Japanese destroyer Wakatsuki

Japanese destroyer Wakatsuki

"Wakatsuki" was a "Akizuki"-class destroyer of the Imperial Japanese Navy. Her name means "(another name of) Crescent".

"Wakatsuki" participated in rescuing sailors from two of the aircraft carriers that participated in the attack on Pearl Harbor: ).

Commanding Officers

* Chief Equipping Officer - Cmdr. Yasuatsu Suzuki - 1 May 1943 - 31 May 1943
* Cmdr. / Capt. / RADM* Yasuatsu Suzuki - 31 May 1943 - 11 November 1944 (KIA; promoted to Captain on 1 May 1944; posthumous promotion to Rear Admiral.)

See also

* List of World War II ships

External links

* [http://www.combinedfleet.com/akizuk_c.htm CombinedFleet.com: "Akizuki"-class destroyers]
* [http://www.combinedfleet.com/wakats_t.htm CombinedFleet.com: "Wakatsuki" history]

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