Akatsuki class destroyer

Akatsuki class destroyer

The Imperial Japanese Navy "Akatsuki" class of destroyers (暁型) consisted of four "special-type" destroyers, all built in Sasebo, Japan and completed in 1932. Only one of the four ships survived World War II, to be sold to the USSR (as the "Pritky") and scrapped in 1963 [http://www.battleships-cruisers.co.uk/japanese_destroyers.htm] .


* "Akatsuki"
* "Hibiki", later the Soviet "Pritky"
* "Ikazuchi"
* "Inazuma"


External links

* [http://www.history.navy.mil/photos/sh-fornv/japan/japsh-a/akatsuk3.htm US Navy page on the "Akatsuki"]

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