/08/1945


Survived war

5515

Aoi ()

Tachibana

Yokosuka

mod






Cancelled 1945.

5516

Shiraume (白梅)

Tachibana

Fujinagata

mod






Cancelled 1945.

5517

Hagi ()

Tachibana

Yokosuka

mod


09/11/1944

11/27/1944

03/01/1945


Survived war

5518

Kiku ()

Tachibana

Fujinagata

mod






Cancelled 1945.

5519

Kashiwa ()

Tachibana

Yokosuka

mod






Cancelled 1945.

5520

Sumire ()

Tachibana

Yokosuka

mod


10/21/1944

12/27/1944

03/26/1945


Survived war

5521

Kusunoki ()

Tachibana

Yokosuka

mod


11/09/1944

01/08/1945

04/28/1945


Survived war

5522

Hatsuzakura (初櫻)

Tachibana

Yokosuka

mod


12/04/1944

02/10/1945

05/18/1945


Survived war

4801

Kigiku (黄菊)

Tachibana


Circle War






Cancelled March 1945.

4802

Hatsugiku (初菊)

Tachibana


Circle War






Cancelled March 1945.

4803

Akane ()

Tachibana


Circle War






Cancelled March 1945.

4804

Shiragiku (白菊)

Tachibana


Circle War






Cancelled March 1945.

4805

Chigusa (千草?)

Tachibana


Circle War






Cancelled March 1945.

4806

Wakakusa (若草)

Tachibana


Circle War






Cancelled March 1945.

4807

Natsugusa (夏草)

Tachibana


Circle War






Cancelled March 1945.

4808

Akikusa (秋草)

Tachibana


Circle War






Cancelled March 1945.

4809

Nire ()

Tachibana

Maizuru

Circle War


08/14/1944

11/25/1944

01/31/1945


Scrapped April 1948

4810

Nashi ()

Tachibana

Kōbe-Kaw

Circle War


09/01/1944

01/17/1945

03/15/1945

SUNK

Sunk 26 July 1945

4811

Shii ()

Tachibana

Maizuru

Circle War


09/18/1944

01/13/1945

03/13/1945



4812

Enoki ()

Tachibana

Maizuru

Circle War


10/14/1944

01/27/1945

03/31/1945


Sunk 26 June 1945, scrapped 1948

4813

Azusa ()

Tachibana

Yokosuka

Circle War


12/29/1944




Discontinued on 17 April 1945.

4814

Odake (雄竹)

Tachibana

Maizuru

Circle War


11/05/1944

03/10/1945

05/15/1945


Survived war

4815

Hatsuume (初梅)

Tachibana

Maizuru

Circle War


12/08/1944

04/25/1945

06/18/1945


Survived war

4816

Tochi ()

Tachibana

Maizuru

Circle War


01/23/1945




Discontinued on 18 May 1945. Converted to breakwater.

4817

Hishi ()

Tachibana

Maizuru

Circle War


02/10/1945




Discontinued on 17 April 1945.

4818

Susuki ()

Tachibana


Circle War






Cancelled on March 1945.

4819

Nogiku (野菊)

Tachibana


Circle War






Cancelled on March 1945.

4820

Sakaki ()

Tachibana

Yokosuka

Circle War


12/29/1944




Discontinued on 17 April 1945.