Month – March 2018

Imperial Japanese Navy Akizuki class destroyer

Akizuki-class destroyer from the Imperial Japanese Navy Destroyer Akizuki (Akizuki-class) during a trial, 17th May 1942.

Imperial Japanese Navy Akizuki class destroyer (1941-44)     From 1942, the Akizuki-class destroyers were one of the leading classes of new destroyers of the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) The IJN called them Type-B Destroyer from their plan name. They were designed to fight smaller ships, aircraft and submarines. The Akizuki-clas involved 7 vessels under project F51. In addition, the Fuyutsuki subclass were originally going […]