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Re: More IJN Officer Info

Post by ijnfleetadmiral » 17 Oct 2021 08:00

So this would be correct for CHIYODA, then?

Divisional Officer
VACANT – 10 September 1938 – 15 December 1938
LT YAMADA Tatsuto (58) – 15 December 1938 – 1 November 1939
LT ITO Motoe (59) – 1 November 1939 – 1 May 1940
Position abolished – 1 May 1940
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Re: More IJN Officer Info

Post by fontessa » 17 Oct 2021 08:30

ijnfleetadmiral wrote:
17 Oct 2021 08:00
So this would be correct for CHIYODA, then?

Divisional Officer
VACANT – 10 September 1938 – 15 December 1938
LT YAMADA Tatsuto (58) – 15 December 1938 – 1 November 1939
LT ITO Motoe (59) – 1 November 1939 – 1 May 1940
Position abolished – 1 May 1940
I don't know if we can say "Position abolished – 1 May 1940".
According to CHITOSE / CHIYODA 人員表 Personnel Table, there were four division officers.

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Re: More IJN Officer Info

Post by ijnfleetadmiral » 17 Oct 2021 09:02

Hmm. Random question: By any chance, is an available listing of Division Officers for Air when it comes to the light cruisers? I know not every light cruiser had that position, but are there listings for those that did? TIA for any info.
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Post by fontessa » 17 Oct 2021 09:18

ijnfleetadmiral wrote:
17 Oct 2021 09:02
Hmm. Random question: By any chance, is an available listing of Division Officers for Air when it comes to the light cruisers? I know not every light cruiser had that position, but are there listings for those that did? TIA for any info.
Unfortunately I don't.

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Re: More IJN Officer Info

Post by ijnfleetadmiral » 17 Oct 2021 10:03

Understood. Thanks for the info!
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Re: More IJN Officer Info

Post by weiyan » 17 Oct 2021 10:39

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RYUJO (Position established 11 December 1933)
LCDR YAMANAKA Ryutaro (49) – 11 December 1933 – 15 October 1935
LT / LCDR KOZONO Yasuna (51) – 15 October 1935 – 15 November 1937
LT TANAKA Hajime (53) – 15 November 1937 – 30 December 1937
LCDR KOGURE Hiroshi (52) – 30 December 1937 – 15 September 1938
LCDR FUCHIDA Mitsuo (52) – 15 September 1938 – 1 December 1938
VACANT – 1 December 1938 – 15 December 1938
LCDR KAWAGUCHI Susumu (52) – 15 December 1938 – 15 October 1939
VACANT – 15 October 1939 – 1 November 1940
LCDR KOBAYASHI Tetsuo (55) – 1 November 1940 – 25 August 1941
LT / LCDR MURATA Shigeharu (58) – 25 August 1941 – 10 November 1941
LT AIOI Takahide (59) – 10 November 1941 – 22 June 1942
LT NOTOMI Kenjiro (62) – 22 June 1942 – 24 August 1942
RYUJO 龍驤
Hikotaichos 飛行隊長
VACANT: 1 April 1933 - 11 December 1933
LCDR / LCDR MORITA Chisato 森田千里 (49): 11 December 1933 - 1 November 1934
LCDR / LCDR YAMANAKA Ryutaro 山中龍太郎 (49): 11 December 1933 - 15 October 1935
LCDR / LCDR HIDAKA Saneyasu日高実保 (49): 1 November 1934 - 21 October 1935
LT / LT KOZONO Yasuna 小園安名 (51): 15 October 1935 - 1 December 1937
LT / LT WADA Tetsujiro 和田鉄二郎 (51): 21 October 1935 - 16 November 1936
LCDR / LCDR ASADA Masahiko 浅田昌彦 (52): 1 December 1936 - 15 November 1937
(TEMPORAL) LCDR / LCDR KOGURE Hiroshi 木暮寛 (52): 30 December 1937 - 11 April 1938
LT / LT / LCDR* TANAKA Ichi 田中一 (53): 15 November 1937 - 4 February 1938 (KIA)
LCDR / LCDR FUCHIDA Mitsuo 淵田美津雄 (52): 15 September 1938 - 1 December 1938
VACANT: 1 December 1938 - 15 October 1938
LCDR / LCDR KAWAGUCHI Susumu 川口益 (52): 15 December 1938 - 15 October 1939
VACANT: 15 October 1939 - 1 November 1940
LCDR / LCDR KOBAYASHI Tetsuo 小林哲雄 (55): 1 November 1940 - 25 August 1941
LT / LCDR MURATA Shigeharu 村田重治 (58): 25 August 1941 - 10 November 1941
LT / LT AIOI Takahide 相生高秀 (59): 10 November 1941 - 14 March 1942
VACANT: 14 March 1942 - 20 June 1942
LT / LT NOTOMI Kenjiro 納富健次郎 (61): 20 June 1942 - 15 September 1942
Fighters Divisional officer: 分隊長
LT / LT TOKORO Shigehachiro 所茂八郎 (51): 1 April 1933 - 5 July 1934
LT / LCDR YAMANAKA Ryutaro 山中龍太郎 (49): 3 October 1933 - 11 December 1933
LT / LT GENDA Minoru 源田実 (52): 11 December 1933 - 1 November 1934
LT / LT YOSHITOMI Shigema 吉富茂馬 (55): 1 November 1934 - 15 October 1935
LTJG / LT NOMURA Ryosuke 野村了介 (56): 1 November 1934 - 15 October 1935
LT / LT YAGI Katsutoshi 八木勝利 (54): 15 October 1935 - 15 November 1935
LTJG / LT MAKI Seiichi 真木成一 (57): 15 October 1935 - 16 November 1936
LT / LT USHIODA Ryohei 潮田良平 (57): 15 November 1935 - 16 November 1936
LT / LT FUNAKI Tadao 舟木忠夫 (54): 16 November 1936 - 15 October 1937
LT / LT ITAYA Shigeru 板谷茂 (57): 16 November 1936 - 1 December 1937
LT / LT SHIMOKAWA Manbei 下川万兵衛 (58): 15 October 1937 - 15 December 1938
LT / LT HANAMOTO Kiyoto 花本清登 (57): 15 October 1937 - 1 December 1937
LT / LT Kofukuda Mitsugu 小福田租 (59): 1 December 1937 - 6 June 1938
LT / LT NAKAJIMA Tadashi 中島正 (58): 15 December 1938 - 15 October 1939
VACANT: 15 October 1939 - 1 November 1940
LT / LT SUGANAMI Masaji 菅波政治 (61): 1 November 1940 - 10 November 1941
(ADD) LT / LT AIOI Takahide 相生高秀 (59): 10 November 1941 - 14 March 1942
LT / LT KOBAYASHI Minoru 小林実 (64): 14 March 1942 - 10 July 1942
LT / LT IIZUKA Masao 飯塚雅夫 (66): 20 June 1942 - 15 September 1942

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Re: More IJN Officer Info

Post by ijnfleetadmiral » 17 Oct 2021 11:34

Thanks for the info!
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Re: More IJN Officer Info

Post by fontessa » 17 Oct 2021 18:18

Hello ijnfleetadmiral,
ijnfleetadmiral wrote:
14 Oct 2021 22:11
Question about carrier-based air units at the Battle of the Philippine Sea:
It is sad because there were so many (KIA).
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Air Group 601
TAIHO
22 A6M5 carrier fighters - LT / LCDR* KAWAZOE Toshitada (67) (KIA)
22 D4Y1 carrier bombers
18 B6N1 carrier attack aircraft

ZUIKAKU
24 A6M5 carrier fighters - LT / LCDR* SAKAMI Ikuro (69) (KIA)
11 A6M* carrier fighter-bombers - LT / LCDR* SUZUKI Toshio (70) (KIA)
18 D4Y1 carrier bombers & 03 D3A2 carrier bombers - LT / LCDR* SHIMADA Masami (68) (KIA)
14 B6N1 carrier attack aircraft
02 D4Y1 carrier bombers (serving as reconnaissance aircraft)
03 B6N2 carrier attack aircraft (serving as reconnaissance aircraft)

SHOKAKU
34 A6M5 carrier fighters - LT MASUYAMA Yasuo
10 D4Y1 carrier bombers
03 D3A2 carrier bombers
09 B6N1 carrier attack aircraft
10 D4Y1 carrier bombers (serving as reconnaissance aircraft)
03 B6N2 carrier attack aircraft (serving as reconnaissance aircraft)
1st Wave Attack Formations on 19 June 1944
Fighter Group
TAIHO Fighter Group
TAIHO Fighter Group Commander: LT / LCDR* KAWAZOE Toshitada 川添利忠 (67) MIA
- (ADD) 1st Company Commander: LT / LCDR* KAWAZOE Toshitada 川添利忠 (67) MIA
--- (ADD) 1st Kutai (A6M5 x 4) Commander: LT / LCDR* KAWAZOE Toshitada 川添利忠 (67) MIA
--- 2nd Kutai (A6M5 x 4) Commander: LTJG / LT* 加賀光延 (B2) MIA
- 2nd Company Commander: LT / LT HORIO Susumu 堀生進 (70) (Survived)
--- (ADD) 3rd Kutai (A6M5 x 4) Commander: LT / LT HORIO Susumu 堀生進 (70) (Survived)
-- 4th Kutai (A6M5 x 4) Commander: FWO / FWO MINAMI Yoshimi 南義美 (PL30) (Survived)
ZUIKAKU Fighter Group
ZUIKAKU Fighter Group Commander: LT / LCDR* SAKAMI Itsuro 酒見郁朗 (69) (KIA)
- (ADD) 1st Company Commander: LT / LCDR* SAKAMI Itsuro 酒見郁朗 (69) (KIA)
--- (ADD) 1st Kutai (A6M5 x 4) Commander: LT / LCDR* SAKAMI Itsuro 酒見郁朗 (69) (KIA)
--- 2nd Kutai (A6M5 x 4) Commander: ENS / ??? FUKUI Yoshio 福井義男 (PL28) (???)
- 2nd Company Commander: LT / LCDR* FUKAI Kiyoshi 深井清 (70) (KIA)
--- (ADD) 3rd Kutai (A6M5 x 4) Commander: LT / LCDR* FUKAI Kiyoshi 深井清 (70) (KIA)
---- 4th Kutai (A6M5 x 4) Commander: FWO / FWO FWOYAMAMOTO Ichiro 山本一郎 (LP5)
ZUIKAKU Fighter Group for Air Defense of 1st Air Squadron
- 3rd Company Commander: LT / ??? OFUJI Mitsuo 大藤三男 (70) (???)
--- (ADD) 1st Kutai (A6M5 x 4) Commander: LT / ??? OFUJI Mitsuo 大藤三男 (70) (???)

SHOKAKU Fighter Group
SHOKAKU Fighter Group Commander: LT / LCDR* YAMAGATA Fumio 山形不美夫 (70) (KIA)
- (ADD) 1st Company Commander: LT / LCDR* YAMAGATA Fumio 山形不美夫 (70) (KIA)
--- (ADD) 1st Kutai (A6M5 x 4) Commander: LT / LCDR* YAMAGATA Fumio 山形不美夫 (70) (KIA)
--- 2nd Kutai (A6M5 x 4) Commander: ENS / LTJG* MARUYAMA Akira 丸山明 (B4) (KIA)
- 2nd Company Commander: LT / LCDR* YAGI Yutaka 八木豊 (70) (KIA)
--- (ADD) 3rd Kutai (A6M5 x 4) Commander: LT / LCDR* YAGI Yutaka 八木豊 (70) (KIA)
---- 4th Kutai (A6M5 x 4) Commander: FWO / FWO KODAIRA Yoshinao 小平好直 (PL43) (Survived)
SHOKAKU Fighter Group for Air Defense of 1st Air Squadron
- 1st Company Commander: LT / ??? MASUYAMA Yasuo 増山保雄 (69) (???)
--- (ADD) 1st Kutai (A6M5 x 4) Commander: LT / LT MASUYAMA Yasuo 増山保雄 (69) (Survived)
--- 2nd Kutai (A6M5 x 4) Commander: FWO / ??? TSUKUDA eiichi 佃精一 (A2) (???)
- 2nd Company Commander: LT / LCDR* FUKUSHIMA Toshio 福島敏雄 (70) (KIA)
--- (ADD) 1st Kutai (A6M5 x 4) Commander: LT / LCDR* FUKUSHIMA Toshio 福島敏雄 (70) (KIA)
--- 2nd Kutai (A6M5 x 3) Commander: FWO / ??? KUBOTA Haruo 窪田晴吉 (B7) (???)

Dive Bomber Group
TAIHO Dive Bomber Group
TAIHO Dive Bomber Group Commander: LT / LCDR* HIRAHARA Masao 平原政雄 (66) (KIA)
- (ADD) 1st Company Commander: LT / LCDR* HIRAHARA Masao 平原政雄 (66) (KIA)
--- (ADD) 1st Platoon (D4Y1 x 3) Commander: LT / LCDR* HIRAHARA Masao 平原政雄 (66) (KIA)
--- 2nd Platoon (D4Y1 x 3) Commander: LT /LCDR* TANAKA Kenya 田中賢伸 (70) (KIA)
--- 3rd Platoon (D4Y1 x 3) Commander: FWO / ENS* SUZUKI Seikichi 鈴木誠吉 (A9) (KIA)
- 2nd Company Commander: LT / LT MOTOE Hiroshi 本江博 (70) (Survived)
--- (ADD) 4th Platoon (D4Y1 x 3) Commander: LT / LT MOTOE Hiroshi 本江博 (70) (Survived)
--- 5th Platoon (D4Y1 x 3) Commander: FWO / ENS* KITAGAWA Seishiro 北川誠四郎 (A) (KIA)
--- 6th Platoon (D4Y1 x 2) Commander: FWO / ENS* ONAKA Suteo 大中捨雄 (C15) (KIA)
- 3rd Company Commander: LTJG / LT* SASAOKA Yoshinobu 笹岡芳信 (B2) (KIA)
--- (ADD) 7th Platoon (D4Y1 x 3) Commander: LTJG / LT* SASAOKA Yoshinobu 笹岡芳信 (B2) (KIA)
--- 8th Platoon (D4Y1 x 3) Commander: ENS / LTJG* TAKAHASHI Torahachi 高橋寅八 (B4) (KIA)
--- 9th Platoon (D4Y1 x 3) Commander: HPO / FWO * UENO Yoshiharu 上野芳治 (C3)
ZUIKAKU Dive Bomber Group
ZUIKAKU Dive Bomber Group Commander: LT / LCDR* SHIMADA Masami 嶋田雅美 (68) (KIA)
- (ADD) 4th Company Commander: LT / LCDR* SHIMADA Masami 嶋田雅美 (68) (KIA)
--- (ADD) 11th Platoon (D4Y1 x 3) Commander: LT / LCDR* SHIMADA Masami 嶋田雅美 (68) (KIA)
--- 12th Platoon (D4Y1 x 3) Commander: FWO / FWO MATSUOKA Takashi 松岡孝 (A2) (Survived)
--- 13th Platoon (D4Y1 x 3) Commander: HPO / HPO YOKOYAMA Ryoichi 横山良一 (A6) (Survived)
- 5th Company Commander: LT / LT MURAKAWA Hiroshi 村川弘 (70) (Survived)
--- (ADD) 14th Platoon (D4Y1 x 3) Commander: LT / LT MURAKAWA Hiroshi 村川弘 (70) (Survived)
--- 15th Platoon (D4Y1 x 3) Commander: FWO / FWO KITAJIMA Saburo 北島三郎 (PL36) (Survived)
--- 16th Platoon (D4Y1 x 3) Commander: HPO / FWO* ICHINOSE Yorozu 一ノ瀬萬 (C2) (KIA)

SHOKAKU Dive Bomber Group
(ADD) SHOKAKU Dive Bomber Group Commander: LT / LCDR* SHIMADA Masami 嶋田雅美 (68) (KIA)
- 6th Company Commander: LT / LCDR* TANAKA Yoshiaki 田中義亮 (70) (KIA)
--- (ADD) 17th Platoon (D4Y1 x 3) Commander: LT / LCDR* TANAKA Yoshiaki 田中義亮 (70) (KIA)
--- 18th Platoon (D4Y1 x 3) Commander: FWO / ENS* SHIMATANI Iwao 島谷巌 (RL40) (KIA)
--- 19th Platoon (D4Y1 x 3) Commander: HPO / FWO* TACHIYUKI Sadakichi 田地行貞吉 (TL55) (KIA)

Torpedo Bomber Group
TAIHO Torpedo Bomber Group
TAIHO Torpedo Bomber Group Commander: LCDR / CDR* TARUI Akira 垂井明 (63) (KIA)
- (ADD) 1st Company Commander: LCDR / CDR* TARUI Akira 垂井明 (63) (KIA)
--- (ADD) 1st Platoon (B6N1 x 3) Commander: LCDR / CDR* TARUI Akira 垂井明 (63) (KIA)
--- 2nd Platoon (B6N1 x 3) Commander: LT / LCDR* OTSUBO Shigemi 大坪茂美 (70) (KIA)
--- 3rd Platoon (B6N1 x 3) Commander: ENS / LTJG ASO Yanosuke 阿曽弥之助 (B5) (KIA)

ZUIKAKU Torpedo Bomber Group
(ADD) ZUIKAKU Torpedo Bomber Group Commander: LCDR / CDR* TARUI Akira 垂井明 (63) (KIA)
- 2nd Company Commander: LT / LT KISHIMOTO Atsuzo 岸本篤三 (69) (Survived)
--- (ADD) 4th Platoon (B6N1 x 3) Commander: LT / LT KISHIMOTO Atsuzo 岸本篤三 (69) (Survived)
--- 5th Platoon (B6N1 x 3) Commander: FWO / ENS* KISHIMOTO Kasuke 岸本嘉助 (PL38) (KIA)
--- 6th Platoon (B6N1 x 3) Commander: FWO / ENS* MISHIMA Teruo 三島輝夫 (B7) (KIA)

SHOKAKU Torpedo Bomber Group
(ADD) SHOKAKU Torpedo Bomber Group Commander: LCDR / CDR* TARUI Akira 垂井明 (63) (KIA)
- 3rd Company Commander: LT / LCDR* NIRE Kiyotoshi 仁礼精利 (70) (KIA)
--- (ADD) 7th Platoon (B6N1 x 3) Commander: LT / LCDR* NIRE Kiyotoshi 仁礼精利 (70) (KIA)
--- 8th Platoon (B6N1 x 3) Commander: LTJG / LT* NAKAMURA Kichibe 中村吉兵衛 (B2) (KIA)
--- 9th Platoon (B6N1 x 3) Commander: FWO / ENS* NAGASAKA Shiro 長坂四郎 (A1) (KIA)

2nd Wave Attack Formations on 19 June 1944
2nd Wave Attack Commander: LT / LT SEMMA Yoshito 千馬良人 (69) (Survived)
ZUIKAKU Fighter Group
- 1st Company Commander: LT / LCDR* SUZUKI Toshio 鈴木敏夫(70) (KIA)
--- (ADD) 1st Platoon (A6M* x4 ) Commander: LT / LCDR* SUZUKI Toshio 鈴木敏夫(70) (KIA)
--- 2nd Platoon (A6M* x4 ) Commander: ???
--- 3rd Platoon (A6M* x 2) Commander: ???
ZUIKAKU Fighter Group for Air Defense of 1st Air Squadron
- Unnumbered (A6M* x4 )
ZUIKAKU Torpedo Bomber Group
--- (ADD) 3rd Platoon (???) Commander: LT / LT SEMMA Yoshito 千馬良人 (69) (Survived)
--- 4th Platoon (???) Commander: LTJG / LTJG KUMANO Hiroshi 熊野弘 (PS10) (Survived)

3rd Wave Attack Formations on 20 June 1944
3rd Wave Attack Commander: LT / LT ONO Kenji 小野賢次 (64) (Survived)
ZUIKAKU Torpedo Bomber Group
- 1st Company Commanding Officer: LT / LT ONO Kenji 小野賢次 (64) (Survived)
--- (ADD) 1st Platoon (??? x 2) Commander: LT / LT ONO Kenji 小野賢次 (64) (Survived)
--- 2nd Platoon (??? x 2) Commander: LTJG / LT* HARADA Kenjiro 原田賢次郎 (B2) (KIA)
--- 3rd Platoon (??? x 2) Commander: LT / LT KISHIMOTO Atsuzo 岸本篤三 (69) (Survived)
--- 4th Platoon (??? x 1) Commander: LTJG / ??? KUMANO Hiroshi 熊野弘 (PS10) (???)
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Air Group 652
JUNYO
18 A6M5 carrier fighters
09 A6M* carrier fighter-bombers
11 D4Y1 carrier bombers
09 D3A2 carrier bombers
06 B6N1 carrier attack aircraft

HIYO
18 A6M5 carrier fighters
09 A6M* carrier fighter-bombers
20 D3A2 carrier bombers
05 B6N1 carrier attack aircraft

RYUHO
18 A6M5 carrier fighters
09 A6M* carrier fighter-bombers
05 B6N1 carrier attack aircraft
1st Wave Attack Formations on 19 June 1944
Fighter Group
1st Wave Attack Commander: LCDR / LCDR IWAMI Jozo 石見丈三 (62) (Survived)
JUNYO Fighter Group
- 1st Company Commander: FWO / FWO KAI Takumi 甲斐巧 (B8) (Survived)
--- (ADD) 1st Kutai (A6M5 x 5) Commander: FWO / FWO KAI Takumi 甲斐巧 (B8) (Survived)
HIYO Fighter Group
- 2nd Company Commander: LT / LT KATORI Hideo 香取頴男 (70) (Survived)
--- (ADD) 1st Kutai (A6M5 x 4) Commander: LT / LT KATORI Hideo 香取頴男 (70) (Survived)
--- 2nd Kutai (A6M5 x 4) Commander: FWO / FWO IMURA Jiro 井村二郎 (B8) (Survived)
RYUHO Fighter Group
- 3rd Company Commander: LT / LT NAKAJIMA Taiko 中島玳 (69) (Survived)
--- (ADD) 1st Kutai (A6M* x 4) Commander: LT / LT NAKAJIMA Taiko 中島玳 (69) (Survived)
JUNYO Fighter - Bomber Group
- 1st Company Commander: LT / LCDR* SATO Itsuro 佐藤逸郎 (67) (KIA)
--- (ADD) 1st Platoon (A6M2 x 3) Commander: LT / LCDR* SATO Itsuro 佐藤逸郎 (67) (KIA)
--- 2nd Platoon (A6M2 x 3) Commander: HPO / HPO OKAWA Toyonobu 大川豊信 (PL53) (Survived)
--- 3rd Platoon (A6M2 x 3) Commander: HPO / FWO* OTA Mitsuru 太田満 (C3) (KIA)
HIYO Fighter Group for Air Defense of 2nd Air Squadron
Unnumbered Platoon (??? x 3) Commander: FWO / ??? IMURA Jiro 井村二郎 (B7) (???)
JUNYO Fighter Group for Air Defense of 2nd Air Squadron
Unnumbered Platoon (??? x 2) Commander: FWO / ??? MANABE Shigenobu 真鍋重信 (C7) (???)
JUNYO Fighter Group for Air Defense of 2nd Air Squadron
Unnumbered Platoon (A6M5 x 2) Commander: FWO / FWO SAWADA Makichi 沢田萬吉 (PL38) (Survived)
Unnumbered Platoon (A6M5 x 3) Commander: FWO / FWO SASAKI Tadashi 佐々木斉 (A3) (Survived)

HIYO Fighter - Bomber Group
- 2nd Company Commander: LT / LT MURAKAMI Takeshi 村上武 (70) (Survived)
--- (ADD) 1st Platoon (A6M2 x 3) Commander: LT / LT MURAKAMI Takeshi 村上武 (70) (Survived)
--- 2nd Platoon (A6M2 x 3) Commander: HPO / HPO KOIZUMI Shigezo 小泉繁造 (PL55) (Survived)
--- 3rd Platoon (A6M2 x 3) Commander: HPO / HPO OKAZAWA Kiyoshi 岡沢清志 (A7) (Survived)
- 3rd Company Commander: FWO / FWO HIGASHI Fujikichi 東富士喜 (B8) (Survived)
--- (ADD) 1st Platoon (A6M2 x 2) Commander: FWO / FWO HIGASHI Fujikichi 東富士喜 (B8) (Survived)
--- 2nd Platoon (A6M2 x 3) Commander: HPO / HPO SATO Koji 佐藤孝治 (PL47) (Survived)
--- 3rd Platoon (A6M2 x 2) Commander: HPO / HPO UEOKA Nobuo 上岡啓男 (C12) (Survived)
JUNYO Torpedo Bomber Leading Group
- (ADD) 1st Company Commander: LCDR / LCDR IWAMI Jozo 石見丈三 (62) (Survived)
--- (ADD) 1st Platoon (B6N1 x 2) Commander: LCDR / LCDR IWAMI Jozo 石見丈三 (62) (Survived)
JUNYO Torpedo Bomber Contacting Group
--- 2nd Platoon (B6N1 x 2) Commander: LTJG / ??? Suzuki Tadao 鈴木忠男 (PS10)
HIYO Torpedo Bomber Group
- 2nd Company Commander: LT / LCDR* EDAGAWA Momoji 枝川百治 (69) (KIA)
--- (ADD) 1st Platoon (B6N1 x 2) Commander: LT / LCDR* EDAGAWA Momoji 枝川百治 (69) (KIA)
--- 2nd Platoon (B6N1 x 2) Commander: LTJG / LT* TANIGAWA Yoichi 谷川洋一 (71) (KIA)
--- 3rd Platoon (B6N1 x 1) Commander: FWO / ??? YASHIRO Ken’ichi 八代謙一 (A4) (???)

2nd Wave Attack Formations on 19 June 1944
Fighter Group
Fighter Group Commander: LT / LT KOBAYASHI Yasuhei 小林保平 (67) (Survived)
JUNYO Fighter Group
- 1st Company Commander: LT / LCDR* YSHIMURA Hiroshi 吉村博 (68) (KIA)
--- (ADD) 1st Kutai (A6M5 x 4) Commander: LT / LCDR* YSHIMURA Hiroshi 吉村博 (68) (KIA)
HIYO Fighter Group
- (ADD) 2nd Company Commander: LT / LT KOBAYASHI Yasuhei 小林保平 (67) (Survived)
--- (ADD) 1st Kutai (A6M5 x 4) Commander: LT / ??? KOBAYASHI Yasuhei 小林保平 (67) (???)
--- 2nd Kutai (A6M5 x 4) Commander: FWO / ENS* TAKESHTA Yoshihiko 竹下義彦 (A1) (KIA)
--- 3rd Kutai (A6M5 x 2) Commander: FWO / ??? YAMASHIRO Takeo 山城武夫 (B10) (???)
RYUHO Fighter Group
--- 1st Kutai (A6M5 x 4) Commander: FWO / ENS* KOMIYAMA Kenta 小見山賢太 (B7) (KIA)
--- 2nd Kutai (A6M5 x 2) Commander: FWO / ENS* KIKUCHI Tetsuo 菊地哲生 (PL39) (KIA)

Dive Bomber Group
Dive Bomber Group Commander: LT / LT MIYAUCHI Yasunori 宮内安則 (66) (Survived)
HIYO Dive Bomber Group
- (ADD) 1st Company Commander: LT / LT MIYAUCHI Yasunori 宮内安則 (66) (Survived)
--- (ADD) 1st Platoon (??? x 3) Commander: LT / LT MIYAUCHI Yasunori 宮内安則 (66) (Survived)
--- 2nd Platoon (??? x 3) Commander: LT / ??? ITO Naotada 伊藤直忠 (70) (???)
--- 3rd Platoon (??? x 3) Commander: FWO / ??? HATAKEYAMA Hisashi 畠山尚 (PL35) (???)
- 3rd Company Commander: LTJG / ??? KAWAGUCHI Tomiji 川口富司 (PL20) (???)
--- (ADD) 1st Platoon (??? x 3) Commander: LTJG / ??? KAWAGUCHI Tomiji 川口富司 (PL20) (???)
--- 2nd Platoon (??? x 3) Commander: LTJG / LT* SEKINE Ikuya 関根行也 (PS10) (KIA)
--- 3rd Platoon (??? x 3) Commander: HPO / HPO HINO Mikizo 日野御酒造 (B13) (Surved)
JUNYO Dive Bomber Group
- 2nd Company Commander: LT / LCDR* IKARI Susumu 猪狩進 (69) (KIA)
--- (ADD) 1st Platoon (??? x 3) Commander: LT / LCDR* IKARI Susumu 猪狩進 (69) (KIA)
--- 2nd Platoon (??? x 3) Commander: LTJG / LT* ARAKAWA Fukashi 荒川不可思 (71) (KIA)
--- 3rd Platoon (??? x 3) Commander: FWO / ENS* NOSAKA Etsumori 野坂悦盛 (B2) (KIA)

3rd Wave Attack Formations on 20 June 1944
Fighter Group
HIYO Fighter Group for Air Defense of 2nd Air Squadron
--- 1st Platoon (A6M5 x 2) Commander: LT / ??? KATORI Hideo 香取頴男 (70) (???)
--- 1st Kutai (A6M5 x 4) Commander: FWO / ENS* IMURA Jiro 井村二郎 (B8) (KIA)
HIYO Fighter - Bomber Group for Air Defense of 2nd Air Squadron
- 1st Company Commander: LT / ??? MURAKAMI Takeshi 村上武 (70) (???)
--- (ADD) 1st Platoon (A6M2 x 2) Commander: LT / ??? MURAKAMI Takeshi 村上武 (70) (???)
--- 2nd Platoon (A6M2 x 3) Commander: HPO / ENS* KOIZUMI Shigezo 小泉繁造 (PL55) (KIA)
--- 3rd Platoon (A6M2 x 3) Commander: HPO / ??? OKAZAWA Kiyoshi 岡沢清志 (A7) (???)
JUNYO Fighter Group for Air Defense of 2nd Air Squadron
- 1st Company Commander: FWO / ENS* KAI Takumi 甲斐巧 (B8) (KIA)
--- (ADD) 1st Platoon (A6M5 x 3) Commander: FWO / ENS* KAI Takumi 甲斐巧 (B8) (KIA)
--- 2nd Platoon (A6M5 x 2) Commander: ???
JUNYO Fighter - Bomber Group for Air Defense of 2nd Air Squadron
--- 1st Platoon (A6M2 x 4) Commander: HPO / FWO* OKAWA Toyonobu 大川豊信 (PL53) (KIA)
RYUHO Fighter Group for Air Defense of 2nd Air Squadron
- 1st Company Commander: LT / LT NAKAJIMA Taiko 中島玳 (69) (Survived)
--- (ADD) 1st Kutai (A6M5 x 4) Commander: LT / ??? NAKAJIMA Taiko 中島玳 (69) (???)
--- 2nd Kutai (A6M5 x 2) Commander: FWO / ??? SASAKI Tadashi 佐々木斉 (A3) (???)
--- 3rd Kutai (A6M5 x 4) Commander: FWO / ??? SAWADA Makichi 沢田萬吉 (PL38) (???)

RYUHO Fighter - Bomber Group for Air Defense of 2nd Air Squadron
- 1st Company Commander: FWO / ??? HIGASHI Fujikichi 東富士喜 (B8) (???)
--- (ADD) 1st Platoon (A6M2 x 3) Commander: FWO / ??? HIGASHI Fujikichi 東富士喜 (B8) (???)
--- 2nd Platoon (A6M2 x 3) Commander: HPO / FWO* SATO Koji 佐藤孝治 (PL47) (KIA)
--- 3rd Platoon (A6M2 x 3) Commander: HPO / FWO* UEOKA Nobuo 上岡啓男 (C12) (KIA)
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Air Group 653
ZUIHO
06 A6M5 carrier fighters - LT NAKAGAWA Kenji
15 A6M* carrier fighter-bombers - LT ITO Keishiro
06 B5N2 carrier attack aircraft
03 B6N1 carrier attack aircraft

CHITOSE
06 A6M5 carrier fighters
16 A6M* carrier fighter-bombers - LTJG / LT* FURUSAWA Eiichi (71) (KIA)
06 B5N2 carrier attack aircraft

CHIYODA
05 A6M5 carrier fighters
01 A6M* carrier fighter
15 A6M* carrier fighter-bombers - LTJG / LT IWANO Tadashi (71) (KIA)
06 B5N2 carrier attack aircraft
03 B6N1 carrier attack aircraft
Fighter Group
Fighter Group Commander: LT / LT NAKAGAWA Kenji 中川健二 (67) (Survived)
CHITOSE Fighter Group
- Company Commander: LT / LCDR* SHIOSAKA Hiroshi 塩坂博 (70) (KIA / 19 June)
--- (ADD) 1st Kutai (A6M5 x 2) Commander: LT / LCDR* SHIOSAKA Hiroshi 塩坂博 (70) (KIA / June 19)
--- 2nd Kutai (A6M x 2) Commander: LTJG / LT* OTSUBO Jiro 大坪次郎 (71) (KIA / June 19)
--- 3rd Kutai (A6M x 2) Commander: FWO / ENS* FUKAZAKI Kiyotaka 深崎清隆 (B3) (KIA / June 20)
CHIYODA Fighter Group
- Company Commander: LT / LCDR* NOMURA Kunio 野村邦夫 (70) (KIA / June 19)
--- (ADD) 1st Kutai (A6M5 x 2) Commander: LT / LCDR* NOMURA Kunio 野村邦夫 (70) (KIA / June 19)
--- 2nd Kutai (A6M x 2) Commander: FWO / FWO YOKOKAWA Kazuo 横川一男 (PL40) (Survived)
--- 3rd Kutai (A6M x 2) Commander: HPO / FWO* KONDO Isao 近藤伊三男 (A6) (KIA / June 19)
ZUIHO Fighter Group
- (ADD) Company Commander: LT / LT NAKAGAWA Kenji 中川健二 (67) (Survived)
--- (ADD) Cobbanding Kutai (A6M5 x 2) Commander: LT / LT NAKAGAWA Kenji 中川健二 (67) (Survived)
--- 1st Kutai (A6M x 2) Commander: LT / LCDR* TSUTSUMI Takeo 堤丈夫 (70) (KIA / June 19)
--- 2nd Kutai (A6M x 2) Commander: FWO / FWO NAKAKARIYA Kunimori 中仮屋国盛 (B8) (Survived)

Fighter - Bomber Group
Fighter - Bomber Group Commander: LT / LCDR* EHATA Takashi 江畑孝 (67) (KIA / June 19)
CHITOSE Fighter - Bomber Group
- Company Commander: LTJG / LT* FURUSAWA Eiichi 古沢英一 (71) (KIA / June 19)
--- (ADD) 1st Kutai (A6M* x 4) Commander: LTJG / LT* FURUSAWA Eiichi 古沢英一 (71) (KIA / June 19)
--- 2nd Kutai (A6M* x 4) Commander: FWO / FWO SUMIYOSHI Kazuma 住吉一馬 (B5) (Survived)
--- 3rd Kutai (A6M* x 4) Commander: FWO / FWO HARA Yoshio 原義雄 (PL34) (Survived)
--- 4th Kutai (A6M* x 4) Commander: FWO / ENS* TANIGUCHI Maanori 谷口正憲 (B10) (KIA / June 19)
CHIYODA Fighter - Bomber Group
- (ADD) Company Commander: LT / LCDR* EHATA Takashi 江畑孝 (67) (KIA / June 19)
--- (ADD) 1st Kutai (A6M* x 4) Commander: LT / LCDR* EHATA Takashi 江畑孝 (67) (KIA / June 19)
--- 2nd Kutai (A6M* x 4) Commander: LTJG / LT* IWANO Tadashi 岩野正 (A7) (KIA / June 19)
--- 3rd Kutai (A6M* x 4) Commander: FWO / ENS* SHINOHARA Masafumi 篠原正文 (B13) (KIA / June 18)
--- 4th Kutai (A6M* x 3) Commander: FWO / ENS* OGAWA Masuichi 小川益一 (PL48) (KIA / June 19)
ZUIHO Fighter - Bomber Group
- Company Commander: LT / LCDR* ITO Keishiro 伊藤敬四郎 (69) (KIA / June 20)
--- (ADD) 1st Kutai (A6M* x 3) Commander: LT / LCDR* ITO Keishiro 伊藤敬四郎 (69) (KIA / June 20)
--- 2nd Kutai (A6M* x 4) Commander: LTJG / LT* NISHI Shoshi 西昇士 (71) (KIA / June 19)
--- 3rd Kutai (A6M* x 4) Commander: ENS / LTJG* IHARA Satoru 井原哲 (PS12) (KIA / June 20)
--- 4th Kutai (A6M* x 4) Commander: FWO / ENS* KITAHARA Fusaji 北村富佐士 (B8) (KIA / June 20)

Torpedo Bomber Guidance Group
Torpedo Bomber Guidance Group Commander: LT / LCDR* NAKAMOTO Michijiro 中本道次郎 (65) (KIA / June 19)
CHITOSE Torpedo Bomber Guiding Group
--- (ADD) Platoon (B6N1 x 3) Commander: LT / LCDR* NAKAMOTO Michijiro 中本道次郎 (65) (KIA / June 19)
CHIYODA Torpedo Bomber Guiding Group
--- Platoon (B6N1 x 3) Commander: FWO / FWO MISHIRO Fumiaki 三代文明 (RL28) (Survived)
ZUIHO Torpedo Bomber Guiding Group
--- Platoon (B6N1 x 3) Commander: LTJG / LT* SUGIMOTO Koji 杉本康二 (B2) (KIA / June 21)
Torpedo Bomber Searching Group
Torpedo Bomber Searching Group Commander: LCDR / CDR* YAMAGAMI Masayuki 山上正幸 (63) (KIA / June 19)
CHITOSE Torpedo Bomber Searching Group
- Company Commander: LT / LCDR* SATO Ryo 佐藤良 (67) (KIA / June 19)
--- (ADD) 1st Platoon (B5N2 x 3) Commander: LT / LCDR* SATO Ryo 佐藤良 (67) (KIA / June 19)
--- 2nd Platoon (B5N2 x 3) Commander: FWO / ENS* SHIROHATA Junji 白旗淳治 (B11) (KIA / June 19)
--- 3rd Platoon (B5N2 x 2) Commander: FWO / FWO MUNAKATA Ryue 宗形龍恵 (???) (Suevived)
CHIYODA Torpedo Bomber Searching Group
- Company Commander: LT / LT KIMURA Satoshi 木村聡 (68) (Survived)
--- (ADD) 1st Platoon (B5N2 x 2) Commander: LT / LT KIMURA Satoshi 木村聡 (68) (Survived)
--- 2nd Platoon (B5N2 x 2) Commander: LTJG / LTJG SHIGA Motoyoshi 志賀素良 (71) (Survived)
--- 3rd Platoon (B5N2 x 2) Commander: FWO / ENS* ODA Yasuo 小田泰男 (A2) (KIA / June 19)
ZUIHO Torpedo Bomber Searching Group
- Company Commander: LT / LCDR* YUKITAKE Taro 雪竹太郎 (70) (KIA / June 18)
--- (ADD) 1st Platoon (B5N2 x 2) Commander: LT / LCDR* YUKITAKE Taro 雪竹太郎 (70) (KIA / June 18)
--- 2nd Platoon (B5N2 x 2) Commander: FWO / FWO KISHIKAWA Yasuo 岸川保雄 (PL24) (Survived)
--- 3rd Platoon (B5N2 x 2) Commander: FWO / ENS* AMAMIYA Kyoyu 雨宮亨勇 (???) (KIA / June 20)

Notes;
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Re: More IJN Officer Info

Post by ijnfleetadmiral » 17 Oct 2021 22:06

Awesome...thanks!

(The reason I'm asking the following questions is because I'm trying to do a COMPLETE IJN Philippine Sea Order of Battle (OOB) for a good friend.)

1) Are After-Action Reports available for the Battle of the Philippine Sea for the following ships? (Reason I'm asking is that I know that they sometimes list the major officers assigned to the ship during the battle.)

DDs YUNAGI, SHIRATSUYU, HAMAKAZE

DE TSUGA

SSs RO-36, RO-41, RO-42, RO-43, RO-44, RO-47, RO-68, RO-104, RO-105, RO-106, RO-108, RO-112, RO-113, RO-114, RO-115, RO-116, RO-117

Random questions...TIA for any info on these.

2) Could the following be correct for MOGAMI?
Damage Control Officer
LT / LCDR* TAMEKUNI Takizo (Spec. Duty) - 1 December 1943 - 25 October 1944 (KIA) (carried over from Operations Officer)

3) I know CHIYODA's Gunnery Officer at the time of her loss was LT / LCDR* UEHARA Kozo (Spec. Duty 15). Could he also have been her Gunnery Officer during the Battle of the Philippine Sea?

4) I know CHIYODA's Communications Officer at the time of her loss was LT / LCDR* TAKAHASHI Shotaro (Spec. Duty). Could he also have been her Communications Officer during the Battle of the Philippine Sea?

5) Is there any information on who was the CO of IJN auxiliary tanker AZUSA MARU?
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Re: More IJN Officer Info

Post by weiyan » 18 Oct 2021 12:03

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17 Oct 2021 09:02
Hmm. Random question: By any chance, is an available listing of Division Officers for Air when it comes to the light cruisers? I know not every light cruiser had that position, but are there listings for those that did? TIA for any info.
NAGARA 長良
(Air) Divisional officer: 分隊長
LT / LT ITOU Taisuke 伊藤泰介 (52): 1 February 1934 - 1 November 1934
LT / LT URATA Terujirou 浦田輝次郎 (52): 1 November 1934 - 15 October 1935
LTJG / LT Irie Sukematsu 入江助松 (58): 15 October 1935 - 1 December 1936
LTJG / LT MORITA Hiroshi 森田博 (59): 25 November 1937 - 30 July 1938
LT / LT ETOU Tsunemaru 江藤恒丸 (58): 30 July 1938 - 15 December 1938
LT LT NAKAJIMA Masao 中島昌雄 (59): 15 December 1938 - 15 November 1939
LTJG / LT ETO Keiichi 江藤圭一 (64): 1 April 1941 - 25 September 1941

ISUZU 五十鈴
(Air) Divisional officer: 分隊長
LT / LT ENNYA Jouji 塩冶譲二 (55): 15 November 1933 - 1 November 1934
LTJG / LT EMURA Nichio 江村日雄 (57): 1 November 1934 - 15 November 1935
LT / LT WATANABE Tasuke 渡部太助 (56): 22 July 1936 - 16 November 1936
LT / LT MITSSUI Kenji 三井謙二 (55): 16 November 1936 - 1 December 1937
LT / LT OZAKI Takeo 尾碕武夫 (58): 1 December 1937 - 25 February 1938
LT / LT MIYAKE Masayuki三宅正之 (61): 1 November 1939 - 10 April 1941
LT / LT EGAWA Renpei 江川廉平 (62): 10 April 1941 - 20 February 1942
LTJG / LTJG NISHIYAMA Ryouhei 西山良平 (67): 30 June 1942 - 20 September 1942
LT / LT MACHIDA Chuujirou 町田忠次郎 (66): 20 September 1942 - 1 December 1942

NATORI 名取
(Air) Divisional officer: 分隊長
LT / LT OKAJIMA Takeshi 岡島威 (55): 15 November 1933 - 15 October 1935
LT / LT FUJIMURA Satoru 藤村悟 (57): 22 July 1936 - 16 November 1936
LT / LT YAMASHITA Kikuo 山下菊男 (57): 16 November 1936 - 1 December 1937
LT / LT SHIMADA Kouichi 島田航一 (55): 1 December 1937 - 15 December 1937
LT / LT TADA Atsuji 多田篤次 (60): 15 November 1938 - 1 October 1939
LTJG / LT MINOBE Tadashi 美濃部正 (64): 1 November 1940 - 10 September 1941
LTJG / LTJG MACHIDA Chuujirou 町田忠次郎 (66): 10 September 1941 - 14 March 1942

YURA 由良
(Air) Divisional officer: 分隊長
LT / LT YAMANOUE Shoutarou 山ノ上庄太郎 (52): 3 October 1933 - 15 October 1935
LTJG / LT SETOYAMA Hachirou 瀬戸山八郎 (58): 16 November 1936 - 24 December 1936
LCDR / LCDR IWAO Masatsugi 岩尾正次 (51): 24 December 1936 - 1 December 1937
LT / LT KOUZAI Fusaichi 香西房市 (57): 1 December 1937 - 1 December 1938
LT / LT SAITO Eiji 斎藤英治 (60): 15 December 1938 - 1 November 1939
LTJG / LTJG OBATA Hideo 小幡英郎 (64): 1 November 1940 - 1 May 1941
LTJG / LT TAKAWASHI Tadao 高鷲忠雄 (64): 1 May 1941 - 1 September 1941
LT / LT FUKAGAWA Shizuo 深川静夫 (64): 5 May 1942 - 30 June 1942
LT / LT TOKIEDA Shigeyoshi 時枝重良 (66): 30 June 1942 - 9 November 1942

KINU 鬼怒
(Air) Divisional officer: 分隊長
LT / LT IMAGAWA Fukuo 今川福雄 (52): 18 July 1934 - 1 November 1934
LT / LT ENDOU Taniji 遠藤谷司 (55): 1 November 1934 - 15 November 1935
LT / LT SOEDA Keijirou 添田啓次郎 (53): 15 November 1935 - 16 November 1936
LCDR / LCDR IWAO Masatsugi 岩尾正次 (51): 1 December 1936 - 24 December 1936
LT / LT SETOYAMA Hachirou 瀬戸山八郎 (58): 24 December 1936 - 1 December 1937
LT LT NAKAJIMA Masao 中島昌雄 (59): 1 December 1937 - 15 December 1938
LT / LT NISHIHATA Kiichirou 西畑喜一郎 (59): 15 December 1938 - 1 November 1939
LTJG / LT ITO Koutaro 伊藤孝太郎 (64): 15 April 1941 - 28 October 1941
LTJG / LT NISHIYAMA Ryouhei 西山良平 (67): 20 September 1942 - 1 October 1943

ABUKUMA 阿武隈
(Air) Divisional officer: 分隊長
LT / LT MUROI Suteji 室井捨治 (54): 18 July 1934 - 15 October 1935
LTJG / LT MASE Takeharu 間瀬武治 (57): 15 October 1935 - 16 November 1936
LT / LT OZAKI Takeo 尾碕武夫 (58): 25 February 1938 - 15 December 1938
LT / LT MIYAUCHI Shichizou 宮内七三 (56): 15 December 1938 - 15 October 1939
LT / LT OKAMURA Shizuo 岡村静夫 (57): 15 October 1939 - 1 November 1940
LTJG / LT FUJISAWA Youichi 藤沢洋一 (63): 1 November 1940 - 1 August 1941
LT / LT MINOBE Tadashi 美濃部正 (64): 10 September 1941 - 20 July 1942
LTJG / LT SANO Akira 佐野曙 (67): 21 July 1942 - 1 October 1943

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Re: More IJN Officer Info

Post by fontessa » 18 Oct 2021 13:37

Hello weiyan,

Thanks for the grate info.
You listed NAGARA Class Light Cruisers. Aircraft catapults were added to them in a modernization refurbishment carried out around 1935. As for older TAMA Class Light Cruisers, only CUMA and TAMA were added aircraft catapults in a modernization refurbishment carried out around 1935. Remaining TAMA Class Light Cruisers, KITAKAMI, OI and KISO didn’t have aircraft catapults. If they wanted to operate a seaplane, they had to derrick it down to the surface and glide over the surface to take of.

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Re: More IJN Officer Info

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18 Oct 2021 12:03
NAGARA 長良
(Air) Divisional officer: 分隊長
LT / LT ITOU Taisuke 伊藤泰介 (52): 1 February 1934 - 1 November 1934
LT / LT URATA Terujirou 浦田輝次郎 (52): 1 November 1934 - 15 October 1935
LTJG / LT Irie Sukematsu 入江助松 (58): 15 October 1935 - 1 December 1936
LTJG / LT MORITA Hiroshi 森田博 (59): 25 November 1937 - 30 July 1938
LT / LT ETOU Tsunemaru 江藤恒丸 (58): 30 July 1938 - 15 December 1938
LT LT NAKAJIMA Masao 中島昌雄 (59): 15 December 1938 - 15 November 1939
LTJG / LT ETO Keiichi 江藤圭一 (64): 1 April 1941 - 25 September 1941

ISUZU 五十鈴
(Air) Divisional officer: 分隊長
LT / LT ENNYA Jouji 塩冶譲二 (55): 15 November 1933 - 1 November 1934
LTJG / LT EMURA Nichio 江村日雄 (57): 1 November 1934 - 15 November 1935
LT / LT WATANABE Tasuke 渡部太助 (56): 22 July 1936 - 16 November 1936
LT / LT MITSSUI Kenji 三井謙二 (55): 16 November 1936 - 1 December 1937
LT / LT OZAKI Takeo 尾碕武夫 (58): 1 December 1937 - 25 February 1938
LT / LT MIYAKE Masayuki三宅正之 (61): 1 November 1939 - 10 April 1941
LT / LT EGAWA Renpei 江川廉平 (62): 10 April 1941 - 20 February 1942
LTJG / LTJG NISHIYAMA Ryouhei 西山良平 (67): 30 June 1942 - 20 September 1942
LT / LT MACHIDA Chuujirou 町田忠次郎 (66): 20 September 1942 - 1 December 1942

NATORI 名取
(Air) Divisional officer: 分隊長
LT / LT OKAJIMA Takeshi 岡島威 (55): 15 November 1933 - 15 October 1935
LT / LT FUJIMURA Satoru 藤村悟 (57): 22 July 1936 - 16 November 1936
LT / LT YAMASHITA Kikuo 山下菊男 (57): 16 November 1936 - 1 December 1937
LT / LT SHIMADA Kouichi 島田航一 (55): 1 December 1937 - 15 December 1937
LT / LT TADA Atsuji 多田篤次 (60): 15 November 1938 - 1 October 1939
LTJG / LT MINOBE Tadashi 美濃部正 (64): 1 November 1940 - 10 September 1941
LTJG / LTJG MACHIDA Chuujirou 町田忠次郎 (66): 10 September 1941 - 14 March 1942

YURA 由良
(Air) Divisional officer: 分隊長
LT / LT YAMANOUE Shoutarou 山ノ上庄太郎 (52): 3 October 1933 - 15 October 1935
LTJG / LT SETOYAMA Hachirou 瀬戸山八郎 (58): 16 November 1936 - 24 December 1936
LCDR / LCDR IWAO Masatsugi 岩尾正次 (51): 24 December 1936 - 1 December 1937
LT / LT KOUZAI Fusaichi 香西房市 (57): 1 December 1937 - 1 December 1938
LT / LT SAITO Eiji 斎藤英治 (60): 15 December 1938 - 1 November 1939
LTJG / LTJG OBATA Hideo 小幡英郎 (64): 1 November 1940 - 1 May 1941
LTJG / LT TAKAWASHI Tadao 高鷲忠雄 (64): 1 May 1941 - 1 September 1941
LT / LT FUKAGAWA Shizuo 深川静夫 (64): 5 May 1942 - 30 June 1942
LT / LT TOKIEDA Shigeyoshi 時枝重良 (66): 30 June 1942 - 9 November 1942

KINU 鬼怒
(Air) Divisional officer: 分隊長
LT / LT IMAGAWA Fukuo 今川福雄 (52): 18 July 1934 - 1 November 1934
LT / LT ENDOU Taniji 遠藤谷司 (55): 1 November 1934 - 15 November 1935
LT / LT SOEDA Keijirou 添田啓次郎 (53): 15 November 1935 - 16 November 1936
LCDR / LCDR IWAO Masatsugi 岩尾正次 (51): 1 December 1936 - 24 December 1936
LT / LT SETOYAMA Hachirou 瀬戸山八郎 (58): 24 December 1936 - 1 December 1937
LT LT NAKAJIMA Masao 中島昌雄 (59): 1 December 1937 - 15 December 1938
LT / LT NISHIHATA Kiichirou 西畑喜一郎 (59): 15 December 1938 - 1 November 1939
LTJG / LT ITO Koutaro 伊藤孝太郎 (64): 15 April 1941 - 28 October 1941
LTJG / LT NISHIYAMA Ryouhei 西山良平 (67): 20 September 1942 - 1 October 1943

ABUKUMA 阿武隈
(Air) Divisional officer: 分隊長
LT / LT MUROI Suteji 室井捨治 (54): 18 July 1934 - 15 October 1935
LTJG / LT MASE Takeharu 間瀬武治 (57): 15 October 1935 - 16 November 1936
LT / LT OZAKI Takeo 尾碕武夫 (58): 25 February 1938 - 15 December 1938
LT / LT MIYAUCHI Shichizou 宮内七三 (56): 15 December 1938 - 15 October 1939
LT / LT OKAMURA Shizuo 岡村静夫 (57): 15 October 1939 - 1 November 1940
LTJG / LT FUJISAWA Youichi 藤沢洋一 (63): 1 November 1940 - 1 August 1941
LT / LT MINOBE Tadashi 美濃部正 (64): 10 September 1941 - 20 July 1942
LTJG / LT SANO Akira 佐野曙 (67): 21 July 1942 - 1 October 1943
Awesome...thanks! Are the following correct for Air Division Officers?

NAGARA
VACANT - 1 December 1936 - 25 November 1937
VACANT - 15 November 1939 - 1 April 1941
VACANT - 25 September 1941 - 7 August 1944

NATORI
VACANT - 15 October 1935 - 22 July 1936
VACANT - 15 December 1937 - 15 November 1938
VACANT - 1 October 1939 - 1 November 1940
VACANT - 14 March 1942 - 18 August 1944

KINU
VACANT - 16 November 1936 - 1 December 1936
VACANT - 1 November 1939 - 15 April 1941
VACANT - 28 October 1941 - 20 September 1942
VACANT - 1 October 1943 - 26 October 1944

YURA
VACANT - 15 October 1935 - 16 November 1936
VACANT - 1 December 1938 - 1 November 1940
VACANT - 1 September 1941 - 5 May 1942

ISUZU
VACANT - 15 November 1935 - 22 July 1936
VACANT - 25 February 1938 - 1 November 1939
VACANT - 20 February 1942 - 30 June 1942
VACANT - 1 December 1942 - 7 April 1945

ABUKUMA
VACANT - 16 November 1936 - 25 February 1938
VACANT - 1 August 1941 - 10 September 1941
VACANT - 20 July 1942 - 21 July 1942
VACANT - 1 October 1943 - 26 October 1944
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Re: More IJN Officer Info

Post by ijnfleetadmiral » 19 Oct 2021 02:04

So in terms of Air Ops, the light cruisers looked like this:

Did Not Have Air Division at All
TATSUTA, TENRYU, YUBARI

Had Air Division Officers
KUMA, TAMA, KITAKAMI, KISO, OI, NAGARA, NATORI, KINU, YURA, ISUZU, SENDAI, ABUKUMA, JINTSU, NAKA, KATORI, KASHIMA, KASHII

Had Air Officers
AGANO, OYODO, NOSHIRO, YAHAGI, SAKAWA
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Re: More IJN Officer Info

Post by weiyan » 19 Oct 2021 08:21

ijnfleetadmiral wrote:
19 Oct 2021 02:04

Did Not Have Air Division at All
TATSUTA, TENRYU, YUBARI

Had Air Division Officers
KUMA, TAMA, KITAKAMI, KISO, OI, NAGARA, NATORI, KINU, YURA, ISUZU, SENDAI, ABUKUMA, JINTSU, NAKA, KATORI, KASHIMA, KASHII

Had Air Officers
AGANO, OYODO, NOSHIRO, YAHAGI, SAKAWA
KUMA 球磨
(Air) Divisional officer: 分隊長
LT / LT KAWAGUCHI Susumu 川口益 (52): 3 October 1933 - 1 November 1934
LT / LT HORIKE Giichi 堀家義一 (53): 1 November 1934 - 7 May 1935
LTJG / LT OOGANE Shigeru 大金茂 (57): 7 May 1935 - 15 November 1935
LT / LCDR IWAO Masatsugi 岩尾正次 (51): 15 November 1935 - 1 December 1936
LT / LT TAKAHASHI Suguru 高橋勝 (56): 20 November 1937 - 15 December 1938

TAMA 多摩
(Air) Divisional officer: 分隊長
LT / LT KOUMOTO Hironaka 河本広中 (53): 18 July 1934 - 31 October 1935
LT / LT KANEMOTO Yoshihiro 金元好広 (52): 23 July 1934 - 1 November 1934
LT / LT OOGANE Shigeru 大金茂 (57): 15 November 1935 - 16 November 1936
LTJG / LT YONEHARA Tsunaki 米原綱明 (58): 16 November 1936 - 1 December 1937
LT / LT IMAMURA Tadashi 今村端 (59): 1 December 1937 - 30 July 1938
LT / LT SAITO Eiji 斎藤英治 (60): 30 July 1938 - 15 December 1938
LT / LT TANAKA Susumu 田中進 (64): 21 July 1941 - 1 April 1942

SENDAI 川内
(Air) Divisional officer: 分隊長
LT / LT FUKUOKA Shuusaku 福岡秀作 (52): 3 October 1933 - 25 January 1934
LT / LT KOTANI Yuuji 小谷雄二 (53): 20 February 1934 - 1 November 1934
LT / LT URATA Terujirou 浦田輝次郎(52): 15 October 1935 - 16 November 1936
LT / LT / LCDR* OKAJIMA Takeshi岡島威 (55): 16 November 1936 - 19 September 1937 (KIA)
LT / LT TASSHIRO Souichi 田代壮一 (57): 24 September 1937 - 1 December 1937
LT / LT OKAMURA Shizuo 岡村静夫 (57): 1 December 1937 - 15 December 1938
LT / LT YOSHIMURA Osamu 吉村治 (59): 15 December 1938 - 1 November 1939
LT / LT SHIBUYA Ichirou 渋谷市郎 (58): 1 November 1940 - 1 September 1941
LTJG / LT SAITOU Hitoshi 斎藤仁 (65): 1 September 1941 - 16 January 1942
LTJG / LTJG HAYASHI Hideo 林秀夫 (66): 21 February 1942 - 1 April 1942
LTJG / LT KAGANO Junichi 加賀野純一 (66): 1 April 1942 - 1 December 1942

JINTSU 神通
(Air) Divisional officer: 分隊長
LT / LT HORII Michio 堀井三千雄 (54): 20 February 1934 - 1 November 1934
LT / LT SUZUKI Suguru 鈴木英 (55): 1 November 1934 - 1 February 1935
LT / LT MORI Fujio 森冨士雄 (56): 1 February 1935 - 15 October 1935
LTJG / LT YAMASHITA Kikuo 山下菊男 (57): 15 October 1935 - 16 November 1936
LT / LT WATANABE Tasuke 渡部太助 (56): 16 November 1936 - 21 June 1937
LT / LT YAMAGUCHI Moriyoshi 山口盛義 (54): 21 June 1937 - 1 December 1937
LT / LT MASE Takeharu 間瀬武治 (57): 1 December 1937 - 26 May 1938
LT / LT / LCDR* IRIE Sukematsu 入江助松 (58): 26 May 1938 - 30 August 1938 (KIA)
LT / LT TSUNODA Hitoshi 角田求士 (55): 16 September 1938 - 15 December 1938
LT / LT / LCDR* NAKAJIMA Masao 中島昌雄 (59): 15 November 1939 - 22 August 1940 (KIA)
LT / LT / LCDR* UCHIYAMA Yoshio 内山義男 (62): 1 November 1940 - 27 March 1941 (KIA)
LTJG / LT TAKAGI Seijirou 高木清次郎 (64): 1 April 1941 - 14 March 1942
LTJG / LT MACHIDA Chuujirou 町田忠次郎 (66): 14 March 1942 - 20 September 1942

NAKA 那珂
(Air) Divisional officer: 分隊長
LT / LT SHIMIZU Hiroshi 清水洋 (52): 3 October 1933 - 22 October 1934
LT / LT TSUNODA Hitoshi 角田求士 (55): 18 July 1935 - 16 November 1936
LT LT SHIMADA Kouichi 島田航一 (55): 15 December 1937 - 10 September 1938
LTJG / LTJG MISAWA Hiroshi 三沢裕 (62): 10 September 1938 - 20 November 1938
LT / LT SETOYAMA Hachirou 瀬戸山八郎 (58): 1 December 1938 - 10 September 1939
LT / LT KONISHI Yoroku 小西四六 (59): 10 September 1939 - 25 March 1941
LTJG / LT FUKAGAWA Shizuo 深川静夫 (64): 1 April 1941 - 5 May 1942

NOSHIRO 能代
Hikochos 飛行長
LT / LT ETO Keiichi 江藤圭一 (64): 19 August 1943 - 20 October 1943
LT / LT NISHIYAMA Ryouhei 西山良平 (67): 20 October 1943 - 2 July 1944
Divisional officer: 分隊長
(ADD) LT / LT ETO Keiichi 江藤圭一 (64): 19 August 1943 - 20 October 1943
(ADD) LT / LT NISHIYAMA Ryouhei 西山良平 (67): 20 October 1943 - 2 July 1944

YAHAGI 矢矧
Hikochos 飛行長
(ADD) LT / LT KUROMARU Naoto黒丸直人 (67): 20 March 1944 - 2 July 1944
Divisional officer: 分隊長
(ADD) LT / LT KUROMARU Naoto黒丸直人 (67): 20 March 1944 - 2 July 1944

OYODO 大淀
Hikochos 飛行長
LCDR / LCDR MURAYAMA Toshimitsu 村山利光 (57): 20 January 1943 - 10 March 1943
LT / LT NAKAMITSU Toyoshi 中満豊志 (65): 10 March 1943 - 1 September 1944
Divisional officer: 分隊長
(ADD) LT / LT NAKAMITSU Toyoshi 中満豊志 (65): 1 September 1943 - 20 March 1944
LT / LT TOKURA Masashi 徳倉正志 (68): 20 March 1944 - 1 April 1944
(ADD) LT / LT NAKAMITSU Toyoshi 中満豊志 (65): 1 April 1944 - 1 September 1944

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Re: More IJN Officer Info

Post by ijnfleetadmiral » 19 Oct 2021 11:15

Awesome...thanks! Are the following correct for Air Division Officers?

KUMA
VACANT - 1 December 1936 - 20 November 1937
VACANT - 15 December 1938 - 11 January 1944

TAMA
VACANT - 31 October 1935 - 15 November 1935
VACANT - 15 December 1938 - 21 July 1941
VACANT - 1 April 1942 - 25 October 1944

SENDAI
VACANT - 25 January 1934 - 20 February 1934
VACANT - 1 November 1934 - 15 October 1935
VACANT - 19 September 1937 - 24 September 1937
VACANT - 1 November 1939 - 1 November 1940
VACANT - 16 January 1942 - 21 February 1942
VACANT - 1 December 1942 - 2 November 1943

JINTSU
VACANT - 30 August 1938 - 16 September 1938
VACANT - 15 December 1938 - 15 November 1939
VACANT - 20 September 1942 - 12 July 1943

NAKA
VACANT - 22 October 1934 - 18 July 1935
VACANT - 16 November 1936 - 15 December 1937
VACANT - 20 November 1938 - 1 December 1938
VACANT - 25 March 1941 - 1 April 1941
VACANT - 5 May 1942 - 17 February 1944

OYODO
VACANT - 1 September 1944 - 28 July 1945

Can you add anything to these?

KATORI
Air Division Officers
(EO) – LCDR MATSUURA Goro (55) – 20 December 1939 - 20 April 1940
VACANT - 20 April 1940 - 14 March 1942
LT EGAWA Renpei (62) - 14 March 1942 - 16 May 1942
LT AKAI Hidenosuke (63) - 16 May 1942 – 1 December 1942
VACANT – 1 December 1942 - 17 February 1944

KASHIMA
Air Division Officers
??? - 31 May 1940 - 30 November 1945

KASHII
Air Division Officers
(EO) – LT TADA Atsuji (60) – 10 May 1941 – 5 July 1941
(EO) – VACANT – 5 July 1941 – 15 July 1941
VACANT - 15 July 1941 – 21 July 1941
LT ENDO Shiro (63) – 21 July 1941 – 15 January 1942
??? – 15 January 1942 – 12 January 1945

Some info for your records:

AGANO
(EO) – LT HITSUJI Tsuneo (64) – 17 July 1942 – 31 October 1942
VACANT - 31 October 1942 - 17 February 1944

SAKAWA
VACANT - 30 November 1944 – 25 February 1946
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