Japanese destroyer Hibiki


Japanese destroyer Hibiki

The "Hibiki" was an sclass|Akatsuki|destroyer of the Imperial Japanese Navy. She participated in many of the major naval battles of the Pacific War, and was the only ship of her class to survive the war. She was given to the USSR post-war and renamed "Pritky", serving until being scrapped in 1963.

Commanding officers

* Chief Equipping Officer - Lt. Cmdr. / Cmdr. Matsuro Eguchi - 15 November 1932 - 30 January 1933 (Promoted to Commander on 1 December 1932.)
* Cmdr. Matsuro Eguchi - 30 January 1933 - 1 August 1934
* Cmdr. Heitaro Edo - 1 August 1934 - 21 November 1935
* Cmdr. Masami Ban - 21 November 1935 - 1 December 1936
* Lt. Cmdr. Yoshio Inoue - 1 December 1936 - 13 July 1937
* Lt. Cmdr. Katsuo Shiba - 13 July 1937 - 1 December 1937
* Lt. Cmdr. Sadaichi Mizuhata - 1 December 1937 - 1 December 1938
* Lt. Cmdr. Jiro Okamoto - 1 December 1938 - 15 October 1939
* Lt. Cmdr. Michio Oka - 15 October 1939 - 15 October 1940
* Lt. Cmdr. Toshikazu Hayashi - 15 October 1940 - 25 September 1941
* Lt. Cmdr. Hagumu Ishii - 25 September 1941 - 13 August 1942
* Lt. Cmdr. Shunsaku Kudō - 13 August 1942 - 10 December 1942
* Lt. Cmdr. Takeugi Mori - 10 December 1942 - 25 November 1943
* Cmdr. Eikichi Fukushima - 25 November 1943 - 18 July 1945
* Lt. Cmdr. Hajime Sonozuki - 18 July 1945 - 15 August 1945

References

* [http://www.combinedfleet.com/hibiki_t.htm Long Lancers: IJN "Hibiki": Tabular Record of Movement]
* [http://homepage2.nifty.com/nishidah/e/stc0424.htm Materials of IJN: Akatsuki Class]
* [http://www.warshipsww2.eu/shipsplus.php?language=E&period=&id=61112 Warships of World War II: "Hibiki]


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