These were excellent warships; fast and powerful. Unfortunately, Yugumo and her sisters exemplified the plight of the Japanese Navy's destroyers in World War II: twenty built, twenty sunk.
Not Pictured: Akigumo, Kazekumo, Makikumo, Makinami, Takanami, Naganami, Tamanami, Suzunami, Onami, Fujinami, Kishinami, Hayanami, Kiyonami, Okinami, Hamanami, Asashimo, Kiyoshimo, Hayashimo, Akishimo.
Additional information on this class from Allyn Nevitt.
|Year(s) Class Members Completed||1941-1944|
|Dimensions||390'11" x 35'5" x 12'4"|
6 x 5"/50 DP,
up to 28 x 25mm AA,
up to 4 x 13mm AA,
8 x 24" TT,