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|1||18 Jul 1894||[[Vice Admiral (Japanese Navy)|Vice Admiral]]||[[Ito Sukeyuki]]||||CinC, [[Readiness Fleet (Japanese Navy)|Readiness Fleet]]||[[Chief, Naval General Staff (Japanese Navy)|Chief, Naval General Staff]]||
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|1||18 Jul 1894||[[Vice Admiral (Japanese Navy)|VADM]]||[[Ito Sukeyuki]]||||CinC, [[Readiness Fleet (Japanese Navy)|Readiness Fleet]]||[[Chief, Naval General Staff (Japanese Navy)|Chief, Naval General Staff]]||
 
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|2||11 May 1895||[[Vice Admiral (Japanese Navy)|Vice Admiral]]||[[Arichi Shinanojo]]||||CinC, [[Kure Naval District (Japanese Navy)|Kure District]]||Waiting appointment||16 Nov 1895 disbanded
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|2||11 May 1895||[[Vice Admiral (Japanese Navy)|VADM]]||[[Arichi Shinanojo]]||||CinC, [[Kure Naval District (Japanese Navy)|Kure District]]||Waiting appointment||16 Nov 1895 disbanded
 
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|3||28 Dec 1903||[[Vice Admiral (Japanese Navy)|Vice Admiral]]||[[Togo Heihachiro]]||||CinC, [[Readiness Fleet (Japanese Navy)|Readiness Fleet]]||[[Chief, Naval General Staff (Japanese Navy)|Chief, Naval General Staff]]||6 Jun 1904 [[Admiral (Japanese Navy)|Admiral]]<br>20 Dec 1905 disbanded
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|3||28 Dec 1903||[[Vice Admiral (Japanese Navy)|VADM]]||[[Togo Heihachiro]]||||CinC, [[Readiness Fleet (Japanese Navy)|Readiness Fleet]]||[[Chief, Naval General Staff (Japanese Navy)|Chief, Naval General Staff]]||6 Jun 1904 [[Admiral (Japanese Navy)|ADM]]<br>20 Dec 1905 disbanded
 
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|4||8 Oct 1908||[[Vice Admiral (Japanese Navy)|Vice Admiral]]||[[Ijuin Goro]]||||CinC, [[First Fleet (Japanese Navy)|First Fleet]]||CinC, [[First Fleet (Japanese Navy)|First Fleet]]||20 Nov 1908 disbanded
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|4||8 Oct 1908||[[Vice Admiral (Japanese Navy)|VADM]]||[[Ijuin Goro]]||||CinC, [[First Fleet (Japanese Navy)|First Fleet]]||CinC, [[First Fleet (Japanese Navy)|First Fleet]]||20 Nov 1908 disbanded
 
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|5||11 Nov 1915||[[Vice Admiral (Japanese Navy)|Vice Admiral]]||[[Yoshimatsu Motaro]]||[[7th class of Naval Academy (Japanese Navy)|7th class, NA]]||CinC, [[First Fleet (Japanese Navy)|First Fleet]]||CinC, [[First Fleet (Japanese Navy)|First Fleet]]||13 Dec 1915 disbanded
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|5||11 Nov 1915||[[Vice Admiral (Japanese Navy)|VADM]]||[[Yoshimatsu Motaro]]||[[7th class of Naval Academy (Japanese Navy)|7th class, NA]]||CinC, [[First Fleet (Japanese Navy)|First Fleet]]||CinC, [[First Fleet (Japanese Navy)|First Fleet]]||13 Dec 1915 disbanded
 
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|5||1 Sept 1916||[[Vice Admiral (Japanese Navy)|Vice Admiral]]||[[Yoshimatsu Motaro]]||[[7th class of Naval Academy (Japanese Navy)|7th class, NA]]||CinC, [[First Fleet (Japanese Navy)|First Fleet]]||CinC, [[First Fleet (Japanese Navy)|First Fleet]]||14 Oct 1916 disbanded
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|5||1 Sept 1916||[[Vice Admiral (Japanese Navy)|VADM]]||[[Yoshimatsu Motaro]]||[[7th class of Naval Academy (Japanese Navy)|7th class, NA]]||CinC, [[First Fleet (Japanese Navy)|First Fleet]]||CinC, [[First Fleet (Japanese Navy)|First Fleet]]||14 Oct 1916 disbanded
 
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|5||1 Oct 1917||[[Admiral (Japanese Navy)|Admiral]]||[[Yoshimatsu Motaro]]||[[7th class of Naval Academy (Japanese Navy)|7th class, NA]]||CinC, [[First Fleet (Japanese Navy)|First Fleet]]||CinC, [[First Fleet (Japanese Navy)|First Fleet]]||22 Oct 1917 disbanded
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|5||1 Oct 1917||[[Admiral (Japanese Navy)|ADM]]||[[Yoshimatsu Motaro]]||[[7th class of Naval Academy (Japanese Navy)|7th class, NA]]||CinC, [[First Fleet (Japanese Navy)|First Fleet]]||CinC, [[First Fleet (Japanese Navy)|First Fleet]]||22 Oct 1917 disbanded
 
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|6||1 Sept 1918||[[Admiral (Japanese Navy)|Admiral]]||[[Yamashita Gentaro]]||[[10th class of Naval Academy (Japanese Navy)|10th class, NA]]||CinC, [[First Fleet (Japanese Navy)|First Fleet]]||CinC, [[First Fleet (Japanese Navy)|First Fleet]]||15 Oct 1918 disbanded
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|6||1 Sept 1918||[[Admiral (Japanese Navy)|ADM]]||[[Yamashita Gentaro]]||[[10th class of Naval Academy (Japanese Navy)|10th class, NA]]||CinC, [[First Fleet (Japanese Navy)|First Fleet]]||CinC, [[First Fleet (Japanese Navy)|First Fleet]]||15 Oct 1918 disbanded
 
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|6||1 Jun 1919||[[Admiral (Japanese Navy)|Admiral]]||[[Yamashita Gentaro]]||[[10th class of Naval Academy (Japanese Navy)|10th class, NA]]||CinC, [[First Fleet (Japanese Navy)|First Fleet]]||CinC, [[First Fleet (Japanese Navy)|First Fleet]]||28 Oct 1919 disbanded
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|6||1 Jun 1919||[[Admiral (Japanese Navy)|ADM]]||[[Yamashita Gentaro]]||[[10th class of Naval Academy (Japanese Navy)|10th class, NA]]||CinC, [[First Fleet (Japanese Navy)|First Fleet]]||CinC, [[First Fleet (Japanese Navy)|First Fleet]]||28 Oct 1919 disbanded
 
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|7||1 May 1920||[[Admiral (Japanese Navy)|Admiral]]||[[Yamaya Tanin]]||[[12th class of Naval Academy (Japanese Navy)|12th class, NA]]||CinC, [[First Fleet (Japanese Navy)|First Fleet]]||CinC, [[Yokosuka Naval District (Japanese Navy)|Yokosuka District]]||
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|7||1 May 1920||[[Admiral (Japanese Navy)|ADM]]||[[Yamaya Tanin]]||[[12th class of Naval Academy (Japanese Navy)|12th class, NA]]||CinC, [[First Fleet (Japanese Navy)|First Fleet]]||CinC, [[Yokosuka Naval District (Japanese Navy)|Yokosuka District]]||
 
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|8||24 Aug 1920||[[Admiral (Japanese Navy)|Admiral]]||[[Tochinai Sojiro]]||[[13th class of Naval Academy (Japanese Navy)|13th class, NA]]
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|8||24 Aug 1920||[[Admiral (Japanese Navy)|ADM]]||[[Tochinai Sojiro]]||[[13th class of Naval Academy (Japanese Navy)|13th class, NA]]
 
||[[Vice Minister of Navy (Japan)|Vice Minister of Navy]]||CinC, [[First Fleet (Japanese Navy)|First Fleet]]||31 Oct 1920 disbanded
 
||[[Vice Minister of Navy (Japan)|Vice Minister of Navy]]||CinC, [[First Fleet (Japanese Navy)|First Fleet]]||31 Oct 1920 disbanded
 
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|8||1 May 1921||[[Admiral (Japanese Navy)|Admiral]]||[[Tochinai Sojiro]]||[[13th class of Naval Academy (Japanese Navy)|13th class, NA]]||CinC, [[First Fleet (Japanese Navy)|First Fleet]]||CinC, [[First Fleet (Japanese Navy)|First Fleet]]||31 Oct 1921 disbanded
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|8||1 May 1921||[[Admiral (Japanese Navy)|ADM]]||[[Tochinai Sojiro]]||[[13th class of Naval Academy (Japanese Navy)|13th class, NA]]||CinC, [[First Fleet (Japanese Navy)|First Fleet]]||CinC, [[First Fleet (Japanese Navy)|First Fleet]]||31 Oct 1921 disbanded
 
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|9||1 Dec 1922||[[Vice Admiral (Japanese Navy)|Vice Admiral]]||[[Takeshita Isamu]]||[[15th class of Naval Academy (Japanese Navy)|15th class, NA]]||CinC, [[First Fleet (Japanese Navy)|First Fleet]]||CinC, [[Kure Naval District (Japanese Navy)|Kure District]]||3 Aug 1923 [[Admiral (Japanese Navy)|Admiral]]
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|9||1 Dec 1922||[[Vice Admiral (Japanese Navy)|VADM]]||[[Takeshita Isamu]]||[[15th class of Naval Academy (Japanese Navy)|15th class, NA]]||CinC, [[First Fleet (Japanese Navy)|First Fleet]]||CinC, [[Kure Naval District (Japanese Navy)|Kure District]]||3 Aug 1923 [[Admiral (Japanese Navy)|ADM]]
 
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|10||27 Jan 1924||[[Admiral (Japanese Navy)|Admiral]]||[[Suzuki Kantaro]]||[[14th class of Naval Academy (Japanese Navy)|14th class, NA]]||CinC, [[Kure Naval District (Japanese Navy)|Kure District]]||[[Military Councillor (Japan)|Military Councillor]]||
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|10||27 Jan 1924||[[Admiral (Japanese Navy)|ADM]]||[[Suzuki Kantaro]]||[[14th class of Naval Academy (Japanese Navy)|14th class, NA]]||CinC, [[Kure Naval District (Japanese Navy)|Kure District]]||[[Military Councillor (Japan)|Military Councillor]]||
 
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|11||1 Dec 1924||[[Admiral (Japanese Navy)|Admiral]]||[[Okada Keisuke]]||[[15th class of Naval Academy (Japanese Navy)|15th class, NA]]||[[Military Councillor (Japan)|Military Councillor]]||CinC, [[Yokosuka Naval District (Japanese Navy)|Yokosuka District]]||
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|11||1 Dec 1924||[[Admiral (Japanese Navy)|ADM]]||[[Okada Keisuke]]||[[15th class of Naval Academy (Japanese Navy)|15th class, NA]]||[[Military Councillor (Japan)|Military Councillor]]||CinC, [[Yokosuka Naval District (Japanese Navy)|Yokosuka District]]||
 
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|12||10 Dec 1926||[[Vice Admiral (Japanese Navy)|Vice Admiral]]||[[Kato Hiroharu]]||[[18th class of Naval Academy (Japanese Navy)|18th class, NA]]||CinC, [[Yokosuka Naval District (Japanese Navy)|Yokosuka District]]||[[Military Councillor (Japan)|Military Councillor]]||1 Apr 1927 [[Admiral (Japanese Navy)|Admiral]]
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|12||10 Dec 1926||[[Vice Admiral (Japanese Navy)|VADM]]||[[Kato Hiroharu]]||[[18th class of Naval Academy (Japanese Navy)|18th class, NA]]||CinC, [[Yokosuka Naval District (Japanese Navy)|Yokosuka District]]||[[Military Councillor (Japan)|Military Councillor]]||1 Apr 1927 [[Admiral (Japanese Navy)|ADM]]
 
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|13||10 Dec 1928||[[Admiral (Japanese Navy)|Admiral]]||[[Taniguchi Naomi]]||[[19th class of Naval Academy (Japanese Navy)|19th class, NA]]||CinC, [[Kure Naval District (Japanese Navy)|Kure District]]||CinC, [[Kure Naval District (Japanese Navy)|Kure District]]||
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|13||10 Dec 1928||[[Admiral (Japanese Navy)|ADM]]||[[Taniguchi Naomi]]||[[19th class of Naval Academy (Japanese Navy)|19th class, NA]]||CinC, [[Kure Naval District (Japanese Navy)|Kure District]]||CinC, [[Kure Naval District (Japanese Navy)|Kure District]]||
 
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|14||11 Nov 1929||[[Vice Admiral (Japanese Navy)|Vice Admiral]]||[[Yamamoto Eisuke]]||[[24th class of Naval Academy (Japanese Navy)|24th class, NA]]||CinC, [[Yokosuka Naval District (Japanese Navy)|Yokosuka District]]||[[Military Councillor (Japan)|Military Councillor]]||1 Apr 1931 [[Admiral (Japanese Navy)|Admiral]]
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|14||11 Nov 1929||[[Vice Admiral (Japanese Navy)|VADM]]||[[Yamamoto Eisuke]]||[[24th class of Naval Academy (Japanese Navy)|24th class, NA]]||CinC, [[Yokosuka Naval District (Japanese Navy)|Yokosuka District]]||[[Military Councillor (Japan)|Military Councillor]]||1 Apr 1931 [[Admiral (Japanese Navy)|ADM]]
 
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|15||1 Dec 1931||[[Vice Admiral (Japanese Navy)|Vice Admiral]]||[[Kobayashi Seizo]]||[[26th class of Naval Academy (Japanese Navy)|26th class, NA]]||[[Vice Minister of Navy (Japan)|Vice Minister of Navy]]||[[Military Councillor (Japan)|Military Councillor]]||1 Mar 1933 [[Admiral (Japanese Navy)|Admiral]]
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|15||1 Dec 1931||[[Vice Admiral (Japanese Navy)|VADM]]||[[Kobayashi Seizo]]||[[26th class of Naval Academy (Japanese Navy)|26th class, NA]]||[[Vice Minister of Navy (Japan)|Vice Minister of Navy]]||[[Military Councillor (Japan)|Military Councillor]]||1 Mar 1933 [[Admiral (Japanese Navy)|ADM]]
 
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|16||15 Nov 1933||[[Vice Admiral (Japanese Navy)|Vice Admiral]]||[[Suetsugu Nobumasa]]||[[27th class of Naval Academy (Japanese Navy)|27th class, NA]]||CinC, [[Second Fleet (Japanese Navy)|Second Fleet]]||CinC, [[Yokosuka Naval District (Japanese Navy)|Yokosuka District]]||1 Mar 1934 [[Admiral (Japanese Navy)|Admiral]]
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|16||15 Nov 1933||[[Vice Admiral (Japanese Navy)|VADM]]||[[Suetsugu Nobumasa]]||[[27th class of Naval Academy (Japanese Navy)|27th class, NA]]||CinC, [[Second Fleet (Japanese Navy)|Second Fleet]]||CinC, [[Yokosuka Naval District (Japanese Navy)|Yokosuka District]]||1 Mar 1934 [[Admiral (Japanese Navy)|ADM]]
 
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|17||15 Nov 1934||[[Vice Admiral (Japanese Navy)|Vice Admiral]]||[[Takahashi Sankichi]]||[[29th class of Naval Academy (Japanese Navy)|29th class, NA]]||CinC, [[Second Fleet (Japanese Navy)|Second Fleet]]||[[Military Councillor (Japan)|Military Councillor]]||1 Apr 1936 [[Admiral (Japanese Navy)|Admiral]]
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|17||15 Nov 1934||[[Vice Admiral (Japanese Navy)|VADM]]||[[Takahashi Sankichi]]||[[29th class of Naval Academy (Japanese Navy)|29th class, NA]]||CinC, [[Second Fleet (Japanese Navy)|Second Fleet]]||[[Military Councillor (Japan)|Military Councillor]]||1 Apr 1936 [[Admiral (Japanese Navy)|ADM]]
 
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|18||1 Dec 1936||[[Vice Admiral (Japanese Navy)|Vice Admiral]]||[[Yonai Mitsumasa]]||[[29th class of Naval Academy (Japanese Navy)|29th class, NA]]||CinC, [[Yokosuka Naval District (Japanese Navy)|Yokosuka District]]||[[Minister of Navy (Japan)|Minister of Navy]]||
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|18||1 Dec 1936||[[Vice Admiral (Japanese Navy)|VADM]]||[[Yonai Mitsumasa]]||[[29th class of Naval Academy (Japanese Navy)|29th class, NA]]||CinC, [[Yokosuka Naval District (Japanese Navy)|Yokosuka District]]||[[Minister of Navy (Japan)|Minister of Navy]]||
 
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|19||2 Feb 1937||[[Admiral (Japanese Navy)|Admiral]]||[[Nagano Osami]]||[[28th class of Naval Academy (Japanese Navy)|28th class, NA]]||[[Minister of Navy (Japan)|Minister of Navy]]||[[Military Councillor (Japan)|Military Councillor]]||
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|19||2 Feb 1937||[[Admiral (Japanese Navy)|ADM]]||[[Nagano Osami]]||[[28th class of Naval Academy (Japanese Navy)|28th class, NA]]||[[Minister of Navy (Japan)|Minister of Navy]]||[[Military Councillor (Japan)|Military Councillor]]||
 
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|20||1 Dec 1937||[[Vice Admiral (Japanese Navy)|Vice Admiral]]||[[Yoshida Zengo]]||[[32nd class of Naval Academy (Japanese Navy)|32nd class, NA]]||CinC, [[Second Fleet (Japanese Navy)|Second Fleet]]||[[Minister of Navy (Japan)|Minister of Navy]]||
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|20||1 Dec 1937||[[Vice Admiral (Japanese Navy)|VADM]]||[[Yoshida Zengo]]||[[32nd class of Naval Academy (Japanese Navy)|32nd class, NA]]||CinC, [[Second Fleet (Japanese Navy)|Second Fleet]]||[[Minister of Navy (Japan)|Minister of Navy]]||
 
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|21||30 Aug 1939||[[Vice Admiral (Japanese Navy)|Vice Admiral]]||[[Yamamoto Isoroku]]||[[32nd class of Naval Academy (Japanese Navy)|32nd class, NA]]||[[Vice Minister of Navy (Japan)|Vice Minister of Navy]]||KIA||15 Nov 1940 [[Admiral (Japanese Navy)|Admiral]]<br>18 Apr 1943 Killed in action
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|21||30 Aug 1939||[[Vice Admiral (Japanese Navy)|VADM]]||[[Yamamoto Isoroku]]||[[32nd class of Naval Academy (Japanese Navy)|32nd class, NA]]||[[Vice Minister of Navy (Japan)|Vice Minister of Navy]]||KIA||15 Nov 1940 [[Admiral (Japanese Navy)|ADM]]<br>18 Apr 1943 Killed in action
 
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|22||21 Apr 1943||[[Admiral (Japanese Navy)|Admiral]]||[[Koga Mineichi]]||[[34th class of Naval Academy (Japanese Navy)|34th class, NA]]||CinC, [[Yokosuka Naval District (Japanese Navy)|Yokosuka District]]||Killed while in service||31 Mar 1944 Killed while in service
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|22||21 Apr 1943||[[Admiral (Japanese Navy)|ADM]]||[[Koga Mineichi]]||[[34th class of Naval Academy (Japanese Navy)|34th class, NA]]||CinC, [[Yokosuka Naval District (Japanese Navy)|Yokosuka District]]||Killed while in service||31 Mar 1944 Killed while in service
 
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|23||3 May 1944||[[Admiral (Japanese Navy)|Admiral]]||[[Toyoda Soemu]]||[[33rd class of Naval Academy (Japanese Navy)|33rd class, NA]]||CinC, [[Yokosuka Naval District (Japanese Navy)|Yokosuka District]]||[[Chief, Naval General Staff (Japanese Navy)|Chief, Naval General Staff]]||
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|23||3 May 1944||[[Admiral (Japanese Navy)|ADM]]||[[Toyoda Soemu]]||[[33rd class of Naval Academy (Japanese Navy)|33rd class, NA]]||CinC, [[Yokosuka Naval District (Japanese Navy)|Yokosuka District]]||[[Chief, Naval General Staff (Japanese Navy)|Chief, Naval General Staff]]||
 
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|24||29 May 1945||[[Vice Admiral (Japanese Navy)|Vice Admiral]]||[[Ozawa Jisaburo]]||[[37th class of Naval Academy (Japanese Navy)|37th class, NA]]||Att, [[Naval General Staff (Japanese Navy)|Naval General Staff]]||Reserve||10 Oct 1945 disbanded
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|24||29 May 1945||[[Vice Admiral (Japanese Navy)|VADM]]||[[Ozawa Jisaburo]]||[[37th class of Naval Academy (Japanese Navy)|37th class, NA]]||Att, [[Naval General Staff (Japanese Navy)|Naval General Staff]]||Reserve||10 Oct 1945 disbanded
 
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Revision as of 03:32, 7 January 2020

Combined Fleet 聯合艦隊 Rengo Kantai, or GF

Assignment

Commander-in-chief, Combined Fleet

no date of
appointment
rank name class previous job next job note
1 18 Jul 1894 VADM Ito Sukeyuki CinC, Readiness Fleet Chief, Naval General Staff
2 11 May 1895 VADM Arichi Shinanojo CinC, Kure District Waiting appointment 16 Nov 1895 disbanded
3 28 Dec 1903 VADM Togo Heihachiro CinC, Readiness Fleet Chief, Naval General Staff 6 Jun 1904 ADM
20 Dec 1905 disbanded
4 8 Oct 1908 VADM Ijuin Goro CinC, First Fleet CinC, First Fleet 20 Nov 1908 disbanded
5 11 Nov 1915 VADM Yoshimatsu Motaro 7th class, NA CinC, First Fleet CinC, First Fleet 13 Dec 1915 disbanded
5 1 Sept 1916 VADM Yoshimatsu Motaro 7th class, NA CinC, First Fleet CinC, First Fleet 14 Oct 1916 disbanded
5 1 Oct 1917 ADM Yoshimatsu Motaro 7th class, NA CinC, First Fleet CinC, First Fleet 22 Oct 1917 disbanded
6 1 Sept 1918 ADM Yamashita Gentaro 10th class, NA CinC, First Fleet CinC, First Fleet 15 Oct 1918 disbanded
6 1 Jun 1919 ADM Yamashita Gentaro 10th class, NA CinC, First Fleet CinC, First Fleet 28 Oct 1919 disbanded
7 1 May 1920 ADM Yamaya Tanin 12th class, NA CinC, First Fleet CinC, Yokosuka District
8 24 Aug 1920 ADM Tochinai Sojiro 13th class, NA Vice Minister of Navy CinC, First Fleet 31 Oct 1920 disbanded
8 1 May 1921 ADM Tochinai Sojiro 13th class, NA CinC, First Fleet CinC, First Fleet 31 Oct 1921 disbanded
9 1 Dec 1922 VADM Takeshita Isamu 15th class, NA CinC, First Fleet CinC, Kure District 3 Aug 1923 ADM
10 27 Jan 1924 ADM Suzuki Kantaro 14th class, NA CinC, Kure District Military Councillor
11 1 Dec 1924 ADM Okada Keisuke 15th class, NA Military Councillor CinC, Yokosuka District
12 10 Dec 1926 VADM Kato Hiroharu 18th class, NA CinC, Yokosuka District Military Councillor 1 Apr 1927 ADM
13 10 Dec 1928 ADM Taniguchi Naomi 19th class, NA CinC, Kure District CinC, Kure District
14 11 Nov 1929 VADM Yamamoto Eisuke 24th class, NA CinC, Yokosuka District Military Councillor 1 Apr 1931 ADM
15 1 Dec 1931 VADM Kobayashi Seizo 26th class, NA Vice Minister of Navy Military Councillor 1 Mar 1933 ADM
16 15 Nov 1933 VADM Suetsugu Nobumasa 27th class, NA CinC, Second Fleet CinC, Yokosuka District 1 Mar 1934 ADM
17 15 Nov 1934 VADM Takahashi Sankichi 29th class, NA CinC, Second Fleet Military Councillor 1 Apr 1936 ADM
18 1 Dec 1936 VADM Yonai Mitsumasa 29th class, NA CinC, Yokosuka District Minister of Navy
19 2 Feb 1937 ADM Nagano Osami 28th class, NA Minister of Navy Military Councillor
20 1 Dec 1937 VADM Yoshida Zengo 32nd class, NA CinC, Second Fleet Minister of Navy
21 30 Aug 1939 VADM Yamamoto Isoroku 32nd class, NA Vice Minister of Navy KIA 15 Nov 1940 ADM
18 Apr 1943 Killed in action
22 21 Apr 1943 ADM Koga Mineichi 34th class, NA CinC, Yokosuka District Killed while in service 31 Mar 1944 Killed while in service
23 3 May 1944 ADM Toyoda Soemu 33rd class, NA CinC, Yokosuka District Chief, Naval General Staff
24 29 May 1945 VADM Ozawa Jisaburo 37th class, NA Att, Naval General Staff Reserve 10 Oct 1945 disbanded

Chief of Staff

no date of
appointment
rank name class previous job next job note
1 Dec 1922 RADM Shirane Kumazo 24th class, NA CoS, 1st Fleet Att, NGS
1 Dec 1923
1 Nov 1926 RADM Takahashi Sankichi 28th class, NA Chief, 2nd Div, NGS Att, NGS
1 Dec 1927
1 Dec 1930 RADM Shimada Shigetaro 32nd class, NA CoS, 2nd Fleet Supt, Submarine School
1 Dec 1931 RADM Yoshida Zengo 32nd class, NA Chief, 2nd Div, NGS Att, NGS
1 Sept 1933
15 Sept 1933 RADM Toyoda Soemu 33rd class, NA Chief, 2nd Div, NGS Dir, Edu Bu, MoN
15 Mar 1935 RADM Kondo Nobutake 35th class, NA Chief Inst, Naval College Att, NGS
15 Nov 1935 RADM Nomura Naokuni 35th class, NA Cdr, 2Ss Att, NGS
16 Nov 1936
18 Feb 1937 RADM Ozawa Jisaburo 37th class, NA Inst, Naval College Cdr, 8th Squadron
15 Nov 1937
15 Nov 1939 RADM Fukudome Shigeru 40th class, NA Att, Combined Fleet HQ Chief, 1st Bu, NGS
10 Apr 1941 RADM Ito Seiichi 39th class, NA Cdr, 8th Squadron Att, NGS
1 Aug 1941
22 May 1943 VADM Fukudome Shigeru 40th class, NA Chief, 1st Bu, NGS Att, NGS
6 Apr 1944
25 Jun 1945 RADM Yano Shikazo 43rd class, NA VCoS, Combined Fleet and GHQ of Navy Att, MoN 25 Sept 1945 disbanded

Vice Chief of Staff

no date of
appointment
rank name class previous job next job note
11 Jun 1943 Rear Admiral Kobayashi Kengo 42nd class, NA CoS, Kure Naval District Att, Naval General Staff
10 Sept 1944
10 May 1945 Rear Admiral Yano Shikazo 43rd class, NA Chief, 3rd Bu, NSC / Chief, 5th Bu, NAC Chief of Staff, GF and GB
25 Jun 1945

Chief Engineer

no date of
appointment
rank name class previous job next job note
4 Nov 1905 Engineer Sr Master Nagamine Yoshimitsu Cdt, Naval Engineer Academy Chief Eng, 1st Fleet
12 Dec 1905
1 May 1921 Rear Admiral (E) Ikeda Iwasaburo 3rd class, NEA Chief Eng, 1st Fleet Chief Eng, 1st Fleet
31 Oct 1921
15 Nov 1934 Captain (E) Asakuma Hikokichi 17th class, NEA Chief Inst, Engineering School Chief, Kure Shipping Center
15 Nov 1935
21 Jan 1938 Captain (E) Obata Aiki 21st class, NEA Chief Inst, Engineering School Inst, Naval College
15 Nov 1939

Chief Surgeon

no date of
appointment
rank name class previous job next job note
30 Nov 1929 Captain (S) Fusejima Tadao Chiba Coll of Med Chief, 1st Div, Yokosuka NH Chief, Med Div, Kure NYd
1 Dec 1930

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