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Japan Maritime Self Defense Force / JMSDF
Yamagumo class Anti-Submarine Destroyer

 

 
yamagumo class anti submarine destroyer japan maritime self defense force jmsdf jds makigumo asagumo aokumo akigumo yugumo ddk
 

 

Ships:
batch 1:
DDK 113
JDS Yamagumo
(1966)
DDK 114 JDS Makigumo
(1966)
DDK 115 JDS Asagumo
(1967)
batch 2:

DDK 119 JDS Aokumo
(1972)
DDK 120 JDS Akigumo
(1974)
DDK 121 JDS Yugumo
(1978)
 
Specifications:
Length: 114 meters (batch 1) / 115,2 meters (batch 2)
Beam: 11,8 meters
Draft: 3,9 meters (batch 1) / 4 meters (batch 2)
Displacement: 2050 tons (standard) batch 1 / 2150 tons (standard) batch 2
Speed: 28 knots, max. (52 km/h)
Range: 6000 NM 11000 km)
Complement: up to 220
 
Propulsion:
6 x diesel engines (26500 shp)
2 shafts / 2 propellers
 
Armament:
2 x 3-inch/50-caliber (76mm) twin guns
1 x Mk-16 launcher for 8 RUR-5 ASROC anti-submarine rockets
2 x Type 68 / HOS-301 (Mk-32) 12,75-inches (324mm) triple torpedo tubes (added later)
1 x Bofors M/50 375mm multiple ASW rocket launcher
yamagumo class ddk destroyer armament mk-16 asroc launcher type-68 mk-32 torpedo tubes bofors m/50 375mm asw rocket

 

 

 

Ship data
unit: data:
DDK 113 JDS Yamagumo

builder: Mitsui Shipyard, Tamano, Japan

laid down: March 23, 1964

launched: February 27, 1965

commissioned: January 29, 1966

reclassified to training vessel TV-3506 on June 20, 1991

decommissioned: 1995

DDK 114 JDS Makigumo

builder: Sumitomo, Uraga, Japan

laid down: June 10, 1964

launched: July 26, 1965

commissioned: March 19, 1966

reclassified to training vessel TV-3507 on June 20, 1991

decommissioned: 1995

DDK 115 JDS Asagumo

builder: Maizuru Shipyard, Maizuru, Japan

laid down: June 24, 1965

launched: November 25, 1966

commissioned: August 29, 1967

reclassified to auxilary vessel (Submarine Tender) ASU-7018 on October 18, 1993

decommissioned: 1998

DDK 119 JDS Aokumo

builder: Sumitomo, Uraga, Japan

laid down: October 2, 1970

launched: March 30, 1972

commissioned: November 25, 1972

reclassified to training vessel TV-3512 in 1991

decommissioned: 2003

DDK 120 JDS Akigumo

builder: Sumitomo, Uraga, Japan

laid down: July 7, 1972

launched: October 23, 1973

commissioned: July 24, 1974

reclassified to training vessel TV-3514 in 1999

decommissioned: 2005

DDK 121 JDS Yugumo

builder: Sumitomo, Uraga, Japan

laid down: February 4, 1976

launched: May 21, 1977

commissioned: March 24, 1978

decommissioned: 2005

 

images & history


ddk-115 jds asagumo
 DDH-142 JDS Hiei and DDK-115 JDS Asagumo

ddk-120 jds akigumo japan maritime self defense force jmsdf destroyer
JDS Akigumo (TV-3514 / ex DDK-120)

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