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  • JP Murasame 1958 class

    むらさめ型護衛艦 (初代)

    JP Ayanami class


    Antisubmarine ships but with anti ship improved weaponry as well. The 5/54 inch guns used in this class were removed from the Midway aircraft carriers. Later redesignated as DDs

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


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    1840light (tn)
    110length (m)
    11beam (m)
    3.70draught (m)
    32max speed (knots)
    35000power (shp)
    2Naval Engine boilers
    2Naval Engine steam turbines
    3Naval Gun Mark 39 5/54 inch (127mm)
    1Rocket Launcher Hedgehog ASW
    1Torpedo Launchers Depth charge rack
    2Torpedo Launchers single tube 533 mm


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        Typical Max
    No Landing platform


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    JP Ishikawajima Shipyard (IHI) - Isogo1
    JP Mitsubishi Nagasaki - 1
    JP Sumitomo Uraga - Uraga1

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    JPJMSDFDDA 107JDS Murasame19591988
    JPJMSDFDDA 108JDS Yudachi19591987
    JPJMSDFDDA 109JDS Harusame19591989
    JPJMSDFDD 161Akizuki class JDS Akizuki19601993
    JPJMSDFDD 162Akizuki class JDS Teruzuki19601993
    JPJMSDFDDK 113Yamagumo class JDS Yamagumo19661995
    JPJMSDFDDK 114Yamagumo class JDS Makigumo19661995
    JPJMSDFDDK 115Yamagumo class JDS Asagumo19671998
    JPJMSDFDD 116Minegumo class JDS Minegumo19681999
    JPJMSDFDD 117Minegumo class JDS Natsugumo19691999
    JPJMSDFDD 118Minegumo class JDS Murakumo19702000
    JPJMSDFDDK 119Yamagumo class JDS Aokumo19722003
    JPJMSDFDDK 120Yamagumo class JDS Akigumo19742005
    JPJMSDFDDK 121Yamagumo class JDS Yuugumo19782005

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    1957-dec-16Laid downJP DDA 107 JDS Murasame
    1957-dec-16Laid downJP DDA 108 JDS Yudachi
    1958-jun-17Laid downJP DDA 109 JDS Harusame
    1958-jul-31LaunchedJP DDA 107 JDS Murasame
    1958-jul-31LaunchedJP DDA 108 JDS Yudachi
    1959-mar-16CommissionedJP DDA 108 JDS Yudachi
    1959-mar-31CommissionedJP DDA 107 JDS Murasame
    1959-jun-18LaunchedJP DDA 109 JDS Harusame
    1959-dec-15CommissionedJP DDA 109 JDS Harusame
    1984Fate: transferedJP DDA 107 JDS Murasame as ASU 7006
    1984Fate: transferedJP DDA 108 JDS Yudachi as ASU 7007
    1985Fate: transferedJP DDA 109 JDS Harusame as ASU 7008
    1987DecommissionedJP DDA 108 JDS Yudachi
    1988-mar-23DecommissionedJP DDA 107 JDS Murasame
    1989-mayDecommissionedJP DDA 109 JDS Harusame

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