Japanese destroyer Nowaki


Japanese destroyer Nowaki

. Later, she removed survivors from the cruiser warship|Japanese cruiser|Chikuma|1938|2 and scuttled her with torpedoes. After being crippled by gunfire from U.S. cruisers on 26 October, she was finished off by torpedoes from USS|Owen|DD-536|6, 65 miles (120 km) south-southeast of Legaspi (coord|13|0|N|124|54|E).

Commanding Officers

* Chief Equipping Officer - Cmdr. Magatarou Koga - 15 November 1940 - 28 April 1941
* Cmdr. Magatarou Koga - 28 April 1941 - 10 April 1943
* Lt. Cmdr. Masaomi Araki - 10 April 1943 - 3 July 1943
* Cmdr. Takeo Kanda - 3 July 1943 - 25 December 1943
* Cmdr. / Capt. / RADM* Setsuji Moriya - 25 December 1943 - 26 October 1944 (KIA; Promoted to Captain on 15 October 1944; posthumous promotion to Rear Admiral.)

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/nowaki_t.htm CombinedFleet.com: "Nowaki" history]


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