Japanese destroyer Maikaze


Japanese destroyer Maikaze

"Maikaze" , and the auxiliary cruiser "Akagi Maru" were sunk by gunfire from the cruisers USS|Minneapolis|CA-36|6 and USS|New Orleans|CA-32|6 40 miles (75 km) northwest of Truk (coord|07|45|N|151|20|E). The ship went down with loss of all hands.

Commanding Officers

* Chief Equipping Officer - Cmdr. Seiji Nakasugi - 10 April 1941 - 15 July 1941
* Cmdr. Seiji Nakasugi - 15 July 1941 - 22 June 1943
* Lt. Cmdr. Tsutomu Hagio - 22 June 1943 - 17 February 1944 (KIA)

See also

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

External links

* [http://www.combinedfleet.com/kagero_c.htm CombinedFleet.com: "Kagero"-class destroyers]
* [http://www.combinedfleet.com/maikaz_t.htm CombinedFleet.com: "Maikaze" history]


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