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Re: More IJN Officer Info

Post by ijnfleetadmiral » 27 Jan 2024 15:20

Berend wrote:
27 Jan 2024 13:30
Is it known who the NCO's were between 20-8-42 and 31-1-44?
It's been my experience that surviving records for IJN NCOs are fragmentary at best, so it's doubtful. But I could be wrong...
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Re: More IJN Officer Info

Post by Berend » 06 Feb 2024 04:09

Ok, thanks ijnfleetadmiral.

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Re: More IJN Officer Info

Post by ijnfleetadmiral » 15 Feb 2024 06:05

Updated list for two positions on gunboat HOZU...TIA for anyone who can fill in any blanks.

HOZU
Navigators
(EO) – LTJG HONDA Jinjiro (46) – 15 June 1923 – 1 November 1923
(EO) – ENS NISHINO Tomosaburo (48) – 1 November 1923 – 7 November 1923
ENS NISHINO Tomosaburo (48) – 7 November 1923 – ???
??? – ??? – 1 December 1925
LTJG MIYA Yujiro (50) – 1 December 1925 – 4 October 1926
??? – 4 October 1926 – ???
LT MOTOKURA Masayoshi (51) - ??? – 1 December 1929
LT NAKAMURA Shizuo (50) – 1 December 1929 - ???
LT MORI Keisaku (49) - ??? – 1 December 1932
LT HIGUCHI Nobuo (52) - 1 December 1932 - ???
??? - ??? – 1 May 1936
LT YASUMURA Taiichi (55) – 1 May 1936 - 1 December 1936
LT KURIYAMA Shigeshi (58) - 1 December 1936 - 15 November 1937
LTJG / LT HASHIMOTO Mochitsura (59) - 15 November 1937 - 15 December 1938
LT SUZUKI Yoshimi (60) - 15 December 1938 - ???
??? - ??? – 1 December 1939
LT NAKAMURA Naozo (62) – 1 December 1939 – 15 October 1940
ENS / LTJG USUI Hiroshi (66) – 15 October 1940 – 1 April 1941
ENS SAITO Yusaburo (67) – 1 April 1941 – 1 September 1941
LTJG / LT YAMANE Hiroaki (Res.) – 1 September 1941 – 10 August 1942
LTJG / LT SHIGEHIRO Bin (Res.) – 10 August 1942 – 20 October 1944
LTJG NAKAMURA Katsujiro (Res.) – 20 October 1944 - 26 November 1944

Chief Engineers
(EO) – (E) LTJG TANAKA Shigeo (Eng. 28) – 1 June 1923 – 7 November 1923
(E) LTJG TANAKA Shigeo (Eng. 28) – 7 November 1923 - ???
(E) LTJG SUEYOSHI Seitaro (Eng. 30) - ??? - ???
(E) LT MORIMOTO Kazuo (Eng. 31) – ??? – 10 December 1928
(E) LTJG OZASA Yoshimitsu (Eng. 32) – 10 December 1928 - ???
(E) LTJG KANAZAWA Shinji (Eng. 33) - ??? – 1 December 1930
(E) LT NARITA Atsushi (Eng. 33) – 1 December 1930 – 7 March 1932
(E) LT ITOI Isamu (Eng. 32) – 7 March 1932 – 15 November 1932
(E) LT WATANABE Masami (Eng. 33) – 15 November 1932 - ???
(E) LT MIKAMI Haruo (Eng. 35) – ??? – 1 April 1935
??? – 1 April 1935 – ???
(E) LT MATSUZAKI Yoshimori (Eng. 38) – ??? – 2 November 1936
(E) LTJG KIYAMA Masayoshi (Eng. 40) – 2 November 1936 - ???
??? - ??? – 1 December 1937
(E) LTJG / (E) LT TANAKA Kazuo (Eng. 41) – 1 December 1937 – 15 December 1938
(E) LTJG / (E) LT TAKAGI Tomooki (Res.) – 15 December 1938 – 15 October 1939
(E) LTJG SHIGETA Sanenari (Eng. 44) – 15 October 1939 – 19 October 1940
(E) ENS / (E) LTJG MISHIMA Keiji (Res.) – 19 October 1940 – 20 October 1942
(E) LTJG / LTJG / LT FUKUDOME Morikame (Res.) – 20 October 1942 – 10 April 1944
LT SONODA Akimoto (Res.) – 10 April 1944 – 26 November 1944
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Re: More IJN Officer Info

Post by ijnfleetadmiral » 19 Feb 2024 01:56

Updated info for some KITAKAMI postings. TIA for filling in any blanks or dates.

Torpedo Officers
(EO) – LT KAWAMURA Kyuemon (36) – 1 December 1920 – 15 April 1921
LT KAWAMURA Kyuemon (36) - 15 April 1921 - 20 November 1921
LCDR SUNAGAWA Kaneo (36) - 20 November 1921 - 1 November 1922
LCDR TAKUSARI Kyoichiro (37) – 1 November 1922 – 1 November 1923
VACANT – 1 November 1923 – 1 December 1923
LT MIZUI Seiji (40) - 1 December 1923 - 1 December 1924

Chief Engineers
(EO) – (E) CDR ITO Tatsuo (Eng. 12) – 15 November 1920 – 15 April 1921
(E) CDR ITO Tatsuo (Eng. 12) – 15 April 1921 – 1 December 1922
??? – 1 December 1922 – 20 July 1923
(E) LCDR SEKIGUCHI Shozaburo (Eng. 15) – 20 July 1923 – 20 November 1924

Surgeons
(EO) – (S) LT IMOKAWA Chiaki (1912) – 29 September 1920 – 11 October 1920
(EO) – VACANT – 11 October 1920 – 15 November 1920
(EO) – (S) LT TASHIRO Yoshiaki (1913) – 15 November 1920 – 15 April 1921
(S) LT TASHIRO Yoshiaki (1913) – 15 April 1921 – 15 March 1922
??? – 15 March 1922 – 15 June 1925

Paymasters
(EO) – (P) LT NANRI Masaji (1911) – 11 October 1920 – 15 April 1921
(P) LT NANRI Masaji (1911) – 15 April 1921 – 1 December 1921
(P) LT YAMAGUCHI Michitada (Pay. 4) – 1 December 1921 – 1 December 1922
(P) LT OKA Yasuzo (Pay. 4) - 1 December 1922 - 25 May 1923
??? - 25 May 1923 - ???
(P) LT TOYOKI Chikashi (Pay. 3) - ??? - 1 December 1926
(P) LT FUNAYAMA Chuichi (1920) - 1 December 1926 – 1 September 1927

Communications Officers
??? – 15 April 1921 – 1 December 1923
LT TAMURA Yasuo (45) – 1 December 1923 – 1 December 1924
??? – 1 December 1924 – 1 December 1925
LT KAWAGUCHI Masao (47) – 1 December 1925 – 15 March 1927
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Questions for OKINOSHIMA and TSUGARU

Post by ijnfleetadmiral » 27 Feb 2024 22:46

TIA for any help with these questions.

1) Is the following correct for OKINOSHIMA?

Executive Officers
VACANT - 15 November 1940 - 12 May 1942

2) Are there classes known for the following officers?

Chief Engineers
HISHIDA Kinzo (OKINOSHIMA)
TANAKA Totsuchi (TSUGARU)

Surgeons
IMAMURA Yoshio (TSUGARU)

Paymasters
MAWATARI Seiichi (OKINOSHIMA)
TAKAHASHI Tomishiro (TSUGARU)

3) Can anyone fill in the blanks for this?

Paymasters
LCDR (Sup.) AOYAMA Kyuji (Pay. 13) - 1 December 1936 - ???
??? - 25 August 1938
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Re: Questions for OKINOSHIMA and TSUGARU

Post by fontessa » 28 Feb 2024 11:09

ijnfleetadmiral wrote:
27 Feb 2024 22:46
1) Is the following correct for OKINOSHIMA?

3) Can anyone fill in the blanks for this?
Paymasters
LCDR (Sup.) AOYAMA Kyuji (Pay. 13) - 1 December 1936 - ???
??? - 25 August 1938
LCDR / LCDR AOYAMA Kyuji: 1 December 1936 - 1 November 1937
LT / LT Shimoida Mansaku 下井田万作 (Pay.14): 1 November 1937 - 25 August 1938

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Re: More IJN Officer Info

Post by ijnfleetadmiral » 28 Feb 2024 12:59

Thanks for the Paymaster info!
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Re: More IJN Officer Info

Post by fontessa » 28 Feb 2024 16:45

ijnfleetadmiral wrote:
19 Feb 2024 01:56
Updated info for some KITAKAMI postings. TIA for filling in any blanks or dates.

Torpedo Officers
(EO) – LT KAWAMURA Kyuemon (36) – 1 December 1920 – 15 April 1921
LT KAWAMURA Kyuemon (36) - 15 April 1921 - 20 November 1921
LCDR SUNAGAWA Kaneo (36) - 20 November 1921 - 1 November 1922

Chief Engineers
(EO) – (E) CDR ITO Tatsuo (Eng. 12) – 15 November 1920 – 15 April 1921
(E) CDR ITO Tatsuo (Eng. 12) – 15 April 1921 – 1 December 1922
??? – 1 December 1922 – 20 July 1923

Surgeons
(EO) – (S) LT IMOKAWA Chiaki (1912) – 29 September 1920 – 11 October 1920
(EO) – VACANT – 11 October 1920 – 15 November 1920
(EO) – (S) LT TASHIRO Yoshiaki (1913) – 15 November 1920 – 15 April 1921
(S) LT TASHIRO Yoshiaki (1913) – 15 April 1921 – 15 March 1922
??? – 15 March 1922 – 15 June 1925

Paymasters
(EO) – (P) LT NANRI Masaji (1911) – 11 October 1920 – 15 April 1921
(P) LT NANRI Masaji (1911) – 15 April 1921 – 1 December 1921
(P) LT YAMAGUCHI Michitada (Pay. 4) – 1 December 1921 – 1 December 1922
(P) LT OKA Yasuzo (Pay. 4) - 1 December 1922 - 25 May 1923
??? - 25 May 1923 - ???
(P) LT TOYOKI Chikashi (Pay. 3) - ??? - 1 December 1926
(P) LT FUNAYAMA Chuichi (1920) - 1 December 1926 – 1 September 1927

Communications Officers
??? – 15 April 1921 – 1 December 1923
LT TAMURA Yasuo (45) – 1 December 1923 – 1 December 1924
??? – 1 December 1924 – 1 December 1925
LT KAWAGUCHI Masao (47) – 1 December 1925 – 15 March 1927
There was a time, not only in Kitakami, when an officer was appointed to a regular post and EO.
You won't believe it, but that's how IJN's personnel system works. If you look carefully at your sources, you may see traces of that.

Commanding Officer 艦長
(CEO) SAKAMOTO Teiji 坂元貞二 (28): 11 June 1920 - 15 November 1920
Commanding Officer)+(CEO) SAKAMOTO Teiji 坂元貞二 (28): 15 November 1920 - 15 March 1922
(Commanding Officer) 坂元貞二 (28): 15 November 1920 - 15 March 1922

Unyocho 運用長
(EO) MAKISE Chuzo 牧瀬忠三 (34): 3 July 1920 - 15 November 1920
(Unyocho)+EO MAKISE Chuzo 牧瀬忠三 (34): 15 November 1920 - 3 December 1920
(Unyocho)+EO KOMORI Koichi 小森幸一 (34): 3 December 1920 - 1 December 1921
(Unyocho) KOMORI Koichi 小森幸一 (34): 3 December 1920 - 1 December 1921

Gunnery Officer 砲術長
(EO) OKANO Ikkan 岡野一幹: 3 July 1920 - 15 November 1920
(Gunnery Officer)+(EO) OKANO Ikkan 岡野一幹: 15 November 1920 - 4 June 1921
(Gunnery Officer) MATSUMOTO Zenji 松本善治: 4 June 1921 - 15 May 1922

Torpedo Officer 水雷長
(EO) OTA Masuemon 太田増右衛門: 3 July 1920 - 15 November 1920
(Torpedo Officer)+(EO) OTA Masuemon 太田増右衛門: 15 November 1920 - 1 December 1920
(Torpedo Officer)+(EO) LCDR / LCDR KAWAMURA Kuemon 川村久右エ門: 1 December 1920 - 20 November 1921
(Torpedo Officer)+(EO) LCDR / LCDR SUNAGAWA Kaneo 砂川兼雄: 20 November 1921 - 1 November 1922
(Torpedo Officer) SUNAGAWA Kaneo 砂川兼雄: 20 November 1921 - 1 November 1922

Navigation Officers 航海長
(EO) FUKUZAWA Tetsushiro 福沢哲四郎: 3 July 1920 - 15 November 1920
(Navigation Officer)+(EO) FUKUZAWA Tetsushiro 福沢哲四郎: 15 November 1920 - 1 December 1920
(Navigation Officer)+(EO) NISHIMURA Shoji 西村祥治): 1 December 1920 - 1 December 1921
(Navigation Officer) YAMAMOTO Rokuro 山本六郎: 1 December 1921 - 5 July 1923

Engineer Officer 機関長
(EO) ITO Tatsuo 伊藤辰雄: 11 June 1920 - 15 November 1920
(Engineer Officer)+(EO) ITO Tatsuo 伊藤辰雄: 15 November 1920 - 1 December 1922
(Engineer Officer) OTSU Hideo 大津秀男: 1 December 1922 - 20 July 1923

Medical Officers 軍医長
(EO) IMOKAWA Chiaki 芋川千秋: 29 September 1920 - 11 October 1920
(EO) TASHIRO Yoshiaki 田代良顯: 11 October 1920 - 15 November 1920
(Medical Officer)+(EO) TASHIRO Yoshiaki 田代良顯: 15 November 1920 - 20 January 1921
(Medical Officer) TSUKUDA Takusaburo 佃卓三郎: 20 January 1921 - 1 December 1921
(Medical Officer) LT / LT TSUKUDA Takusaburo 佃卓三郎 (1913): 20 January 1921 - 1 December 1921 (1921.12.2.Frm21 / 1922.12.2.Frm23)
(Medical Officer) LT / LCDR UDAGAWA Yuzo 宇田川祐三 (1911): 1 December 1921 - 10 November 1923 (1921.12.2.Frm21 / 1923.11.14.Frm4)
(Medical Officer) LT / LT AKITA Rokuro 秋田六郎 (1915): 10 November 1923 - 1 December 1924 (1923.11.14.Frm4 / 1924.12.2.Frm22)
(Medical Officer) LT / LT OGINO Kurazo 荻野庫三: 1 December 1924 - 15 June 1925 (1924.12.2.Frm21 / 1925.6.16.Frm6)

Supply Officers 主計長
(EO) KOBAYASHI Noboru 小林曻: 29 September 1920 - 11 October 1920
(EO) NANRI Masaji 南里昌治 (1911): 11 October 1920 - 15 November 1920
(Supply Officer)+(EO) NANRI Masaji 南里昌治: 15 November 1920 - 1 December 1921
(Supply Officer) NANRI Masaji 南里昌治: 15 November 1920 - 1 December 1921[/color]
(Supply Officer) LT / LT YAMAGUCHI Michitada 山口道尹: 1 December 1921 - 1 May 1922 (1921.12.2.Frm22 / 1922.5.2.Frm6)
(Supply Officer) LT / LCDR FUJIMOTO Rokuro 藤本六郎 (1907): 1 May 1922 - 1 December 1922 (1922.5.2.Frm6 / 1922.12.2.Frm23)
(Supply Officer) LT / LT OKA Yasuzo 岡保三 (Pay.4): 1 December 1922 - 25 May 1923 (1922.12.2.Frm23 / 1923.5.26.Frm4)
(Supply Officer) LT / LT IKEZAWA Hideo 池沢英男 (Pay.3): 25 May 1923 - 1 May 1924 (1923.5.26.Frm4 / 1924.5.3.Frm4)
(Supply Officer) LT / LT TOYOSHIRO Chikashi 豊城親史 (Pay.3): 1 May 1924 - 1 December 1926 (1924.5.3.Frm4 / 1926.12.2.Frm20)

Communications Officers 通信長
Post created on 10 May 1924
LT / LT TAMURA Yasuo 田村保郎 (45) 10 May 1924 - 1 December 1924 (1924.5.12.Frm4 / 1924.12.2.Frm17)
VACANT: 1 December 1924 - 1 December 1925
LT / LT KAWAGUCHI Masao 川口雅雄 (47): 1 December 1925 - 15 March 1927 (1924.12.2.Frm17 / 1927.3.16.Frm15)
VACANT: 15 March 1927 - 10 December 1928

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Re: More IJN Officer Info

Post by ijnfleetadmiral » 28 Feb 2024 17:09

Awesome...thanks! With your latest info, here's what I'm still missing for KITAKAMI:

Need commission years / classes for:

Surgeons
IWASA Motomasa

Paymasters
AMARI Yutaka
MISUMI Yoshihiro
IKOMA Shoji
NAGAMINE Tatsuo

Need these blanks filled in:

Surgeons
LT (Med.) MIYATA Satoru (1928) - 1 December 1937 - ???
LCDR (Med.) NAKAHARA Arata (1925) - ??? - 23 August 1938

Paymasters
LT (Sup.) MISUMI Yoshihiro (??) - 5 September 1944 - ???
LCDR (Sup.) IMASHIRO Yoshifumi (Pay. 26) - ??? – 20 March 1946
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Re: More IJN Officer Info

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Can anyone fill in these blanks for SHIRETOKO? TIA for any help.

Surgeons
LTJG (Med.) MATSUMI Shigeo (1919) - 1 June 1923 - ???
??? - ??? - 1 May 1924

Paymasters
??? - 1 April 1923 - 1 July 1924

Are classes / commission years known for the following personnel?

Surgeons
AZUMA Hideo (2 July 1934 - 1 November 1934)
SUGIHARA Masato (20 September 1941 - 7 March 1942)
MIYAIRI Masato (7 March 1942 - 28 May 1943)
MORI Akira (28 May 1943 - 1 February 1945)

Paymasters
SHUKUGAYA Shigenori (22 August 1938 - 20 November 1938)
HONDA Hiromichi (1 April 1942 - 15 October 1943)
MITSUTA Kentaro (21 July 1944 - 1 February 1945)
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Re: More IJN Officer Info

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ijnfleetadmiral wrote:
28 Feb 2024 17:09
Surgeons
LT (Med.) MIYATA Satoru (1928) - 1 December 1937 - ???
LCDR (Med.) NAKAHARA Arata (1925) - ??? - 23 August 1938
Medical Officers 軍医長
LT / LT URASHIMA Tetsuo 浦島哲夫 (1933): 1 December 1937 - 15 April 1938 (5 C13072072900 / 25 C13072073700)
(ADD) LCDR / LCDR NAKAHARA Arata 中原新 (1925): 15 April 1938 - 27 August 1938 (25 C13072073700 / 47 C13072074200)
(ADD) LCDR / LCDR NAKAJIMA Kozo 中島幸三 (1921): 27 August 1938 - 31 October 1938 (47 C13072074200 / 1 C13072074500)

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Re: More IJN Officer Info

Post by ijnfleetadmiral » 07 Mar 2024 15:05

Awesome...thanks! Is the following correct for KITAKAMI Surgeons?

VACANT - 31 October 1938 - 15 November 1938
LT (Med.) IKEDA Mitsujiro (1933) - 15 November 1938 - 1 August 1939
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Re: More IJN Officer Info

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ijnfleetadmiral wrote:
07 Mar 2024 15:05
Awesome...thanks! Is the following correct for KITAKAMI Surgeons?

VACANT - 31 October 1938 - 15 November 1938
LT (Med.) IKEDA Mitsujiro (1933) - 15 November 1938 - 1 August 1939
(ADD) LCDR / LCDR NAKAJIMA Kozo: 27 August 1938 - 31 October 1938
His regular post was Medical Officer of NACHI.
(ADD) LCDR / LCDR SUZUKI Keiichiro: 31 October 1938 - 15 November 1938
His regular post was Medical Officer of ISUZU.
(ADD) LT / LT IKEDA Mitsujiro: 15 November 1938 - 1 August 1939
His regular post was Medical Officer of ISUZU.
(ADD) LT / LT SATO Takeo: 1 August 1939 - 15 November 1939
His regular post was Medical Officer of ISUZU.

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Re: More IJN Officer Info

Post by ijnfleetadmiral » 07 Mar 2024 21:42

Awesome...thanks!
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Re: More IJN Officer Info

Post by ijnfleetadmiral » 08 Mar 2024 17:05

Is there a listing available (names and class standings) for the following classes?

Engineer Academy 53-56 (I'm guessing 56 was the last class that graduated)
Paymaster Academy 33-36 (I'm guessing 36 was the last class that graduated)

I'm sure JACARS has it in PDF form, but I'm looking for a list of names I can copy-paste into Google Translate. TIA for any help.
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