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  • JP Akizuki class

    あきづき型護衛艦

    JP Murasame 1958 class
    Destroyer
    ships



    1960    


    This class was designed as antisubmarine groups leaders

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


    Specifications

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    330crew
    2900full load (tn)
    118length (m)
    12beam (m)
    4draught (m)
    32max speed (knots)
    45000power (shp)
    4Naval Engine boilers
    2Naval Engine steam turbines
    3Naval Gun Mark 42 5/54 inch (127mm)
    2Rocket Launcher Hedgehog ASW
    1Rocket Launcher Mk 108 Weapon Alfa ASW mortar
    4Torpedo Launchers Depth charge rack
    4Torpedo Launchers single tube 533 mm

    Aircraft

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        Typical Max
    No Landing platform



    Shipyards

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    JP Mitsubishi Kobe - 1
    JP Mitsubishi Nagasaki - 1


    List of Ships

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    JPJMSDFDD 161JDS Akizuki19601993
    JPJMSDFDD 162JDS 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

    11 units


    Events

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    1958-jul-31Laid downJP DD 161 JDS Akizuki
    1958-aug-15Laid downJP DD 162 JDS Teruzuki
    1959-jun-24LaunchedJP DD 162 JDS Teruzuki
    1959-jun-26LaunchedJP DD 161 JDS Akizuki
    1960-feb-13CommissionedJP DD 161 JDS Akizuki
    1960-feb-29CommissionedJP DD 162 JDS Teruzuki
    1985Fate: transferedJP DD 161 JDS Akizuki as ASU 7010
    1986Fate: transferedJP DD 162 JDS Teruzuki as ASU 7012
    1987-jul-1Fate: transferedJP DD 162 JDS Teruzuki as TV 3504
    1993-sep-27DecommissionedJP DD 162 JDS Teruzuki
    1993-dec-7DecommissionedJP DD 161 JDS Akizuki






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