Tachibana Class



Information on this class has been compiled by Jeff Donahoo

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Standard Displacement: 1,289 tons
Complement: 210

Length: 328’-1"
Beam: 30’8”
Draught: 11’

Armament:
3-5”/40cal
24-25mm
4-24” torpedo tubes

Machinery:2 shaft Kanpon turbines
Boilers: 2 Kanpon
S.H.P.: 19,000=27.8 knots
Oil: 395 tons
Radius: 4,680 miles @ 16 knots

Name Builder Laid Down Launched Completed Fate
Enoki Maizuru 10/14/44 1/27/45 3/31/45 sunk, 6/26/45
Hagi Yokosuka DY 9/11/44 11/27/44 3/1/45 scrapped, 1947
Hatsuzakura Yokosuka DY 12/4/44 2/10/45 5/28/45 USSR, 1947
Kaba Fujinagata 10/15/44 2/27/45 5/29/45 scrapped, 1948
Kaki Yokosuka DY 10/5/44 12/11/44 3/5/45 scrapped, 1947
Kunosaki Yokosuka DY 11/9/44 1/18/45 4/28/45 scrapped, 1947
Nashi Kawasaki, Kobe 9/1/44 1/17/45 3/15/45 sunk, 7/28/45, raised scrapped 1970
Nire Maizuru 8/14/44 11/25/44 1/31/45 scrapped, 1947
Odake Maizuru 11/5/44 3/10/45 5/15/45 scrapped, 1947
Shii Maizuru 9/18/44 1/13/45 3/13/45 USSR, 1947
Sumire Yokosuka DY 10/21/44 12/27/44 3/26/45 target, 1947
Tachibana Yokosuka DY 7/8/44 10/14/44 1/20/45 sunk, 7/14/45
Tsuta Yokosuka DY 7/31/44 11/2/44 2/8/45

China, 1947



HATSUYUME GROUP 2
Name Builder Laid Down Launched Completed Fate
Azusa Yokosuka 12/29/44 --------- -------- cancelled 4/45
Hatsuyume Maizuru 2/10/45 4/25/45 6/18/45 China, 1947
Hishi Maizuru 2/10/45 ---------- --------- cancelled, 5/45
Katsura Fujinagata 1945 6/23/45 --------- cancelled, 8/45
Kuzu Yokosuka 3/2/45 ---------- --------- cancelled, 3/45
Sakaki Yokosuka 12/29/44 --------- --------- cancelled, 3/45
Tochi ---------- 1945 5/28/45 -------- cancelled, 8/45
Wakazakura Fujinagata 1/15/45 ---------- --------

cancelled, 5/45


Note: Nashi was raised in 1955 and re-commissioned as Wakaba. She was the only warship to serve in the IJN and the JMSDF

Names:
Enoki –Chinese Nettle Tree
Azura-Indian Bean Catalpa
Hagi –Bush Clover
Hatsuyume-First Bow
Hatsuzakura –First Cherry Blossoms
Hishi –Water Caltrops
Kaba –Birch Tree
Katsura –Maple Tree
Kaki – Persimmon Tree
Kuzu –Arrow Root
Kunosaki –Camphor Tree
Sakaki – “Cleyera japonica
Nashi – Pear Tree
Tochi – Horse Chestnut
Nire –Elm Tree
Wakazakura –Young Cherry Tree
Odake -Bamboo
Shii –“Quercus cuspidata”
Sumire –a type of violet
Tachibana –Orange Tree
Tsuta- a type of Ivy