Hatsuharu class 1st class destroyers



Hatsuharu (as completed)

Hatsuharu (after modification)

(Hatsuharu, Nenohi as completed)
Displacement1490t standard, 1650t trial, 1802t full load
Length103.5m pp, 105.5m wl, 109.5m oa
Width10.0m
Draught3.03m
Machinery2-shaft geared turbine, 3 boilers, 42,000shp
Fueloil 500t
Speed36.5kt
Armament5-12.7cm/50cal DP gun (2x2, 1x1), 2-13.2mm AA, 9-61cm TT (3x3), 14 DCs
Complement200
(after modification)
Displacement1715t standard, 2066t trial
Speed33.3kt
Armament5-12.7cm/50cal DP gun (2x2, 1x1), 2-13.2mm AA, 6-61cm TT (3x2), 14 DCs



Name Plan Builder Laid down Launch Complete
HatsuharuFY1931Sasebo NYd1931. 5.141933. 2.271933. 9.30DD11944.11.13 sunk
(air attack, Manila bay)
[14.35N, 120.50E]
1945. 1.10 disc
NenohiFY1931Uraga dock1931.12.151932.12.221933. 9.30DD11942. 7. 4 sunk
(torpedoed, near Attu I.)
[52.15N, 173.51E]
1942. 7.31 disc
HatsushimoFY1931Uraga dock1933. 1.311933.11. 41934. 9.27DD11945. 7.30 wrecked
(mined, Miyazu bay)
[35.33N, 135.12E]
1945. 9.30 disc
1948-1949 BU
WakabaFY1931Sasebo NYd1931.12.121934. 3.181934.10.31DD11944.10.24 sunk
(air attack, W of Panay)
[11.50N, 121.25E]
1944.12.10 disc
YugureFY1931Maizuru NYd1933. 4. 91934. 5. 61935. 3.30DD11943. 7.20 sunk
(air attack, Central Solomons)
[07.25S, 156.45E]
1943.10.15 disc
AriakeFY1931Kawasaki, Kobe1933. 1.141934. 9.231935. 3.25DD11943. 7.28 sunk
(air attack, Central Solomons)
[05.27S, 148.25E]
1943.10.15 disc



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