Yamato (Japanese battleship, 1940)
Revision as of 02:58, 16 June 2014 by Admiral31
- Budget approved in FY1937 program.
- 1937.11.04 Laid down at Kure Naval Yard.
- 1940.08.08 Launched.
- 1941.12.16 Completed and commissioned. registered as battleship. assigned to Kure Naval District.
- 1945.04.07 Sunk.
- 1945.08.31 Discarded.
|rank||name||class||previous job||next job||note|
|5 Sep 1941||Captain||Miyazato Shutoku||40th class, NA||Assist Staff, Kure District||Att, Kure District||Chief equipment officer|
15 Oct 1941 Rear Admiral
|1 Nov 1941||Captain||Takayanagi Gihachi||41st class, NA||Assist Staff, Kure District||Commanding officer, Yamato||Chief equipement officer|
|1||16 Dec 1941||Captain||Takayanagi Ghachi||41st class, NA||Chief equipment officer, Yamato||Att, Yokosuka District||1 May 1942 Rear Admiral|
|2||17 Dec 1942||Captain||Matsuda Chiaki||44th class, NA||Assist Staff, Combined Fleet||Att, Naval General Staffs||1 Nov 1943 Rear Admiral|
|3||7 Sep 1943||Captain||Ono Takeji||44th class, NA||Assist Staff, Combined Fleet||Att, Naval General Staffs||1 Nov 1943 Rear Admiral|
|4||25 Jan 1944||Captain||Morishita Nobuei||45th class, NA||Commanding Officer, Haruna||Chief of Staff, Second Fleet||15 Oct 1944 Rear Admiral|
|5||25 Nov 1944||Captain||Aruga Kosaku||45th class, NA||Assist Staff, Second Fleet||KIA||7 Apr 1945 Sunk|