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Re: More IJN Officer Info

Post by fontessa » 12 Jul 2020 07:20

Hello ijnfleetadmiral,
ijnfleetadmiral wrote:
12 Jul 2020 03:55
Kuriles Area Special Base Force
1) Did the positions of Chief Engineer and Adjutant exist for this unit?
No.
ijnfleetadmiral wrote:
12 Jul 2020 03:55
Kuriles Area Base Force
2) Did the positions of Chief Engineer and Adjutant exist for this unit?
No.
ijnfleetadmiral wrote:
12 Jul 2020 03:55
Mako Special Base Force
3) Did the position of Adjutant exist for this unit?
No.
ijnfleetadmiral wrote:
12 Jul 2020 03:55
Okinawa Area Base Force
4) Did the position of Chief-of-Staff exist before 20 March 1945?
No.
ijnfleetadmiral wrote:
12 Jul 2020 03:55
Okinawa Area Base Force
5) Did the positions of Executive Officer, Chief Engineer, or Adjutant exist for this unit?
No.
ijnfleetadmiral wrote:
12 Jul 2020 03:55
6) Some info for you:
YAMADA Hirokuni 山田弘国 (Eng. 47)
Thanks for the info.

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Re: More IJN Officer Info

Post by ijnfleetadmiral » 12 Jul 2020 16:24

Thanks for the info!
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Re: More IJN Officer Info

Post by fontessa » 13 Jul 2020 01:24

Hello ijnfleetadmiral,

Oshima Base Force
Activated on 1 October 1941
Deactivated on 15 January 1942.
Commanding Officers
RADM / RADM ONO Ichiro 大野一郎 (38): 1 October 1941 - 15 January 1942 (1 C13072082600 / 38 C13072083800)
Staff Officers
LCDR / CDR MORIYA Setsuji 守屋節司 (51): 1 October 1941 - 15 January 1942 (6 C13072082600 / 40 C13072083800)
Engineer Officers
CDR / CDR OTANI Yuya 大谷由也 (Eng.28): 1 October 1941 - 15 January 1942 (14 C13072082600 / 43 C13072083800)
Medical Officers
LCDR / CDR AKITA Jiro 秋田仁郎 (1924): 1 October 1941 - 15 January 1942 (22 C13072082600 / 45 C13072083800)
Supply Officers
CDR / CDR NAKAMURA Tomonori 中村朋徳 (Pay.10): 1 October 1941 - 5 January 1942 (27 C13072082600 / 8 C13072083800)
LT / LT AKIYAMA Shotaro 秋山正太郎 (2Y1938): 5 January 1942 - 15 January 1942 (8 C13072083800 / 48 C13072083800)

Rashin Base Force
Activated on 1 October 1941
Reorganized into Rashin Area Special Base Force 20 May 1942
Commanding Officers
RADM / VADM SUKIGARA Tamazo 鋤柄玉造 (37): 1 October 1941 - 20 May 1942 (1 C13072082600 / 14 C13072085500)
Staff Officers
LCDR / LCDR HIGUCHI Nobuo 樋口信夫 (52): 1 October 1941 - 20 May 1942 (6 C13072082600 / 15 C13072085500
Engineer Officers
CDR / CDR YUDA Tsuneaki 湯田常秋 (Eng.29): 1 October 1941 - 20 May 1942 (14 C13072082600 / 23 C13072085500)
Medical Officers
LT / LCDR NAKAMURA Hidesaburo 中村秀三郎 (1933): 1 October 1941 - 10 April 1942 (23 C13072082600 / 23 C13072085100)
LCDR / LCDR TADANO Tsuyoshi 只埜強 (1930): 10 April 1942 - 1 November 1942 (23 C13072085100 / 1 C13072087900)
LCDR / ??? FUKUDA Hiroyuki 福田礼之 (1935); 1 November 1942 - ??? (1 C13072087900)
Supply Officers
LCDR / LCDR OKUBO Kenkichi 大久保謙吉 (Pay.13): 1 October 1941 - 20 May 1942 (28 C13072082600 / 26 C13072085500)

Rashin Area Special Base Force
Activated on 20 May 1942
Deactivated post-war
Commanding Officers
VADM / VADM SUKIGARA Tamazo 鋤柄玉造 (37): 20 May 1942 - 1 September 1942 (1 C13072086800 (14 C13072085500)
RADM / RADM KAJIOKA Sadamichi 梶岡定道 (39): 1 September 1942 - 10 October 1943 (1 C13072086800 / 2 C13072093800)
CAPT / RADM TAKAHASHI Ichimatsu 高橋一松 (40): 10 October 1943 - 25 June 1944 (3 C13072093800 / 22 C13072099600)
RADM / RADM DOI Naoji 土井直治 (43):: 25 June 1944 - 20 September 1944 (22 C13072099600 / 23 C13072101000)
VACANT: 20 September 1944 - 15 March 1945
RADM / ??? Hori Yugoro 堀勇五郎 (41): 15 March 1945 - ??? (31 C13072103900)
Executive Officers
(ADD) LCDR / CDR HIGUCHI Nobuo 樋口信夫 (52): 20 May 1942 - 22 January 1943 (16 C13072085500 / 16 C13072089400)
(ADD) CDR / CDR YAMASHITA Tatsuki 山下達喜 (51): 22 January 1943 - 25 June 1944 (16 C13072089400 / 23 C13072099600)
VACANT; 25 June 1944 - 20 March 1945
(ADD) CAPT / CAPT YUKAWA Shuichi 由川周吉 (51): 20 March 1945 - 25 June 1945 (33 C13072103900 / 14 C13072105900)
(ADD) CAPT / ??? KUMABE Tsutae 隈部伝 (50): 25 June 1945 - ??? (14 C13072105900)
Naimuchos
VACANT: 1 December 1943 - ???
??? / LCDR (Res.) YOKOTA Jun’ichi 横田恂一 (???): ??? - 6 March 1945 (33 C13072103800)
LCDR (Res.) / LCDR (Res.) YAZU Tadashi 谷津正 (???): 6 March 1945 - 25 July 1945 (33 C13072103800 / 34 C13072106700)
Staff Officers
LCDR / CDR HIGUCHI Nobuo 樋口信夫 (52): 20 May 1942 - 22 January 1943 (16 C13072085500 / 16 C13072089400)
(ADD) LT / LT MISAWA Tadao 三沢忠雄 (63): 20 May 1942 - 25 June 1942 (17 C13072085500 / 26 C130720859)
(ADD) LT / LT SHIGA Hiro’o 志賀寬雄 (60): 1 July 1942 - 10 November 1942 (4 C13072086200 / 28 C13072088000)
CDR / CDR YAMASHITA Tatsuki 山下達喜 (51): 22 January 1943 - 25 June 1944 (16 C13072089400 / 23 C13072099600)
CAPT / CAPT YUKAWA Shuichi 由川周吉 (51):: 20 March 1945 - 25 June 1945 (33 C13072103900 / 14 C13072105900)
CAPT / ??? KUMABE Tsutae 隈部伝 (50): 25 June 1945 - ??? (14 C13072105900)
Adjutants
LT / LT MISAWA Tadao 三沢忠雄 (63): 20 May 1942 - 25 June 1942 (17 C13072085500 / 26 C13072085900)
VACANT: 25 June 1942 - 1 July 1942
LT / LT SHIGA Hiro’o 志賀寬雄 (60): 1 July 1942 - 10 November 1942 (4 C13072086200 / 28 C13072088000)
Engineer Officers
LCDR / LCDR TADOKORO Yoshitaro 田所由太郎 (Eng.36): 20 May 1942 -21 December 1942 (23 C13072085500 / 41 C13072088600)
LCDR / LCDR TADOKORO Yoshitaro 田所由太郎 (Mobilized): 21 December 1942 - 25 June 1943 (41 C13072088600 / 33 C13072091700)
LCDR (Res.) / ??? YOKOTA Jun’ichi 横田侚一: 25 June 1943 - ??? (40 C13072091700)
Medical Officers
LCDR / LCDR TADANO Tsuyoshi 只埜強 (1930): 20 May 1942 - 1 November 1942 (25 C13072085500 / 1 C13072087900)
LCDR / LCDR FUKUDA Hiroyuki 福田礼之 (1935): 1 November 1942 - 10 December 1943 (1 C13072087900 / 10 C13072094800)
LT / LCDR SAKATA Shun’ichi 坂田俊一 (1910): 10 December 1943- 20 December 1944 (11 C13072094800 / 2 C13072102400)
LCDR / ??? AMINAKA Shigeaki 網中成章 (2Y1939): 20 December 1944 - ??? (2 C13072102400)
Supply Officers
LCDR / LCDR OKUBO Kenkichi 大久保謙吉 (Pay.13): 20 May 1942 - 15 October 1942 (26 C13072085500 / 38 C13072087300)
LT / LT KIKUCHI Keiji 菊地圭次 (2Y1940): 15 October 1942 - 1 May 1944 (38 C13072087300 / 15 C13072098000)
LT / ??? OKAMOTO Yoshimasa 岡本好正 (???): 1 May 1944 - ??? (14 C13072098000)

Lushun (Ryojun) Area Special Base Force
Activated on 15 January 1942
Deactivated post-war
Commanding Officers
RADM / RADM NAKAMURA Shigekatsu 中村重一 (37): 15 January 1942 - 15 November 1942 (38 C13072083800 / 10 C13072088100)
VADM / VADM HARA Kenzaburo 原顕三郎 (37): 15 November 1942 - 15 January 1944 (10 C13072088100 / 15 C13072095300)
VADM / VADM YAMAGUCHI Gisaburo 山口儀三朗 (40): 15 January 1944 - 20 April 1945 (15 C13072095300 / 19 C13072104700)
VADM / ??? KOBAYASHI Kengo 小林謙五 (42): 20 April 1945 - ??? (19 C13072104700)
Executive Officers
(ADD) CAPT / CAPT TANIMOTO Keizo 谷本計三 (44): 15 January 1942 - 7 September 1942 (39 C13072083800 / 30 C13072086800)
(ADD) CAPT / CAPT TAKAHASHI Yuji 高橋雄次 (44): 5 September 1942 - 10 August 1943 (33 C13072092400) (30 C13072086800)
(ADD) CAPT / CAPT TACHIBANA Masao 橘正雄 (45): 10 August 1943 - 15 September 1944 (33 C13072092400 / 46 C13072100900)
(ADD) CAPT / ??? MIFUNE Denzo 御船伝蔵 (49); 15 September 1944 - ??? (46 C13072100900)
Naimuchos
CDR / CDR UESUGI Kozo 上杉恒蔵 (Eng.30): 1 December 1943 - 1 April 1945 (37 C13072104200)
LCDR / ??? NAKAZAWA Sadayoshi 中沢定良 (Mobilized): 1 April 1945 - ??? (37 C13072104200)
Staff Officers
CAPT / CAPT TANIMOTO Keizo 谷本計三 (44): 15 January 1942 - 7 September 1942 (39 C13072083800 / 30 C13072086800))
(ADD) LCDR / LCDR ISHINISHI Toshihiko 石西寿彦 (52): 15 January 1942 - 1 May 1942 (40 C13072083800 / 23 C13072085300)
(ADD) LCDR / ??? MIYAJI Yoshie 宮地美枝 (52): 1 May 1942 - ??? (24 C13072085300)
CAPT / CAPT TAKAHASHI Yuji 高橋雄次 (44): 7 September 1942 - 10 August 1943 (33 C13072092400) (30 C13072086800)
CAPT / CAPT TACHIBANA Masao 橘正雄 (45): 10 August 1943 - 15 September 1944 (33 C13072092400 / 46 C13072100900)
CAPT / ??? MIFUNE Denzo 御船伝蔵 (49); 15 September 1944 - ??? (46 C13072100900)
Engineer Officers
CDR / CDR KORE’EDA Yorinnaka 是枝頼仲 (Eng.30): 15 January 1942 - 15 April 1943 (44 C13072083800 / 46 C13072090500)
CDR / CDR UESUGI Kozo 上杉恒蔵 (Eng.30): 15 April 1943 - 1 December 1943 (46 C13072090500)
Medical Officers
(ADD) LCDR / LCDR NAKAMACHI Kisaji 中町喜三治 (1931): 15 January 1942 - 3 September 1942 (45 C13072083800 / 24 C13072086800)
LCDR / ??? NAKAMORI Yoshiro 中森義郎 (1930): 3 September 1942 - ??? (24 C13072086800)
Supply Officers
LT / LT KAWAMURA Seiichi 川村精一 (Mobilized): 15 January 1942 - 1 May 1943 (48 C13072083800 / 2 C13072090900)
LT / LT OMORI Nobuyuki 大森信幸 (2Y1940): 1 May 1943 - 1 November 1944 (11 C13072090800 / 25 C13072101800)
LT / ??? KITAMURA Kenzo 喜田村健三 (2Y1940): 1 November 1944 - ??? (25 C13072101800)


ijnfleetadmiral wrote:
12 Jul 2020 03:55
Saeki Base Force
Activated on 2 December 1941
Deactivated post-war
Saeki Base Force didn’t exist.
Saeki Defense Force which was Reorganized from Kure Defense Force was activated on 1 November 1939
Base Force: 根拠地隊 Konkyochi-tai
Defense Force: 防備隊 Bobi-tai
The bilow did exist.
Yokosuka Defence force: Activated on 1 April 1913
Kure Defence force: Activated on 1 April 1913
Sasebo Defence force: Activated on 1 April 1913
Maizuru Defence force: Activated on 1 April 1913

Saeki Defense Force
Reorganized from Kure Defense Force on 1 November 1939
Deactivated post-war
Commanding Officers
??? / CAPT SATO Namizo 佐藤波蔵 (39): 1 November 1939 - 15 November 1939 (28 C13072076700)
CAPT / CAPT MORI Kunizo 森国造 (40): 15 November 1939 - 15 October 1940 (29 C13072076700 / 29 C13072079000)
CAPT / CAPT IHARA Mikio 井原美岐雄 (40): 15 October 1940 - 2 December 1941 (30 C13072079000 / 40 C13072083300)
CAPT / CAPT KIKUCHI Tsuruji 菊地鶴治 (41): 2 December 1941 - 10 April 1943 (40 C13072083300 / 21 C13072090500)
CAPT / CAPT AZUKIZAWA Sei 小豆沢成 (42): 10 April 1943 - 1 December 1943 (21 C13072090500 / 50 C13072094600)
VACANT: 1 December 1943 - 15 March 1944
CAPT / CAPT KANAOKA Kunizo 金岡国三 (48):: 15 March 1944 - 1 July 1944 (42 C13072096600 / 24 C13072099900)
CAPT / ??? KOYAMA Takeo 小山猛夫 (46): 1 July 1944 - ??? (24 C13072099900)
Executive Officers
CDR / CAPT NAKAJIMA Shintaro 中島新太郎 (42): 1 November 1939 - 15 November 1939 (36 C13072076700)
CDR / CDR MATSUSHITA Takeo 松下武雄 (43): 15 November 1939 - 15 October 1940 (38 C13072076700 / 32 C13072079000)
CDR / CDR YAMAMOTO Iwata 山本岩多 (46): 15 October 1940 - 1 July 1941 (34 C13072079000 / 3 C13072081600)
VACANT: 1 July 1941 - 15 September 1941
CDR / CDR ODAWARA Ken’ichi 小田原憲一 (48): 15 September 1941 - 5 February 1943 (28 C13072082100 / 45 C13072089600)
VACANT: 5 February 1943 - 5 March 1943
CDR / ??? KONADA Toshio 小灘利夫 (49): 5 March 1943 - ??? (23 C13072089900)
Naimuchos
(ADD) CDR / CAPT HARA Tamiji 原民治 (Eng.29): 1 December 1943 - 15 February 1945 (7 C13072103500)
(ADD) CDR / CDR NUKA Masanao 額久直 (Eng.34): 15 February 1945 - 5 July 1945 (7 C13072103500 / 25 C13072106100)
LCDR / ??? YAMAUCHI Takishiro 山内瀧四郎 (Mobilized): 5 July 1945 - ??? (25 C13072106100)
Torpedo Officers
CDR / CDR MIYAZAKI Sadae 宮崎定栄 (48); 1 November 1939 - 15 October 1940 (36 C13072079000)
LCDR / LCDR HARUYAMA Sunao 春山淳 (50): 15 October 1940 - 1 April 1941 (42 C13072079000)
Mine Officers
LCDR / LCDR HARUYAMA Sunao 春山淳 (50): 1 April 1941 - 12 May 1942 (22 C13072085400)
VACANT: 12 May 1942 - 25 May 1942
LCDR / CDR YAMASHITA Tatsuki 山下達喜 (51): 25 May 1942 - 10 January 1943 (37 C13072085500 / 26 C13072089000)
LCDR / LCDR TSUCHIYA Kaname 土屋要 (53): 10 January 1943 - 15 April 1943 (26 C13072089000 / 43 C13072090500)
LCDR / CDR UJIIE Chuzo 氏家忠三 (52): 15 April 1943 - 1 May 1945 (43 C13072090500 / 26 C13072104800)
CDR / CDR TADENUMA Saburo 蓼沼三郎 (57): 1 May 1945 - 10 June 1945 (26 C13072104800 / 16 C13072105500)
VACANT: 10 June 1945 - 15 July 1945
LCDR / ??? ICHISE Makoto 市瀬信 (65): 15 July 1945 - ??? (12 C13072106400)
Engineer Officers
CDR / CDR SHINODA Tadataka 篠田忠敬 (Eng.26): 1 November 1939 - 15 November 1939 (33 C13072076800)
CDR / CDR IKEDA Masahira 池田正平 (Eng.26): 15 November 1939 - 15 October 1940 (34 C13072076800 / 17 C13072079100)
CDR / CDR SUZUKI Gicho 鈴木儀長 (Eng.28): 15 October 1940 - 10 September 1941 (17 C13072079100 / 32 C13072082000)
CDR / CDR / CDR HARA Tamiji 原民治 (Eng.29): 10 September 1941 - 1 May 1943 (33 C13072082000 / 47 C13072090800)
(ADD) CDR / CDR HARA Tamiji 原民治 (Eng.29): 1 May 1943 - 1 December 1943 (47 C13072090800)
Medical Officers
CDR / CDR OUCHI Takeshi 大内武 (1921): 1 November 1939 - 15 November 1939 (5 C13072076900)
LT / LT RIKU Shiro 陸四郎 (???): 15 November 1939 - 20 April 1940 (14 C13072076900 / 45 C13072077900)
LT / LT TAHARA Tsunenori 田原倫典 (1929): 20 April 1940 - 1 November 1940 (45 C13072077900 / 36 C13072079300)
LCDR / LCDR KUBO Tadashi 久保正 (1925): 1 November 1940 - 20 September 1941 (28 C13072079300 / 30 C13072082200)
LCDR / LCDR OTSUKA Takeshi 大塚健 (1925): 20 September 1941 - 13 October 1942 (30 C13072082200 / 15 C13072087300)
LT / LT KAMIKAWANA Seiichi 上川名誠一 (2Y1937): 13 October 1942 - 10 June 1943 (16 C13072087300 / 2 C13072091600)
LT / ??? TANIGUCHI Takeo 谷口竹雄 (???)::10 June 1943 - ??? (3 C13072091600)
Supply Officers
LCDR / LCDR OKUBO Kenkichi 大久保謙吉 (Pay.13): 1 November 1939 - 15 October 1940 (41 C13072079100)
CDR / CDR FUJINO Shigekichi 藤野繁吉 (Pay.11): 15 October 1940 - 1 November 1942 (41 C13072079100 / 7 C13072087900)
LCDR / LCDR ISHII Mineji 石井峯治 (S.D.): 1 November 1942 - 14 January 1943 (7 C13072087900 / 6 C13072089400)
LT / LT MASUDA Yuji 益田祐二 (2Y 1940): 14 January 1943 - 10 January 1944 (6 C13072089400 / 4 C13072095300)
LT / LT MIYAMOTO Ichiro 宮本一朗 (???):10 January 1944 - 1 November 1944 (4 C13072095300 /31 C13072101800)
LT / ??? TAKASHIMA Kiyoshi 高島清 (???): 1 November 1944 - ??? (31 C13072101800)

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Re: More IJN Officer Info

Post by ijnfleetadmiral » 13 Jul 2020 09:35

Awesome...thanks! Questions:

Oshima Base Force
1) Did the position of Executive Officer exist for this unit?

Rashin Base Force
2) Did the position of Adjutant exist before 20 May 1942?

Rashin Area Special Base Force
3) Did the position of Adjutant exist after 10 November 1942?

4) Is the following correct for Naimuchos?
VACANT - 25 July 1945 - ???

Ryojun Area Special Base Force
5) Some info for you:
KAWAMURA Seiichi 川村精一 (1939)

6) Did the position of Adjutant exist for this unit?

Saeki Defense Corps
7) Could this be correct for one of the Mine Officers?
YAMASHITA Tatsuki
SHIRAKAMI Commanding Officer - 15 September 1941 - 25 May 1942
Saeki Defense Corps Mine Officer - 25 May 1942 - 10 January 1943

Here are some more Base Forces...TIA for any help with filling in blanks!

Seito Base Force
Activated on 15 November 1939
Deactivated 15 August 1945

Commanding Officers
RADM OSHIMA Shiro (36) - 15 November 1939 - 10 April 1941
CAPT KANEKO Shigeji (41) - 10 April 1941 - 24 May 1941
CAPT OGATA Masaki (41) - 24 May 1941 - 20 August 1941
CAPT OSUGI Morikazu (41) - 20 August 1941 - 10 April 1942
RADM / VADM KUWABARA Torao (37) - 10 April 1942 - 10 November 1943
VADM FUJITA Ruitaro (38) - 10 November 1943 - 29 January 1945
RADM / VADM KANEKO Shigeji (42) - 29 January 1945 - 15 August 1945

Executive Officers
??? - 15 November 1939 - 15 October 1940
CAPT NOMURA Tomekichi (45) - 15 October 1940 - 2 May 1941
??? - 2 May 1941 - 15 August 1945

Chief Engineers
??? - 15 November 1939 - 15 August 1945

Surgeons
??? - 15 November 1939 - 15 August 1945

Paymasters
??? - 15 November 1939 - 10 April 1941
(P) CAPT NANBU Chuzo (Pay. 6) - 10 April 1941 - 20 September 1941
??? - 20 September 1941 - 15 August 1945

Shanghai Base Force
Activated on 15 November 1939
Deactivated post-war

Commanding Officers
RADM HIGUCHI Shuichiro (37) - 15 November 1939 - 15 November 1940
RADM KOBAYASHI Masami (38) - 15 November 1940 - 1 May 1941
RADM HIRAOKA Kumeichi (39) - 1 May 1941 - 15 September 1941
RADM / VADM MAKITA Kakusaburo (38) - 15 September 1941 - 14 February 1942
RADM / VADM ONO Ichiro (38) - 14 February 1942 - 1 June 1943
VADM HATAKEYAMA Koichiro (39) - 1 June 1943 - 20 March 1944
RADM SUZUKI Chozo (40) - 20 March 1944 - 18 August 1944
RADM MORI Tokuji (40) - 18 August 1944 - 15 August 1945

Executive Officers
??? - 15 November 1939 - 15 August 1945

Chiefs-of-Staff
??? - 15 November 1939 - 27 December 1939
CAPT YAMASAKI Shigeaki (41) - 27 December 1939 - 15 October 1940
CAPT HARA Teizo (41) - 15 October 1940 - 5 March 1941
??? - 5 March 1941 - 15 September 1941
CAPT SHIBAZAKI Keiji (43) - 15 September 1941 - 25 April 1943
CAPT / RADM TAKEDA Isamu (43) - 25 April 1943 - 15 October 1943
??? - 15 October 1943 - 15 August 1945

Chief Engineers
??? - 15 November 1939 - 15 November 1940
(E) CAPT KAWASAKI Shigeharu (Eng. 23) - 15 November 1940 - 1 October 1941
(E) CAPT GOTO Shukichi (Eng. 26) - 1 October 1941 - 25 June 1942
??? - 25 June 1942 - 25 May 1944
CAPT UDAKA Tadatoshi (Eng. 30) - 25 May 1944 - ???
??? - ??? - 15 August 1945

Surgeons
??? - 15 November 1939 - 20 May 1945
(S) CAPT KATSUYAMA Susumu (1928) - 20 May 1945 - 15 August 1945

Paymasters
??? - 15 November 1939 - 15 April 1944
(P) LCDR TERASAKA Shigeo (Pay. 17) - 15 April 1944 - ???
??? - ??? - 7 March 1945
(P) LCDR SUZUKI Seizaburo (??) - 7 March 1945 - 1 May 1945
(P) LCDR SHIOMITSU Kunio (Pay. 28) - 1 May 1945 - 15 August 1945

Adjutants
??? - 15 November 1939 - 13 April 1945
LCDR KOMIYAMA Isamu (??) - 13 April 1945 - 15 August 1945

Takao Base Force
Activated on 1 May 1945
Deactivated post-war

Commanding Officers
RADM KUROSE Hiroshi (41) - 1 May 1945 - 15 August 1945

Executive Officers
??? - 1 May 1945 - 15 August 1945

Chief Engineers
??? - 1 May 1945 - 15 August 1945

Surgeons
(S) LCDR TANABE Kaoru (1937) - 1 May 1945 - 15 August 1945

Paymasters
??? - 1 May 1945 - 15 August 1945

Adjutants
??? - 1 May 1945 - 1 June 1945
(P) LT HARADA Seiichi (??) - 1 June 1945 - 15 August 1945

Tsingtao Base Force (1st Gen.)
Activated in November 1941
Deactivated on 15 January 1942

Commanding Officers
??? - November 1941 - 15 January 1942

Executive Officers
??? - November 1941 - 15 January 1942

Chief Engineers
??? - November 1941 - 15 January 1942

Surgeons
??? - November 1941 - 15 January 1942

Paymasters
??? - November 1941 - 15 January 1942

Tsingtao Base Force (2nd Gen.)
Activated on 10 April 1942
Deactivated post-war

Commanding Officers
??? - 10 April 1942 - 26 January 1945
RADM KANEKO Shigeji (42) - 26 January 1945 - 15 August 1945

Executive Officers
??? - 10 April 1942 - 15 August 1945

Chief Engineers
??? - 10 April 1942 - 15 August 1945

Surgeons
??? - 10 April 1942 - 1 February 1945
(S) LCDR MIURA Ontaro (1930) - 1 February 1945 - 15 August 1945

Paymasters
??? - 10 April 1942 - 15 August 1945

Wonsan Base Force
Activated on 25 July 1945
Deactivated post-war

Commanding Officers
??? - 25 July 1945 - 15 August 1945

Executive Officers
??? - 25 July 1945 - 15 August 1945

Operations Officers
LCDR YAZU Tadashi (Res.) - 25 July 1945 - 15 August 1945

Chief Engineers
??? - 25 July 1945 - 15 August 1945

Surgeons
??? - 25 July 1945 - 15 August 1945

Paymasters
??? - 25 July 1945 - 15 August 1945
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Re: More IJN Officer Info

Post by fontessa » 14 Jul 2020 01:48

Hello ijnfleetadmiral,
ijnfleetadmiral wrote:
13 Jul 2020 09:35
Oshima Base Force
1) Did the position of Executive Officer exist for this unit?
No.
ijnfleetadmiral wrote:
13 Jul 2020 09:35
Rashin Base Force
2) Did the position of Adjutant exist before 20 May 1942?
No.
ijnfleetadmiral wrote:
13 Jul 2020 09:35
Rashin Area Special Base Force
3) Did the position of Adjutant exist after 10 November 1942?
No.
ijnfleetadmiral wrote:
13 Jul 2020 09:35
Rashin Area Special Base Force
4) Is the following correct for Naimuchos?
VACANT - 25 July 1945 - ???
I couldn’t confirm NAKAZAWA Sadayoshi 中沢定良 (Mobilized) was relieved on 25 July 1945.
ijnfleetadmiral wrote:
13 Jul 2020 09:35
Ryojun Area Special Base Force
5) Some info for you:
KAWAMURA Seiichi 川村精一 (1939)
Thanks for the info.
I would like to correct as follows.
KAWAMURA Seiichi 川村精一 (2Y1939) (Auxiliary trainee class2)
ijnfleetadmiral wrote:
13 Jul 2020 09:35
Ryojun Area Special Base Force
6) Did the position of Adjutant exist for this unit?
No.
ijnfleetadmiral wrote:
13 Jul 2020 09:35
Saeki Defense Corps
7) Could this be correct for one of the Mine Officers?
YAMASHITA Tatsuki
SHIRAKAMI Commanding Officer - 15 September 1941 - 25 May 1942
Saeki Defense Corps Mine Officer - 25 May 1942 - 10 January 1943
Accrording to Naval Transfer and Promotion Lists, he was Ominato Defense Force Mine Officer (regular post) and Ominato 軍需部 Supply Department Member (additional post) from 15 September 1941 to 25 May 1942. However, SHIRAKAMI belonged to the Ominato Defense Force, and he was Commanding Officer of her as additional post.
The below is a wartime diary of Ominato Defense Force Mine Officer. Click [表示] and see frame 5.
https://www.jacar.archives.go.jp/aj/met ... S_KEY_S12=&

YAMASHITA Tatsuki 山下達喜
LT:
SAWAKAZE Torpedo Officer: 1 December 1931 - 6 June 1934
YUGIRI Torpedo Officer: 16 March 1936 - 16 November 1936
YURA Torpedo Officer: 16 November 1936 - 25 October 1937
LCDR:
OKINOSHIMA Torpedo Officer: 15 October 1940 - 1 April 1941 (42 C13072079000)
OKINOSHIMA Mine Officer: 1 April 1941 - 10 September 1941 (23 C13072082000)
Ominato Defense Force Mine Officer: 15 September 1941 - 25 May 1942 (32 C13072082100 / 37 C13072085500)
(ADD) Ominato 軍需部 Supply Department Member: 15 September 1941 - 25 May 1942 (32 C13072082100 / 37 C13072085500)
Saeki Defense Force Mine Officer: 25 May 1942 - 10 January 1943 (37 C13072085500 / 26 C13072089000)
CDR:
21st Minesweeper Division (2nd Gen.) Commanding Officer: 5 July 1944 - 5 February 1945 (49 C13072099900 / 15 C13072103400)
Attached to Yokosuka Naval Distinct: 5 February 1945 - 20 July 1945
Ominato Defense Force Executive Officer: 20 July 1945 - 9 September 1945 (6 C13072106700)
(ADD) Ominato Submarine Base Unit Executive Officer: 20 July 1945 - 9 September 1945 (6 C13072106700)

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Re: More IJN Officer Info

Post by ijnfleetadmiral » 14 Jul 2020 03:19

Thanks for the info!
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Re: More IJN Officer Info

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[Hello ijnfleetadmiral,

Qingdao (Seito) Area Special Base Force (1st Gen.)
Activated on 15 November 1939
Reorganized into Qingdao Guard Force on 15 January 1942
Commanding Officers
RADM / RADM OSHIMA Shiro 大島四郎 (36): 15 November 1939 - 10 April 1941 (23 C13072076700 / 29 C13072080700)
CAPT / CAPT KANEKO Shigeji 金子繁治 (42): 10 April 1941 - 24 May 1941 (30 C13072080700) / 14 C13072081100)
CAPT / CAPT OGATA Masaki 緒方真記 (41): 24 May 1941 - 20 August 1941 (14 C13072081100 / 4 C13072081800)
CAPT / CAPT OSUGI Morikazu 大杉守一 (41): 20 August 1941 - 15 January 1942 (5 C13072081800 / 38 C13072083800)
Executive Officers
CAPT / CAPT UMESAKI Unosuke 梅崎卯之助 (40): 15 November 1939 - 15 October 1940 (30 C13072076700 / 30 C13072079000)
CAPT / CAPT NOMURA Tomekichi 野村留吉 (46): 15 October 1940 - 2 May 1941 (32 C13072079000 / 9 C13072081000)  
LCDR / LCDR SHIMAZMURA Koji 島村浩二 (50): 2 May 1941 - 1 October 1941 (9 C13072081000 / 6 C13072082600)
CDR / CDR ONUMA Tomio 大沼富男 (48): 1 October 1941 - 15 January 1942 (5 C13072082600 / 39 C13072083800)
Staff Officers
(ADD) CAPT / CAPT UMESAKI Unosuke 梅崎卯之助 (40): 15 November 1939 - 15 October 1940 (30 C13072076700 / 30 C13072079000)
(ADD) CDR / CDR UKITA Nobuie 浮田信家 (50): 1 December 1939 - 22 March 1941 (4 C13072077100 / 49 C13072080500)
(ADD) LCDR / LCDR DAIMATSU Katzuzo 大松勝蔵 (54): 24 April 1940 - 22 August 1940 (48 C13072077900 / 54 C13072078700)
(ADD) CAPT / CAPT NOMURA Tomekichi 野村留吉 (46): 15 October 1940 - 2 May 1941 (32 C13072079000 / 9 C13072081000)
(ADD) LT / LT IWAI Gorosaku 岩井吾郎作 (Res.1936): 15 November 1940 - 1 April 1941 (34 C13072079500 / 30 C13072080600)
(ADD) CDR / CDR OTA Nobunosuke 太田信之輔 (67): 1 May 1941 - 10 October 1941 (2 C13072081000 / 6 C13072082700)
(ADD) CDR / CDR ONUMA Tomio 大沼富男 (48): 1 October 1941 - 15 January 1942 (5 C13072082600 / 39 C13072083800)
(ADD) LCDR / LCDR SHIMAZMURA Koji 島村浩二 (50): 2 May 1941 - 1 October 1941 (9 C13072081000 / 6 C13072082600
CDR / CDR ONUMA Tomio 大沼富男 (48): 10 April 1942 - 15 September 1942 (15 C13072085100 / 49 C13072086800)
LCDR / ??? SUZUKI Ichiro 鈴木一郎 (???): 15 January 1945 - ??? (36 C13072103000)
LCDR / ??? YAGIHASHI Rokuro 八木橋六郎 (Eng.40): 1 March 1945 - ??? (48 C13072103700)
CDR / ??? TEJIMA Isao 手島勇雄 (???): 1 April 1945 - ??? (40 C13072104300)
Adjutants
(ADD) LCDR / LCDR TOKI Isao 土岐勲 (55): 15 November 1939 - 15 November 1940 (7 C13072076800 / 23 C13072079500)
(ADD) LT / LT IWAI Gorosaku 岩井吾郎作 (Res.1936): 15 November 1940 - 1 April 1941 (34 C13072079500 / 30 C13072080600)
(ADD) LCDR / LCDR INO Eiichi 井野栄市 (53): 1 May 1941 - 1 September 1941 (2 C13072081000 / 8 C13072081900)
(ADD) LCDR / LCDR WATANABE Toshio 渡部寿雄 (52): 1 September 1941 - 15 January 1942 (8 C13072081900 / 40 C13072083800)  
Engineer Officers
CDR / CDR TAKAGI Hidetsugu 高城英次 (Eng.24): 15 November 1939 - 15 October 1940 (32 C13072076800 / 17 C13072079100)
CDR / CDR ENDO Masaji 遠藤政治 (Eng.26): 15 October 1940 - 10 April 1941 (17 C13072079100 / 36 C13072080700)
(ADD) CAPT / CAPT TODA Kakuju 戸田鶴寿 (Eng.23): 10 April 1941 - 25 September 1941 (36 C13072080700 / 20 C13072082300)
CDR / ??? MATSUSUE Motohiro 松末元完 (Eng.27): 25 September 1941 - 15 December 1941 (21 C13072082300 / 4 C13072083400)
(ADD) CAPT / CAPT NEMOTO Kinji 根本金次 (Eng.24): 15 December 1941 - 10 February 1942 (4 C13072083400 / 31 C13072084200)
CDR / CDR YAMAGUCHI Bunzo 山口文蔵 (Eng.26): 10 February 1942 - 15 January 1942 (32 C13072084200)
Medical Officers
CDR / CDR UCHIDA Tomei 内田東明 (1924): 15 November 1939 - 15 November 1940 (5 C13072076900 / 26 C13072079600)
CDR / CDR KANAZAWA Ryuzo 金沢龍三 (1920): 15 November 1940 - 20 September 1941 (25 C13072079600 / 27 C13072082200)
CDR / CDR YAJIMA Shigeo 矢島重男 (1923): 20 September 1941 - 15 January 1942 (27 C13072082200)
Supply Officers
CDR / CDR OWADA Tsutomu 大和田勉 (Pay.9): 15 November 1939 - 1 December 1939 (22 C13072076900 / 20 C13072077100)
CDR / CDR OTANI Shigeru 大谷茂 (Pay.8): 1 December 1939 - 15 November 1940 (19 C13072077100 / 38 C13072079600)
CDR / CDR WATANABE Hideaki 渡辺秀秋 (Pay.9): 15 November 1940 - 10 April 1941 (38 C13072079600 / 41 C13072080700)
(ADD) CAPT / CAPT NAMBU Chuzo 南部忠蔵 (Pay.6): 10 April 1941 - 20 September 1941 (40 C13072080700 / 47 C13072082200)
(ADD) CDR / CAPT MATSUNOYA Takesaburo 松ノ谷武三郎 (Pay.9): 20 September 1941 - 15 January 1942 (47 C13072082200)

Qingdao (Seito) Guard Force
Reorganized from Qingdao Area Special Base Force (1st Gen.) on 15 January 1942
Reorganized into Qingdao Area Special Base Force (2nd Gen). on 10 April 1942
Commanding Officers
CAPT / CAPT OSUGI Morikazu 大杉守一 (41): 15 January 1942 - 10 April 1942 (38 C13072083800 / 14 C13072085100)
Staff Officers
CDR / CDR ONUMA Tomio 大沼富男 (48): 15 January 1942 - 10 April 1942 (39 C13072083800 / 15 C13072085100)
Engineer Officers
CDR / CDR YAMAGUCHI Bunzo 山口文蔵 (Eng.26): 15 January 1942 - 10 April 1942 (21 C13072085100)
Medical Officers
CDR / CDR YAJIMA Shigeo 矢島重男 (1923): 15 January 1942 - 10 April 1942 (22 C13072085100)
Supply Officers
(ADD) CDR / CAPT MATSUNOYA Takesaburo 松ノ谷武三郎 (Pay.9): 15 January 1942 - 10 April 1942 (27 C13072085100)

Qingdao (Seito) Area Special Base Force (2nd Gen.)
Reorganized from Qingdao Guard Force 10 April 1942
Deactivated post-war
Commanding Officers
RADM / VADM KUWABARA Torao 桑原虎雄 (37): 10 April 1942 - 10 November 1943 (13 C13072085100 / 50 C13072094300)  
VADM / VADM FUJITA Ruitaro 藤田類太郎 (38): 10 November 1943 - 29 January 1945 (50 C13072094300 / 1 C13072103300)
RADM / ??? KANEKO Shigeji 金子繁治 (42): 29 January 1945 - ??? (2 C13072103300)
Executive Officers
(ADD) CDR / CDR ONUMA Tomio 大沼富男 (48): 10 April 1942 - 15 September 1942 (15 C13072085100 / 49 C13072086800)
(ADD) CAPT / CAPT MATSUSHIMA Keizo 松島慶三 (45): 15 September 1942 - 25 August 1943 (49 C13072086800 / 15 C13072092600)
(ADD) CAPT / CAPT YAMADA Tatsuya 山田達也 (48): 25 August 1943 - 20 September 1944 (23 C13072101000 / 15 C13072092600)
(ADD) CAPT / ??? OKABE Miyoji 岡部三四二 (50): 20 September 1944 - ??? (23 C13072101000) CAPT / CAPT YAMADA Tatsuya 山田達也 (48): 25 August 1943 - 20 September 1944 (23 C13072101000 / 15 C13072092600)
Naimuchos
CDR / CDR YAMAGUCHI Bunzo 山口文蔵 (Eng.26): 1 December 1943 - 20 October 1944 (15 C13072101700)
CDR / ??? KAWASAKI Munetake 川崎宗武 (Mobilized): 20 October 1944 - ??? (16 C13072101700)
Staff Officers
CDR / CDR ONUMA Tomio 大沼富男 (48): 10 April 1942 - 15 September 1942 (15 C13072085100 / 49 C13072086800)
(ADD) LCDR /L CDR YOSHINO Shozo 吉野捷三 (53): 10 April 1942 - 5 September 1942 (27 C13072086800) (17 C13072085100)
(ADD) LCDR / LCDR SHIMIZU Karo 清水珂琅 (55): 5 September 1942 - 1 June 1943 (27 C13072086800 / 23 C13072091300)
CAPT / CAPT MATSUSHIMA Keizo 松島慶三 (45): 15 September 1942 - 25 August 1943 (49 C13072086800 / 15 C13072092600)
(ADD) CDR / CAPT YAMADA Tatsuya 山田達也 (48): 15 March 1943 - 25 August 1943 (7 C13072090000 / 15 C13072092600)
LCDR / ??? YAMAGUCHI Torao 山口寅雄 (57): 1 June 1943 - ??? (24 C13072091300)
CAPT / CAPT YAMADA Tatsuya 山田達也 (48): 25 August 1943 - 20 September 1944 (23 C13072101000 / 15 C13072092600)
CAPT / ??? OKABE Miyoji 岡部三四二 (50): 20 September 1944 - ??? (23 C13072101000)
LCDR / ??? YAGIHASHI Rokuro 八木橋六郎 (Eng.40): 1 March 1945 - ??? (48 C13072103700) 
CDR / ??? TEJIMA Isao 手島勇雄 (55): 1 April 1945 - ??? (40 C13072104300)
Engineer Officers
CDR / CDR YAMAGUCHI Bunzo 山口文蔵 (Eng.26): 10 April 1942 - 1 December 1943 (21 C13072085100)
Medical Officers
CDR / CDR YAJIMA Shigeo 矢島重男 (1923): 10 April 1942 - 5 May 1942 (4 C13072085400)
CDR / CDR KAMISHIRO Nobutoshi 神代延敏 (1925): 5 May 1942 - 1 May 1943 (4 C13072085400 / 36 C13072090800)
LCDR / CDR YOKO’O Takako 横尾孝男 (1926): 1 May 1943 - 1 February 1945 (31 February 1945 (6 C13072090800 / 18 C13072103300) 
LCDR / ??? MIURA Ontaro 三浦温太郎 (1930): 1 February 1945 - ??? (18 C13072103300)
Supply Officers
CDR / CDR YAMAKAWA Koichi 山川広一 (Pay.9): 10 April 1942 - 1 October 1942 (27 C13072085100 / 19 C13072087200)
CDR / CDR ISEKI Shigemori 井関重衛 (Pay.8): 1 October 1942 - 1 April 1943 (19 C13072087200 / 30 C13072090400)
CDR / CAPT HAYASHI Bengo 林弁五 (Pay.10): 1 April 1943 - 1 November 1943 (30 C13072090400 / 34 C13072094200)
CDR / CDR HERAI Saburo 戸来三郎 (Pay.12): 1 November 1943 - 15 March 1945 (34 C13072094200 / 14 C13072103900)
LCDR / ??? MATSUMURA Shoichi 松村正一 (2Y1939): : 15 March 1945 - ??? (14 C13072103900)

Shanghai Area Base Force
Renamed from 1st Base Force (1st Gen.) on 15 November 1939
Deactivated post-war
Commanding Officers
RADM / RADM HIGUCHI Shuichro 樋口修一郎 (37): 15 November 1939 - 15 November 1940 (22 C13072076700 / 46 C13072079400)
RADM / RADM KOBAYASHI Masami 小林仁 (38): 15 November 1940 - 1 May 1941 (47 C13072079400 / 1 C13072081000)
RADM / RADM HIRAOKA Kumeichi 平岡粂一 (39): 1 May 1941 - 15 September 1941 (1 C13072081000)
RADM / VADM MAKITA Kakusaburo 牧田覚三郎 (38): 15 September 1941 - 14 February 1942 (41 C13072084200)
RADM / VADM ONO Ichiro 大野一郎 (38): 14 February 1942 - 1 June 1943 (41 C13072084200 / 21 C13072091300)
VADM / VADM HATAKEYAMA Koichiro 畠山耕一郎 (39): 1 June 1943 - 20 March 1944 (21 C13072091300 / 20 C13072096800)
RADM / RADM SUZUKI Chozo 鈴木長蔵 (40):: 20 March 1944 - 18 August 1944 (20 C13072096800 / 39 C13072100600)
RADM / ??? MORI Tokuji 森徳治 (40): 18 August 1944 - ??? (39 C13072100600)
Chiefs of Staff
VACANT: 15 November 1939 - 27 December 1939
CAPT / CAPT YAMAZAKI Shigeaki 山崎重暉 (41): 27 December 1939 - 15 October 1940 (34 C13072077300 / 28 C13072079000)
CAPT / CAPT HARA Teizo 原鼎三 (41): 15 October 1940 - 5 March 1941 (29 C13072079000 / 6 C13072080500)
VACANT: 5 March 1941 - 15 September 1941
(ADD) CAPT / CAPT SHIBAZAKI Keiji 柴崎恵次 (43): 15 September 1941 - 25 April 1943 (26 C13072082100 / 43 C13072090700)
(ADD) CAPT / RADM TAKEDA Isamu 武田勇 (43): 25 April 1943 - 15 October 1943 (43 C13072090700 / 24 C13072093800)
Staff Officers
LCDR / LCDR KOIKE Iitsu 小池伊逸 (52): 15 November 1939 - 1 December 1939 (5 C13072077100)
LCDR / LCDR MUKAI Hifumi 向井一二三 (52): 15 November 1939 - 24 April 1940 (4 C13072076800 / 47 C13072077900)
CAPT / CAPT KURIHARA Etsuzo 栗原悦蔵 (44): 15 November 1939 - 27 December 1939 (37 C13072076700 / 34 C13072077300)
(ADD) LCDR / LCDR NOSE Shogo: 能勢省吾 (55): 15 November 1939 - 1 November 1940 (7 C13072076800 / 10 C13072079300)  
LCDR / LCDR YASUMASU Noboru 安増昇 (Eng.33): 15 November 1939 - 15 October 1940 (21 C13072079100)
LCDR / LCDR TAKETOMI Yasuoki 武富温興 (Eng.36): 15 November 1939 - 1 June 1942 (38 C13072085700)
CDR / CDR MIFUNE Denzo 御船伝蔵 (49): 6 January 1940 - 15 November 1940 (2 C13072077600 / 9 C13072079500)
LCDR / LCDR IMAI Shujiro 今井秋次郎 (54): 24 April 1940 - 15 June 1941 (49 C13072077900 / 43 C13072081400)
CDR / CDR IMAZATO Yoshimitsu 今里義光 (50): 15 November 1939 - 15 October 1940 (47 C13072076700 / 4 C13072079400)
LCDR / LCDR KOGISO Kenzo 小木曽憲三 (52): 15 October 1940 - 25 January 1942 (43 C13072079000 / 7 C13072084100)
(ADD) LT / LT FUKUMURA Osamu 福山修 (59): 1 November 1940 - 10 April 1941 (12 C13072079300 / 33 C13072080700)
CDR / CDR INOUE Ken’ichi 井上憲一 (50): 15 November 1940 - 25 August 1941 (12 C13072079500 / 23 C13072081800)
(ADD) LT / LT KAWAI Tamio 河合民雄 (63): 10 April 1941 - 15 September 1941 (34 C13072080700 / 33 C13072082100)
LCDR / CDR AGANE Kazuo 阿金一夫 (52): 25 August 1941 - 16 August 1943 (23 C13072081800 / 36 C13072092500)
LCDR / LCDR HIRATA Haruo 平田春生 (55): 25 January 1942 - 15 September 1942 (7 C13072084100 / 50 C13072086800)
LCDR / LCDR KABAHARA Osamu 蒲原収 (Eng.38): 1 June 1942 - 10 April 1943 (25 C13072090500) (38 C13072085700)
LCDR / LCDR NISHIMURA Haruyoshi 西村春芳 (55): 15 September 1942 - 1 December 1942 (50 C13072086800 / 49 C13072088400)
LCDR / CDR TOMIKAWA Kenzo 富川憲三 (55): 1 December 1942 - 1 June 1945 (49 C13072088400 / 9 C13072105300)
LT / LCDR SHIBUYA Ikuo 澁谷郁男 (Eng.41): 10 April 1943 - 13 April 1945 (25 C13072090500 / 48 C13072104500)
CDR / CAPT FUKUSHIMA Kojiro 福島耕次郎 (50): 16 August 1943 - 10 August 1944 (36 C13072092500 / C13072100500)
LCDR / ??? IKEDA Sadae 池田貞枝 (51): 10 August 1944 - ??? (38 C13072100500)
LCDR / ??? KOMIYAMA Isamu 小宮山勇 (Eng.46): 13 April 1945 - ??? (9 C13072104500)
LCDR / ??? MORI Sakae 森栄 (???): 1 June 1945 - ??? (46 C13072105300)
Adjutants
LCDR / LCDR NOSE Shogo: 能勢省吾 (55): 15 November 1939 - 1 November 1940 (7 C13072076800 / 10 C13072079300)
LT / LT FUKUMURA Osamu 福山修 (59): 1 November 1940 - 10 April 1941 (12 C13072079300 / 33 C13072080700)
LT / LT? KAWAI Tamio 河合民雄 (63): 10 April 1941 - 10 March 1943 (34 C13072080700 / 39 C13072089900)
LT / LT MIYAMOTO Isao 宮本績 (63): 10 March 1943 - 10 October 1943 (39 C13072089900 / 5 C13072093800)
VACANT: 10 October 1943 - 20 October 1943
LT / LT AKIYAMA Shotaro 秋山正太郎 (Mobilized): 20 October 1943 - 10 August 1944 (27 C13072093900 / 45 C13072100500)
(ADD) LCDR / LCDR SHIBUYA Ikuo 澁谷郁男 (Eng.41): 10 August 1944 - 13 April 1945 (42 C13072100500 / 8 C13072104500)
(ADD) LCDR / ??? KOMIYAMA Isamu 小宮山勇 (Eng.46): 13 April 1945 - ??? (9 C13072104500)
Engineer Officers
CAPT / CAPT TSUKANO Susumu 塚野晋 (Eng.22): 15 November 1939 - 15 November 1940 (31 C13072076800 / 5 C13072079600)
CAPT / CAPT KAWASAKI Shigeharu 河崎茂治 (Eng.23): 15 November 1940 - 1 October 1941 (5 C13072079600 / 12 C13072082600)
CAPT / CAPT GOTO Shukichi 後藤秀吉 (Eng.26): 1 October 1941 - 25 June 1942 (12 C13072082600 / 26 C13072085900)
CAPT / CAPT SONE Nobuo 曽根伸雄 (Eng.27): 25 June 1942 - 1 July 1943 (26 C13072085900 / 9 C13072092000)
CDR / CDR ISE Isao 伊勢勲 (Eng.32): 1 July 1943 - 25 May 1944 (10 C13072092000 / 11 C13072098300)
CAPT / CAPT UDAKA Tadatoshi 宇高忠敏 (Eng.30): 25 May 1944 - 10 August 1944 (11 C13072098300 / 42 C13072100500)
Medical Officers
(ADD) LCDR / ??? AKITA Jiro 秋田仁郎 (1924); 15 November 1939 - 1 November 1940 (7 C13072076900 / 27 C13072079300)
CDR / CDR WATANABE Itaru 渡辺格 (1925): 1 November 1940 - 20 September 1941 (26 C13072079300) / 28 C13072082200)
CDR / CDR ENOMOTO Chuji 榎本仲二 (1926): 20 September 1941 - 1 November 1942 (28 C13072082200 / 48 C13072087800)
CDR / CAPT HIKASHI Jun’ichi 日下志純一 (1922): 1 November 1942 - 1 November 1943 (47 C13072087800 / 33 C13072094200)
CAPT / CAPT AKIYAMA Tametsugu 秋山為次 (1922): 1 November 1943 - 20 May 1945 (33 C13072094200 / 17 C13072105200)
CAPT / ??? KATSUYAMA Susumu 勝山晋 (1928): 20 May 1945 - ??? (17 C13072105200)
Supply Officers
(ADD) CDR / ??? ASANO Takayuki 浅野孝之 (Pay.7): 15 November 1939 - ??? (21 C13072076900)
(ADD) ??? / CDR HAYASHI Yuji 林雄二 (Pay.10): ??? - 1 November 1940 (37 C13072079300)
LCDR / LCDR TSUJIMOTO Kenzo 辻本賢造 (Pay.15): 1 November 1940 - 1 October 1941 (38 C13072079300 / 28 C13072082600)
CDR / CDR NAKAJIMA Nisabuo中嶋仁三良 (Pay.11): 1 October 1941 - 10 March 1943 (27 C13072082600 / 43 C13072089900)
LCDR / CDR YAMAMOTO Masayoshi 山本正良 (Pay.14): 10 March 1943 -15 April 1944 (43 C13072089900 / 37 C13072097300)
LCDR / CDR TERASAKA Shigeo 寺坂重夫 (Pay.17): 15 April 1944 - 7 March 1945 (37 C13072097300 / 31 C13072103800)
(ADD) LT / LCDR SUZUKI Seizaburo 鈴木聖三郎 (Pay.27): 7 March 1945 - 1 May 1945 (31 C13072103800 / 44 C13072104800)
(ADD) LT / ??? SHIOMITSU Kunio 塩満国雄 (Pay.28): 1 May 1945 - ??? (44 C13072104800)

Takao Area Base Force
Activated on 1 May 1945
Deactivated post-war
Commanding Officers
RADM / ??? KUROSE Hiroshi 黒瀬浩 (41): 1 May 1945 - ??? (26 C13072104800)
Staff Officers
CAPT / ??? SAITO Tadayasu 斉藤忠康 (50): 1 May 1945 - ??? (26 C13072104800)
LCDR / ??? MUTA Shizuo 牟田静雄 (61): 1 May 1945 - ??? (27 C13072104800)
(ADD) LCDR / ??? YAMAGUCHI Shingo 山口晋吾 (64): 1 May 1945 - ??? (27 C13072104800)
Adjutants
VACANT: 1 May 1945 - 1 June 1945
LT / ??? HARADA Seiichi 原田精一 (???): 1 June 1945 - ??? (22 C13072105300)
Medical Officers
LCDR / ??? TANABE Kaoru 田辺薫 (1937): 1 May 1945 - ??? (5 C13072104900)
Supply Officers
(ADD) LCDR / ??? MANABE Yoshitaka 真鍋義隆 (???): 1 May 1945 - ??? (5 C13072104800)
ijnfleetadmiral wrote:
13 Jul 2020 09:35
Tsingtao Base Force (1st Gen.)
Activated in November 1941
Deactivated on 15 January 1942
Refer to
Qingdao (Seito) Area Special Base Force (1st Gen.)
Activated on 15 November 1939
Reorganized into Qingdao Guard Force on 15 January 1942
ijnfleetadmiral wrote:
13 Jul 2020 09:35
Tsingtao Base Force (2nd Gen.)
Activated on 10 April 1942
Deactivated post-war
Refer to
Qingdao (Seito) Area Special Base Force (2nd Gen.)
Reorganized from Qingdao Guard Force 10 April 1942
Deactivated post-war

Wonsan Area Special Base Force
Naimuchos
LCDR (Res.) / ??? YAZU Tadashi 谷津正: 25 July 1945 - ??? (34 C13072106700)
This appointment was announced with Naval Transfer and Promotion Lists dated 3 August 1945.
Staff Officers
CDR / ??? ITO Kinnosuke 伊東謹之助 (57): 10 August 1945 - ??? (22 C13072106900)
This appointment was announced with Naval Transfer and Promotion Lists dated 10 August 1945.
Commanding Officers
Engineer Officers
Medical Officers
I couldn’t find these appointments.

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Re: More IJN Officer Info

Post by jerryasher » 15 Jul 2020 02:17

Thank you fleet admiral and Fontessa: Very interesting. I tracked the activation and deactivation of Destroyer Divisions. Thanks for all the hard work. Stay well. Clear that 1914-1918 records are very scarce.

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Re: More IJN Officer Info

Post by fontessa » 15 Jul 2020 05:31

Hello Jerry,

Thanks for your comment.
We would be happy if our work could help someone.

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Re: More IJN Officer Info

Post by ijnfleetadmiral » 15 Jul 2020 10:02

Awesome...thanks! Questions:

Tsingtao Area Special Base Force (1st Gen.)
1) Is the following correct for Adjutants?
VACANT - 1 April 1941 - 1 May 1941

Tsingtao Guard Unit
2) Did the position of Adjutant exist for this unit?

Tsingtao Area Special Base Force (2nd Gen.)
3) Did the position of Adjutant exist after 10 April 1942?

Shanghai Area Base Force
4) Did the position of Chief-of-Staff exist after 15 October 1943?

5) Did the position of Chief Engineer exist after 10 August 1944?

Takao Area Base Force
6) Did the position of Chief Engineer exist for this unit?

Wonsan Area Special Base Force
7) Did the positions of Executive Officer, Paymaster, and Adjutant exist for this unit?

Here are the last of the Base Forces...TIA for any help with filling in blanks!

Xiamen Base Force
Activated on 1 May 1944
Deactivated post-war

Commanding Officers
??? - 1 May 1944 - 15 August 1945

Executive Officers
??? - 1 May 1944 - 15 August 1945

Operations Officers
LCDR ARIMA Keigoro (??) - 1 May 1944 - ???
??? - ??? - 15 August 1945

Chief Engineers
??? - 1 May 1944 - 15 August 1945

Surgeons
??? - 1 May 1944 - 15 August 194

Paymasters
??? - 1 May 1944 - 15 August 1945

Yangtze Base Force
Activated on 20 August 1943
Deactivated post-war

Commanding Officers
VADM ONO Ichiro (38) - 20 August 1943 - 20 March 1944
VADM HATAKEYAMA Koichiro (39) - 20 March 1944 - 21 November 1944
VADM SAWADA Torao (41) - 21 November 1944 - 15 August 1945

Executive Officers
??? - 20 August 1943 - 25 March 1945
CAPT FUJIMOTO Tsuto (48) - 25 March 1945 - 15 August 1945

Torpedo Officers
??? - 20 August 1943 - 20 May 1945
LT TATEIWA Saburo (71) - 20 May 1945 - 15 August 1945

Chief Engineers
???- 20 August 1943 - 15 August 1945

Surgeons
???- 20 August 1943 - 15 August 1945

Paymasters
??? - 20 August 1943 - 7 March 1945
(P) CDR TERASAKA Shigeo (Pay. 17) - 7 March 1945 - 15 August 1945

Yokosuka Base Force
Activated on 4 December 1943
Deactivated post-war

Commanding Officers
RADM HARADA Kaku (41) - 4 December 1943 - 5 August 1944
??? - 5 August 1944 - 21 November 1944
RADM SAWADA Torao (41) - 21 November 1944 - 15 August 1945

Executive Officers
??? - 4 December 1943 - 15 August 1945

Chief Engineers
??? - 4 December 1943 - 15 August 1945

Surgeons
??? - 4 December 1943 - 15 August 1945

Paymasters
??? - 4 December 1943 - 15 August 1945
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Re: More IJN Officer Info

Post by fontessa » 16 Jul 2020 00:37

Hello ijnfleetadmiral,
ijnfleetadmiral wrote:
15 Jul 2020 10:02
Tsingtao Area Special Base Force (1st Gen.)
1) Is the following correct for Adjutants?
VACANT - 1 April 1941 - 1 May 1941
Yes.
ijnfleetadmiral wrote:
15 Jul 2020 10:02
Tsingtao Guard Unit
2) Did the position of Adjutant exist for this unit?
No.
ijnfleetadmiral wrote:
15 Jul 2020 10:02
Tsingtao Area Special Base Force (2nd Gen.)
3) Did the position of Adjutant exist after 10 April 1942?
No.
ijnfleetadmiral wrote:
15 Jul 2020 10:02
Shanghai Area Base Force
4) Did the position of Chief-of-Staff exist after 15 October 1943?
No.
ijnfleetadmiral wrote:
15 Jul 2020 10:02
Shanghai Area Base Force
5) Did the position of Chief Engineer exist after 10 August 1944?
No.
ijnfleetadmiral wrote:
15 Jul 2020 10:02
Takao Area Base Force
6) Did the position of Chief Engineer exist for this unit?
No.
ijnfleetadmiral wrote:
15 Jul 2020 10:02
Wonsan Area Special Base Force
7) Did the positions of Executive Officer, Paymaster, and Adjutant exist for this unit?
I couldn’t find them.
I guss this unit didn’t complete activation.

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Re: More IJN Officer Info

Post by ijnfleetadmiral » 16 Jul 2020 02:33

Thanks for the info!
SFC, MS State Guard - Semper Avanti.

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Re: More IJN Officer Info

Post by fontessa » 16 Jul 2020 04:27

Hello ijnfleetadmiral,

ijnfleetadmiral wrote:
15 Jul 2020 10:02
Xiamen Base Force
Activated on 1 May 1944
Deactivated post-war
Xiamen was Amoy.

Yangtze River Area Special Base Force
Activated on 20 August 1943
Commanding Officers
VADM / VADM ONO Ichiro 大野一郎 (38): 20 August - 20 March 1944 (1 C13072092600 / 20 C13072096800)
VADM / VADM HATAKEYAMA Koichiro 畠山耕一郎 (39): 20 March 1944 - 21 November 1944 (20 C13072096800 / 39 C13072102000)
VADM / VADM SAWADA Torao 沢田虎夫 (41): 21 November 1944 - 15 July 1946 (39 C13072102000)
Executive Officers
(ADD) CAPT / CAPT ITO Seiroku 伊藤清六 (49): 20 August 1943 - 17 December 1943 (2 C13072092600 / C13072094900)
(ADD) CDR / CDR NISHIMURA Haruyoshi 西村春芳 (55): 17 December 1943 - 25 March 1945 (5 C13072094900 / 24 C13072104200)  
(ADD) CAPT / ??? FUJIMOTO Den 藤本伝 (48): 25 March 1945 - ??? (24 C13072104200)
Naimuchos
ABSENT: 20 August 1943 - 1 December 1943
CDR / CAPT HATA Kazuo 畑一男 (Eng.29): 1 December 1943 - 25 March 1945 (6 C13072104200):
LCDR / ??? HAMADA Kenjiro 浜田健次郎 (???): 25 March 1945 - ??? (6 C13072104200):
Staff Officers
CAPT / CAPT ITO Seiroku 伊藤清六 (49): 20 August - 17 December 1943 (2 C13072092600 / 5 C13072094900)
(ADD) LT / LCDR MATSUBARA Keiichi 松原馨一 (Eng.44): 5 September 1943 - 1 August 1944 (46 C13072092800 / 42 C13072100400)
CDR / CDR NISHIMURA Haruyoshi 西村春芳 (55): 17 December 1943 - 25 March 1945 (5 C13072094900 / 24 C13072104200)
LCDR / ??? ITO Ben’ichi 伊藤勉一 (57): 20 October 1943 - 5 January 1944 (19 C13072093900 / 25 C13072095200)  
LCDR / LCDR FUCHIWAKI Masakuma 淵脇正熊 (61): 5 January 1944 - 15 November 1944 (25 C13072095200 / 10 C13072102000)
(ADD) CAPT / ??? KITAURA Toyo’o 北浦豊男 (44): 20 March 1944 - ??? (20 C13072096800)
??? / CAPT SHIMANUKI Takeharu 島貫武治 (???): ??? - 2 September 1944 (5 C13072100900)
(ADD) LT / ??? ISOMI Hitoshi 磯見等 (Eng.47): 1 August 1944 - ??? (42 C13072100400)
(ADD) LCDR / LCDR FUCHIWAKI Masakuma 淵脇正熊 (61): 15 November 1944 - 20 February 1945 (10 C13072102000 / 34 C13072103500)
(ADD) LCDR / ??? IWAI Gorosaku 岩井吾郎作 (Res.1936): 20 February 1945 - ??? (34 C13072103500)
CAPT / ??? FUJIMOTO Den 藤本伝 (48): 25 March 1945 - ??? (24 C13072104200)
CDR / ??? ONISHI Yuji 大西勇治 (57): 15 August 1945 - ??? (12 C13072107000)
Adjutants
LT / LCDR MATSUBARA Keiichi 松原馨一 (Eng.44): 5 September 1943 - 1 August 1944 (46 C13072092800 / 42 C13072100400)
LT / ??? ISOMI Hitoshi 磯見等 (Eng.47): 1 August 1944 - ??? (42 C13072100400)
Engineer Officers
CDR / CDR HATA Kazuo 畑一男 (Eng.29): 20 August 1943 - 1 December 1943 (4 C13072092600)
Medical Officers
CDR / ??? URABE Susumu 占部進 (1929): 20 August 1943 - ??? (6 C13072092600)
Supply Officers
LT / LT MISHIMA Tashichi 三島太七 (2Y1941): 20 August 1943 - 7 March 1945 (45 C13072092500 / 31 C13072103800)  
CDR / ??? TERASAKA Shigeo 寺坂重夫 (Pay.17): 7 March 1945 - ??? (31 C13072103800)

ijnfleetadmiral wrote:
15 Jul 2020 10:02
Yokosuka Base Force
Activated on 4 December 1943
Deactivated post-war
Commanding Officers
RADM HARADA Kaku (41) - 4 December 1943 - 5 August 1944
??? - 5 August 1944 - 21 November 1944
RADM SAWADA Torao (41) - 21 November 1944 - 15 August 1945
Yokosuka Base Force didn’t exist.
HARADA Kaku 原田覚 (41)
Yokosuka Defense Squadron Commanding Officer: 27 December 1943 - 5 August 1944 (38 C13072094900 / 11 C13072100500)
SAWADA Torao 沢田虎夫 (41)
Yangtze River Area Special Base Force Commanding Officer: 21 November 1944 - 15 July 1946 (39 C13072102000)


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Hainan Base Force
Reorganized from 4th Base Force on 15 November 1939
Reorganized into Hainan Guard Force on 10 April 1941
Commanding Officers
RADM / RADM FUKUDA Ryozo 福田良三 (38): 15 November 1939 - 15 November 1940 (23 C13072076700 / 47 C13072079400)
RADM / RADM INOUE Yasuo 井上保雄 (38): 15 November 1940 - 10 April 1941 (46 C13072079400 / 29 C13072080700)
Staff Officers
CDR / CDR SUGIURA Norio 杉浦矩郎 (47): 15 November 1939 - 3 May 1940 (2 C13072078100)
(ADD) LCDR / LCDR OTANI Tonosuke 大谷藤之助 (56): 15 November 1939 - 24 April 1940 (50 C13072077900)
LCDR / ??? FUKUMOTO Yoshinori 福元義則 (52): 15 November 1939 - ??? (3 C13072076800)
(ADD) LT / LT HASHINAKA Yoshimi 橋中僖 (58): 1 May 1940 - 15 February 1941 (14 C13072078000 / 17 C13072080400)
CDR / CDR TONAKI Morisada 渡名喜守定 (50): 3 May 1940 - 15 November 1940 (2 C13072078100 / 12 C13072079500)
CDR / ??? WAKATSUKI Ryuzo 若槻龍三 (50): 15 November 1940 - ??? (10 C13072079500)
LCDR / ??? MATSUMOTO Hideshi 松元秀志 (52): 15 November 1940 - ??? (17 C13072079500)
LCDR / LCDR TADA Kunio 多田久爾夫 (Eng.31): 25 January 1941 - 10 April 1941 (8 C13072080300 / 37 C13072080700)
Adjutants
LCDR / LCDR OTANI Tonosuke 大谷藤之助 (56): 15 November 1939 - 24 April 1940 (50 C13072077900)
VACANT; 24 April 1940 - 1 May 1940
LT / LT HASHINAKA Yoshimi 橋中僖 (58): 1 May 1940 - 15 February 1941 (14 C13072078000 / 17 C13072080400)
LT / ??? ISHIZUKA Kanzo 石塚寛三 (58):15 February 1941 - ??? (17 C13072080400)
Engineer Officers
CDR / CDR YAKUSHIJIN Takuma 薬師神太久馬 (Eng.25): 15 November 1939 - 15 October 1940 (17 C13072079100)
CDR / CDR SHIMANA Masao 島名正雄 (Eng.27): 15 October 1940 - 10 April 1941 (17 C13072079100 / 36 C13072080700)
Medical Officers
CDR / CDR TAKEI Hiizu 武井英 (1920): 15 November 1939 - 15 October 1940 (4 C13072076900 / 36 C13072079100)
CDR / CAPT KOBAYASHI Mitsuo 小林満男 (1920): 15 October 1940 - 15 January 1941 (36 C13072079100 / 34 C13072080200)
Supply Officers
CDR / CDR KOBAYASHI Gosaku 小林五作 (Pay.9): 15 November 1939 - 15 October 1940 (22 C13072076900 / 41 C13072079100)
LCDR / CDR TAKIYAMA Gakuin 瀧山学隠 (Pay.10): 15 October 1940 - 10 April 1941 (41 C13072079100 / 41 C13072080700)
LCDR / ??? OKADA Shizuo 岡田鎮夫 (Pay.14): 1 April 1941 - ??? (45 C13072080600)

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Re: More IJN Officer Info

Post by ijnfleetadmiral » 17 Jul 2020 00:32

Awesome...thanks! Questions:

Yangtze River Area Special Base Force
1) Some info for you:

HAMADA Kenjiro 浜田健次郎 - (Eng. 39)

2) Did a Nanking Base Force exist? If so, do you have any info on it?

Here are some Landing Forces...TIA for any help in filling in blanks!

Canton Special Naval Landing Force
Activated on 15 November 1939
Deactivated post-war

I have no info for this unit.

Hangkow Special Naval Landing Force
Activated on 15 November 1939
Deactivated post-war

I have no info for this unit.

Yangtze Special Naval Landing Force
Activated on 15 November 1939
Deactivated post-war

I have no info for this unit.

Shanghai Special Naval Landing Force
Activated on 1 June 1932
Deactivated post-war

Commanding Officers
RADM UEMATSU Toma (33) - 1 June 1932 - 6 June 1932
CAPT / RADM SUGISAKA Teijiro (33) - 6 June 1932 - 15 November 1933
RADM UNO Sekizo (34) - 15 November 1933 - 15 November 1934
RADM ARAKI Sadaaki (35) - 15 November 1934 - 2 December 1935
RADM KONDO Eijiro (36) - 2 December 1935 - 16 November 1936
CAPT / RADM OKAWACHI Denshichi (37) - 16 November 1936 - 25 April 1938
RADM SHISHIDO Yoshinobu (37) - 25 April 1938 - 15 November 1939
RADM TAKEDA Moriji (38) - 15 November 1939 - 15 September 1941
RADM / VADM MAKITA Kakusaburo (38) - 15 September 1941 - 14 February 1942
RADM / VADM ONO Ichiro (38) - 14 February 1942 - 1 June 1943
VADM HATAKEYAMA Koichiro (39) - 1 June 1943 - 20 March 1944
RADM SUZUKI Chozo (40) - 20 March 1944 - 18 August 1944
RADM KATSUNO Minoru (40) - 18 August 1944 - 15 August 1945

Chiefs-of-Staff
??? - 1 June 1932 - 26 August 1937
Capt. FUJITA Risaburo (40) - 26 August 1937 - 9 December 1937
??? - 9 December 1937 - 24 December 1937
Capt. TAKEDA Isamu (43) - 24 December 1937 - 23 February 1938
??? - 23 February 1938 - 15 September 1941
Capt. SHIBAZAKI Keiji (43) - 15 September 1941 - 25 April 1943
CAPT / RADM TAKEDA Isamu (43) - 25 April 1943 - 15 October 1943

Operations Officers
??? - 1 June 1932 - 25 May 1944
Capt. UDAKA Tadatoshi (Eng. 30) - 25 May 1944 - ???
??? - ??? - 10 June 1945
LtCdr. MIYAMOTO Goro (??) - 10 June 1945 - 15 August 1945

Chief Engineers
??? - 1 June 1932 - 1 November 1932
(E) LT HAGIWARA Kanichi (Eng. 29) - 1 November 1932 - 1 December 1932
??? - 1 December 1932 - 29 May 1933
(E) LCDR TORIYAMA Yuzo (Eng. 24) - 29 May 1933 - 15 November 1934
??? - 15 November 1934 - 15 November 1939
(E) CDR TAKEBAYASHI Chuji (Eng. 27) - 15 November 1939 - 15 November 1940
??? - 15 November 1940 - 15 September 1941
(E) CAPT KAWASAKI Shigeharu (Eng. 23) - 15 September 1941 - 1 October 1941
(E) CAPT GOTO Shukichi (Eng. 25) - 1 October 1941 - 25 June 1942
Position abolished - 25 June 1942

Surgeons
??? - 1 June 1932 - 1 October 1932
(S) CDR IMADA Ibuo (1916) - 1 October 1932 - 1 November 1932
(S) CDR SUGATA Naoki (1915) - 1 November 1932 - 1 December 1933
(S) CDR SUGIMOTO Toyomatsu (1916) - 1 December 1933 - 15 November 1934
??? - 15 November 1934 - 1 October 1935
(S) CDR OGAWA Junkichi (1916) - 1 October 1935 - 1 December 1936
(S) CDR KUROKI Morihide (1917) - 1 December 1936 - 1 December 1937
(S) CDR SHIMAZAKI Tadashi (1917) - 1 December 1937 - 1 July 1938
(S) CDR / (S) CAPT ITO Shinichi (1917) - 1 July 1938 - 15 October 1939
(S) CAPT NAKAMURA Michitaka (1917) - 15 October 1939 - 15 October 1940
??? - 15 October 1940 - 20 May 1945
(S) CAPT KATSUYAMA Susumu (1928) - 20 May 1945 - 15 August 1945

Paymasters
??? - 1 June 1932 - 1 December 1937
(P) CDR SHIMAZU Izuo (Pay. 5) - 1 December 1937 - 15 November 1938
??? - 15 November 1938 - 15 April 1944
(P) LCDR TERASAKA Shigeo (Pay. 17) - 15 April 1944 - ???
??? - ??? - 7 March 1945
(P) LCDR SUZUKI Seizaburo (??) - 7 March 1945 - 15 August 1945

Adjutants
??? - 1 June 1932 - 1 October 1932
LCDR KAMATA Shoichi (43) - 1 October 1932 - 1 December 1932
??? - 1 December 1932 - 15 August 1945
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Re: More IJN Officer Info

Post by fontessa » 17 Jul 2020 02:18

Hello ijnfleetadmiral,
ijnfleetadmiral wrote:
17 Jul 2020 00:32
Yangtze River Area Special Base Force
1) Some info for you:
HAMADA Kenjiro 浜田健次郎 - (Eng. 39)
Thanks for the info.
ijnfleetadmiral wrote:
17 Jul 2020 00:32
2) Did a Nanking Base Force exist? If so, do you have any info on it?
南京根拠地隊 Nanjing Base Force didn’t exist.
But 南京基地隊 Nanjing Base Unit did exist.
Although the English translations for 根拠地 and 基地 are the same “Base”, but these two ware the completely deferent units.

Nanjing Base Unit 南京
Activated on 15 November 1939
Reorganizes into Nanjing Guard Unit on 30 July 1941
Commanding Officers
CAPT / CAPT HASEBE Yoshizo 長谷部喜蔵 (40): 15 November 1939 - 6 June 1941 (31 C13072076700 / 29 C13072081400)
CAPT / CAPT NAKANO Katsuji 中野勝次 (40): 6 June 1941 - 30 July 1941 (29 C13072081400 / 15 C13072086900)
Executive Officers
CDR / CDR TAMAKI Tomejiro 玉木留次郎 (45): 15 November 1939 - 20 July 1940 (39 C13072076700 / 38 C13072078400)
CDR / CDR SHIMAI Takemi 島居威美 (47): 20 July 1940 - 29 July 1941 (38 C13072078400)
Engineer Officers
CDR / CDR KAWANO Rokuro 河野六郎 (Eng.29): 15 November 1939 - 15 October 1940 (37 C13072076800 / 18 C13072079100)
CAPT / CDR MURATA Toshio 村田利男 (Eng.29): 15 October 1940 - 29 July 1941 (18 C13072079100)
Medical Officers
LT / ??? TANAKA Shukichi 田中周吉 (2Y1930): 15 November 1939 - ??? (14 C13072076900)
LCDR / LCDR NAKAMURA Masamichi 中村正道 (1929): ??? - 29 July 1941
Supply Officers
LCDR / ??? YOSHIOKA Hideyuki 吉岡秀之 (Pay.17); 15 November 1939 - ??? (24 C13072076900)
LT / LT TEJIMA Atsuki 手島厚 (Pay.19): ??? - 29 July 1941

There were only three 基地隊 Base Units.
The rest two were as the below.

Shuzan Island Base Unit 舟山
Activated on 15 November 1939
Renamed into Shuzan Island Guard Unit on 30 July 1941
Commanding Officers
CAPT / ??? KURUSHIMA Shigeo 来島茂雄 (40): 15 November 1939 - 15 November 1940 (31 C13072076700 / 2 C13072079500)
CAPT / CAPT NAKAO Hachiro 中尾八郎 (40) 15 November 1940 - 30 July 1941 (1 C13072079500)
Executive Officers
CAPT / CAPT YANO Mitoshi 矢野美年 (42): ??? - 30 July 1941
Engineer Officers
LCDR / LCDR IWASHIMIZU Akira 石清水明 (Eng.31): 15 November 1939 - 15 October 1940 (40 C13072076800) / 20 C13072079100
LCDR / LCDR NOGUCHI Gosaburo 野口俉三郎 (Eng.32): 15 October 1940 - 30 July 1941 (20 C13072079100)
Medical Officers
LT / LT IKEDA Taro 池田太郎 (???): 15 November 1939 - ??? (11 C13072076900)
CDR / ??? TACHIKAWA Isamu 立川勇 (1927) : ??? - 30 July 1941
Supply Officers
LT / LT MURAKAMI Shin’ichi 村上信一 (???): ??? - 10 August 1942

Jiujiang Base Unit 九江
Activated on 15 November 1939
Renamed into Jiujiang Guard Unit on 30 July 1941
Commanding Officers
CAOT / CAPT MIYAMOTO Yasozo 宮本八十三 (40): 15 November 1939 - 15 November 1940 (33 C13072076700 / 3 C13072079500) 15 November 1940 (3 C13072079500)
CAPT / CAPT TSUJI Eisaku 辻栄作 (Mobilized): 15 November 1940 - 30 July 1941 (3 C13072079500)
Executive Officers
CDR / ??? NOMI Minoru 能美実 (43): 15 November 1939 - ??? (38 C13072076700)
Engineer Officers
LCDR / ??? DOMEN Keizo 堂免敬造 (Eng.32): 15 November 1939 - ??? (40 C13072076800)
LCDR / LCDR MOTOZAWA Hanzo 本沢半三 (Eng.31): ??? - 30 July 1941
Medical Officers
LT / LT TAKAHASHI Kenji 高橋謙二 (1932): 15 November 1939 - ??? (9 C13072076900)
LT / LT KOTAKE Sueo KOTAKE Sueo 小竹末男 (1933): ??? - 30 July 1941
Supply Officers
LT / ??? TAKAHASHI Hajime 高橋甫 (Pay.22): 15 November 1939 - ??? (26 C13072076900)
LT / LT JINUSHI Seiichi JINUSHI Seiichi 地主誠一 (2Y1939): ??? - 30 July 1941

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