Southwest Area Fleet (Japanese Navy)

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Southwest Area Fleet 南西方面艦隊 Nansei Homen Kantai, or GKF

Assignment

Commander-in-chief, Southwest Area Fleet

no date of
appointment
rank name class previous job next job note
1 10 Apr 1942 VADM Takahashi Ibo 36th class, NA| CinC, 2nd Southern Exp Fleet Att, NGS
2 15 Sep 1942 VADM Takasu Shiro 35th class, NA Att, NGS Military Councillor 1 Mar 1944 ADM
3 18 Jun 1944 VADM Mikawa Gunichi 38th class, NA CinC, 2nd Southern Exp Fleet Att, NGS
4 1 Nov 1944 VADM Okawauchi Denshichi 37th class, NA Att, Combined Fleet HQ disbanded after the war

Chief of Staff

no date of
appointment
rank name class previous job next job note
10 Apr 1942 RADM Nakamura Toshihisa 39th class, NA CoS, 2nd Southern Exp Fleet Att, NGS
10 Oct 1942
1 Nov 1944 RADM Arima Kaoru 42nd class, NA Cdr, 31st Standing Base Force 1 Nov 1945 VADM
disbanded after the war

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