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Japan

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Name of Service: Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force
Ship Prefix: JDS
Date Formed: 1952
(Strength) Personnel: 47500
Vessels on World Warships: 234

Active Ships

Name Class Pennant Designation
Kirisame Murasame 104 Destroyer
Kirishima Kongo 174 Guided Missile Destroyer
Kokuryu Soryu 506 Submarine
Kongo Kongo 173 Guided Missile Destroyer
Kumataka Hayabusa 827 Guided Missile Patrol Craft
Kunisaki Osumi 4003 Landing Ship Tank
Kurama Shirane 144 Helicopter Destroyer
Kuroshima Sugashima 692 Coastal Minesweeper
Kuroshio Oyashio 596 Submarine
Makinami Takanami 112 Destroyer
Makishio Oyashio 593 Submarine
Mashu Mashu 425 Replenishment Oiler
Matsuyuki Hatsuyuki 130 Destroyer
Michishio Oyashio 591 Submarine
Miyajima Sugashima 690 Coastal Minesweeper
Mochishio Oyashio 600 Submarine
Murasame Murasame 101 Destroyer
Myoko Kongo 175 Guided Missile Destroyer
Nagashima Uwajima 680 Coastal Minesweeper
Naoshima Sugashima 684 Coastal Minesweeper
Narushio Oyashio 595 Submarine
Noto Yura 4172 Landing Craft Utility
Notojima Sugashima 682 Coastal Minesweeper
Ogishima Hatsushima 666 Coastal Minesweeper

Historic Ships

Name Class Pennant Designation
Mochishio Yushio 574 Submarine
Mochizuki Takatsuki 166 Destroyer
Momi Tacoma 284 Frigate
Murakumo Minegumo 118 Destroyer
Nadashio Yushio 577 Submarine
Nagatsuki Takatsuki 167 Destroyer
Nara Tacoma 282 Frigate
Narushio Uzushio 569 Submarine
Natsugumo Minegumo 117 Destroyer
Natsushio Harushio 584 Submarine
Nire Tacoma 287 Frigate
Ojika Miura 4152 Landing Ship Tank
Okishio Yushio 576 Submarine
Okitsu Takami 646 Coastal Minehunter
Oosumi LST-542 4001 Landing Ship Tank
Oshio Oshio 561 Submarine
Oumi Takami 644 Coastal Minehunter
Oyashio Oyashio 511 Submarine
Sachishio Yushio 582 Submarine
Sagami Sagami 421 Replenishment Oiler
Sakate Takami 643 Coastal Minehunter
Sakura Tacoma 290 Frigate
Satsuma Miura 4153 Landing Ship Tank
Sawakaze Tachikaze 170 Destroyer