Aruga Kosaku

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Vice Admiral (post.) Aruga Kosaku 有賀幸作 (21 Aug 1897 - 7 Apr 1945) was a Japanese Naval officer. 45th class of Naval Academy (58th place out of 89 graduates).

History

date rank title job
21 Aug 1897 born
24 Nov 1917 Midshipman Crew, Iwate
1 Jul 1918 Crew, Hyuga
1 Aug 1918 Sublieutenant
1 Dec 1918 Student, Basic course, Naval Torpedo School
23 May 1919 Student, Basic course, Naval Gunnery School
1 Dec 1919 Crew, Minazuki
1 Apr 1920 Crew, Nenohi
1 Dec 1920 Lieutenant JG Crew, Akebono
25 Dec 1920 Crew, Aoi
15 May 1922 Crew, Hatsuharu
20 Nov 1922 acting Division commander, Nagato
1 Dec 1923 Lieutenant Student, Advanced course, Naval Torpedo School
1 Oct 1924 Chief Torpedo officer / Division commander, Akikaze
25 Sept 1926 Chief Torpedo officer / Division commander, Dai 31 go Kuchikukan
1 Dec 1927 Chief Torpedo officer / Division commander, Naka
10 Dec 1928 Chief Torpedo officer / Division commander, Kiso
1 Nov 1929 Destroyer Commanding officer, Yugao
30 Nov 1929 Lt Commander
1 Dec 1930 Destroyer Commanding officer, Fuyo
28 Jan 1932 Member, Yokosuka Naval District
12 Feb 1932 Destroyer Commanding officer, Tachikaze / Destroyer Commanding officer, Akikaze
1 Dec 1932 Destroyer Commanding officer, Tachikaze
1 Nov 1933 Member, 5th Destroyer Unit
15 Nov 1933 Destroyer Commanding officer, Matsukaze
1 Nov 1934 Destroyer Commanding officer, Inazuma
15 Oct 1935 Staff, Chinkai Guard District
15 Nov 1935 Commander
1 Dec 1937 Executive officer, Sendai
15 Dec 1938 Commanding officer, 1st Minesweeper Unit
15 Nov 1939 Commanding officer, 11th Destroyer Unit
15 Nov 1940 Captain
18 Jun 1941 Commanding officer, 4th Destroyer Unit
20 Feb 1943 Member, Yokosuka Naval District
1 Mar 1943 Commanding officer, Chokai
6 Jun 1944 Member, Yokosuka Naval District
10 Jul 1944 Chief Instructor / Chief Researcher, Naval Torpedo School
6 Nov 1944 Attendant, Second Fleet HQ
25 Nov 1944 Commanding officer, Yamato
7 Apr 1945 Vice Admiral
(double promotion)
killed in action (47)