Inoue Shigeyoshi

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Admiral Inoue Shigeyoshi 井上成美 (9 Dec 1889 - 15 Dec 1975) was a Japanese naval officer. 37th class of Naval Academy (2nd place out of 179 graduates).

History

date rank title job
9 Dec 1889 born
19 Nov 1909 Midshipman Crew, Soya
16 Jul 1910 Crew, Mikasa
1 Dec 1910 Crew, Kasuga
15 Dec 1910 Sublieutenant
18 Jan 1911 Crew, Kurama
24 Apr 1912 Student, Basic course, Naval Gunnery School
9 Aug 1912 Student, Basic course, Naval Torpedo School
1 Dec 1912 Lieutenant JG
10 Feb 1913 Crew, Takachiho
26 Sept 1913 Crew, Hiei
19 Jul 1914 Member, 17th Destroyer Unit
13 Dec 1915 Lieutenant Division commander, Fuso
1 Dec 1916 Student, B-course, Naval College
1 May 1917 Student, Specific course, Naval College
1 Dec 1917 Chief Navigator, Yodo
1 Dec 1918 Resident in Switzerland
1 Sept 1921 Resident in France
1 Dec 1921 Lt Commander Order of return
1 Mar 1922 Chief Navigator / Division commander, Kuma
1 Dec 1922 Student, A-course, Naval College
1 Dec 1924 Staff, Naval Affairs Bureau, Ministry of Navy
1 Dec 1925 Commander
1 Oct 1927 Attendant, Naval General Staff
1 Nov 1927 Naval Attache to Italy / Supervisor, Shipping and Ordnance, Naval Shipping Command / Supervisor, Ordnance, Naval Aviation Command
1 Aug 1929 Order of return
30 Nov 1929 Captain
10 Jan 1930 Instructor, Naval College
1 Oct 1932 Attendant, Naval General Staff / Attendant, Ministry of Navy
1 Nov 1932 Chief, 1st Section, Naval Affairs Bureau, Ministry of Navy
20 Sept 1933 Member, Yokosuka Naval District
15 Nov 1933 Commanding officer, Hiei
1 Aug 1935 Member, Yokosuka Naval District
15 Nov 1935 Rear Admiral Chief of Staff, Yokosuka Naval District
16 Nov 1936 Attendant, Naval General Staff / Attendant Ministry of Navy
20 Oct 1937 Director, Naval Affairs Bureau, Ministry of Navy / Member of Admirals' Committee
18 Oct 1939 Attendant, Naval General Staff
23 Oct 1939 Chief of Staff, China Area Fleet / Chief of Staff, Third Fleet
15 Nov 1939 Vice Admiral Chief of Staff, China Area Fleet
1 Oct 1940 Director, Naval Aviation Command
11 Aug 1941 Commander-in-chief, Fourth Fleet
26 Oct 1942 Commandant, Naval Academy
5 Aug 1944 Vice Minister of Navy / Member of Admirals' Committee
4 Nov 1944 Vice Minister of Navy / Director, Naval Shippng Command / Member of Admirals' Committee
18 Nov 1944 Vice Minister of Navy / Member of Admirals' Committee
1 May 1945 Vice Minister of Navy / Director, Naval Aviation Command / Member of Admirals' Committee
15 May 1945 Admiral Military Councillor
10 Oct 1945 Waiting for appointment
15 Oct 1945 reserved
15 Dec 1975 died (86)


military assignment
Preceded by
Toyoda Teijiro
Director, Naval Aviation Command
1 Oct 1940 - 11 Aug 1941
Succeeded by
Sawamoto Yorio
Preceded by
Takasu Shiro
CinC, Fourth Fleet
11 Aug 1941 - 26 Oct 1942
Succeeded by
Samejima Tomoshige
Preceded by
Oka Takazumi
Vice Minister of Navy
5 Aug 1944 - 15 May 1945
Succeeded by
Tada Takeo
Preceded by
Sugiyama Rokuzo
Director, Naval Shipping Command
4 Nov 1944 - 18 Nov 1944
Succeeded by
Shibuya Ryutaro
Preceded by
Totsuka Michitaro
Director, Naval Aviation Command
1 May 1945 - 15 May 1945
Succeeded by
Wada Misao