Japanese destroyer Samidare


Japanese destroyer Samidare

, . The destroyer broke in two with the stern-section sinking, and the bow-section later destroyed by the Japanese.

Commanding Officers

* Chief Equipping Officer - Lt. Cmdr. Mutsuji Arichika - 12 November 1936—29 January 1937
* Lt. Cmdr. Rokuji Ukon - 29 January 1937—1 December 1937
* Lt. Cmdr. Yasumasa Watanabe - 1 December 1937—15 December 1938
* Lt. Cmdr. Tokuma Abe - 15 December 1938—15 November 1939
* Lt. Cmdr. / Cmdr. Takisaburo Matsubara (Promoted while in command) - 15 November 1939—13 October 1942
* Lt. Cmdr. / Cmdr. Noboru Nakamura (Promoted 1 November 1942) - 13 October 1942—13 August 1943
* Lt. Cmdr. Yoshirou Sugihara - 13 August 1943—27 January 1944
* Lt. Cmdr. Tokuta Nishimura - 27 January 1944—2 July 1944
* Lt. Cmdr. Yasunosuke Okuma - 2 July 1944—25 August 1944

See also

* List of World War II ships
* List of ships of the Japanese Navy

External links

* [http://www.combinedfleet.com/shirat_c.htm CombinedFleet.com: "Shiratsuyu"-class destroyers]
* [http://www.combinedfleet.com/samida_t.htm CombinedFleet.com: "Samidare" history]


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