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 Vice Admiral Shiozawa Koichi 32nd class, NA Att, Naval General Staff Att, Naval General Staff
2 15 Dec 1938 Vice Admiral Kondo Nobutake 35th class, NA Chief, 1st Bureau, Naval General Staff Att, Naval General Staff
3 29 Sep 1939 Vice Admiral Takasu Shiro 35th class, NA Commandant, Naval College CinC, Second CE Fleet 15 Nov 1939 reorganized
1 25 Jul 1941 Vice Admiral Hosogaya Boshiro 36th class, NA Att, Naval General Staff Att, Naval General Staff
2 31 Mar 1943 Vice Admiral Kawase Shiro 38th class, NA CinC, Ominato Guard District Att, Naval General Staff
3 15 Feb 1944 Vice Admiral 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
15 Dec 1938 Rear Admiral Yamaguchi Tamon 40th class, NA Att, Naval General Staff Att, First Fleet HQ
15 Nov 1939
25 Jul 1941 Captain Nakazawa Tasuku 43rd class, NA Att, Naval General Staff Att, Naval General Staff 1 Nov 1942 Rear Admiral
6 Nov 1942

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