JP Harukaze class




Destroyer Harukaze class

Also known as Type A was the first indigenous post World War II Japanese destroyer class.

Derivatives / Succeeded by
1958 JP Ayanami class
1958         JP Murasame 1958 class
1960                 JP Akizuki class
1966                         JP Yamagumo class
1967                                 JP Minegumo class


2340full load (tn)
106length (m)
10.50beam (m)
3.70draught (m)
6000range (nm)
30max speed (knots)
30000power (shp)

2Naval Engine boilers
2Naval Engine steam turbines

3Naval Gun Mark 12 5/38 inch (127 mm)
4Naval Gun twin 40 mm
2Rocket Launcher Hedgehog ASW
1Torpedo Launchers Depth charge rack

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Typical Max
No Landing platform


JP Mitsubishi Kobe - 1
JP Mitsubishi Nagasaki - 1

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19561985JPJMSDFDD 101JDS Harukaze
19561985JPJMSDFDD 102JDS Yukikaze
19581986JPJMSDFDDK 103Ayanami class JDS Ayanami
19581987JPJMSDFDDK 104Ayanami class JDS Isonami
19581986JPJMSDFDDK 105Ayanami class JDS Uranami
19581987JPJMSDFDDK 106Ayanami class JDS Shikinami
19591988JPJMSDFDDA 107Murasame 1958 class JDS Murasame
19591987JPJMSDFDDA 108Murasame 1958 class JDS Yudachi
19591989JPJMSDFDDA 109Murasame 1958 class JDS Harusame
19601989JPJMSDFDDK 110Ayanami class JDS Takanami
19601990JPJMSDFDDK 111Ayanami class JDS Onami
19601990JPJMSDFDDK 112Ayanami class JDS Makinami
19601993JPJMSDFDD 161Akizuki class JDS Akizuki
19601993JPJMSDFDD 162Akizuki class JDS Teruzuki
19661995JPJMSDFDDK 113Yamagumo class JDS Yamagumo
19661995JPJMSDFDDK 114Yamagumo class JDS Makigumo
19671998JPJMSDFDDK 115Yamagumo class JDS Asagumo
19681999JPJMSDFDD 116Minegumo class JDS Minegumo
19691999JPJMSDFDD 117Minegumo class JDS Natsugumo
19702000JPJMSDFDD 118Minegumo class JDS Murakumo
19722003JPJMSDFDDK 119Yamagumo class JDS Aokumo
19742005JPJMSDFDDK 120Yamagumo class JDS Akigumo
19782005JPJMSDFDDK 121Yamagumo class JDS Yuugumo

23 units


1954-oct-17Laid downLaid down JP DD 102 JDS Yukikaze
1954-dec-15Laid downLaid down JP DD 101 JDS Harukaze
1955-aug-20LaunchedLaunched JP DD 102 JDS Yukikaze
1955-sep-20LaunchedLaunched JP DD 101 JDS Harukaze
1956-apr-26CommissionedCommissioned JP DD 101 JDS Harukaze
1956-jul-31CommissionedCommissioned JP DD 102 JDS Yukikaze
1981-mar-27Fate: transferedFate: transfered JP DD 101 JDS Harukaze as ASU 7002
1981-mar-27Fate: transferedFate: transfered JP DD 102 JDS Yukikaze as ASU 7003
1985DecommissionedDecommissioned JP DD 101 JDS Harukaze
1985DecommissionedDecommissioned JP DD 102 JDS Yukikaze

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