Fifth Fleet (Japanese Navy)

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Fifth Fleet 第五艦隊 Daigo Kantai, or 5F

Assignment

Commander-in-chief, Fifth Fleet

no date of
appointment
rank name class previous job next job note
1 1 Feb 1938 VADM Shiozawa Koichi 32nd class, NA Att, Naval General Staff Att, Naval General Staff
2 15 Dec 1938 VADM Kondo Nobutake 35th class, NA Chief, 1st Bureau, Naval General Staff Att, Naval General Staff
3 29 Sep 1939 VADM Takasu Shiro 35th class, NA Commandant, Naval College CinC, Second CE Fleet 15 Nov 1939 reorganized
1 25 Jul 1941 VADM Hosogaya Boshiro 36th class, NA Att, Naval General Staff Att, Naval General Staff
2 31 Mar 1943 VADM Kawase Shiro 38th class, NA CinC, Ominato Guard District Att, Naval General Staff
3 15 Feb 1944 VADM Shima Kiyohide 39th class, NA Commandant, Yokosuka Comm School Att, Naval General Staff 5 Feb 1945 disbanded

Chief of Staff, Fifth Fleet

no date of
appointment
rank name class previous job next job note
1 Feb 1938 RADM Tayui Minoru 39th class, NA CoS, Yokosuka District Att, NGS
15 Dec 1938 RADM Yamaguchi Tamon 40th class, NA Att, NGS Att, 1st Fleet HQ
15 Nov 1939
25 Jul 1941 CAPT Nakazawa Tasuku 43rd class, NA Att, NGS Att, NGS 1 Nov 1942 RADM
6 Nov 1942

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