- Japanese destroyer Hakaze
"Hakaze" ( "Wind from a Wing Stroke", "Following Wind", or "Wind Dancing in Branches") [ cite web
title= Japanese Warship Names
accessdate= 2008-05-23 ] was a "Minekaze"-class
destroyer, built for the Imperial Japanese Navyimmediately following World War I. Advanced for their time, these ships served as first-line destroyers throughout the 1920s and 1930s until gradually replaced by newer types.
In 1942 "Sawakaze" performed patrol and
convoyescort duties in the southwest Pacific. On 23 January 1943, escorting seaplane tender"Akitsushima" from Kavieng, New Ireland, "Hakaze" was torpedoed and sunk by USS "Guardfish" (SS-217) 15 miles southwest of Kavieng (coord|02|47|S|150|38|E |region:PG-NIK |display=title,inline).
title= IJN Hakaze: Tabular Record of Movement
last= Nevitt | first= Allyn D.
year= 1997 |month= | work= Long Lancers | publisher= Combinedfleet.com
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