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Japan Warships List (Current and Former Types)

Catalog of military warships and submarines associated with the nation of Japan.

Japan Warships List (Current and Former Types)

Catalog of military warships and submarines associated with the nation of Japan.

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There are a total of 68 entries as part of the Japan Warships List (Current and Former Types) in the Military Factory. Entries are listed by initial year of service descending. Flag images indicative of country of origin and not necessarily primary operator.

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#1
2015
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the JS Izumo (DDH-183)
JS Izumo (DDH-183)
Helicopter Destroyer Warship
#2
2011
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the JS Ise (DDH-182)
JS Ise (DDH-182)
Helicopter Destroyer / Aircraft Carrier
#3
2009
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the JS Hyuga (DDH-181)
JS Hyuga (DDH-181)
Helicopter Carrier / Destroyer Warship
#4
2009
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the JS Soryu (SS-501)
JS Soryu (SS-501)
Diesel-Electric Attack Submarine
#5
2007
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the JS Atago (DDG-177)
JS Atago (DDG-177)
Guided-Missile Destroyer Warship
ADVERTISEMENTS
#6
1998
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the JS Oyashio (SS-590)
JS Oyashio (SS-590)
Diesel-Electric Attack Submarine
#7
1998
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the JS Osumi (LST-4001)
JS Osumi (LST-4001)
Landing Ship Tank (LST) / Dock Landing Ship (LSD)
#8
1993
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the JS Kongo (DDG-173)
JS Kongo (DDG-173)
Guided-Missile Destroyer Warship
#9
1990
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Harushio (class)
Harushio (class)
Diesel-Electric Attack Submarine
#10
1989
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the JS Abukuma (DE-229)
JS Abukuma (DE-229)
Destroyer Escort Surface Warship
#11
1988
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the JS Asagiri (DD-151)
JS Asagiri (DD-151)
Destroyer Warship
#12
1988
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the JS Shimakaze (DDG-172)
JS Shimakaze (DDG-172)
Guided-Missile Destroyer Warship
#13
1987
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the LCAC (Landing Craft Air Cushion)
LCAC (Landing Craft Air Cushion)
Air Cushioned Landing Craft / Hovercraft
#14
1986
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the JS Hatakaze (DDG-171)
JS Hatakaze (DDG-171)
Guided-Missile Destroyer Warship
#15
1982
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the JS Hatsuyuki (DD-122)
JS Hatsuyuki (DD-122)
Destroyer Warship
#16
1981
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the JS Kurama (DDH-144)
JS Kurama (DDH-144)
Destroyer Warship
#17
1980
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the JS Shirane (DDH-143)
JS Shirane (DDH-143)
Destroyer Warship
#18
1974
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the JS Hiei (DDH-142)
JS Hiei (DDH-142)
Destroyer Warship
#19
1973
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the JS Haruna (DDH-141)
JS Haruna (DDH-141)
Destroyer Warship
#20
1960
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the JS Oyashio (SS-511)
JS Oyashio (SS-511)
Diesel-Electric Attack Submarine
#21
1945
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the IJN Ha-201 (Type STS)
IJN Ha-201 (Type STS)
Fast Coastal Attack Submarine
#22
1945
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the IJN I-201
IJN I-201
High-Speed Diesel-Electric Attack Submarine
#23
1945
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the IJN I-351
IJN I-351
Ocean-Going Tanker / Resupply Diesel-Electric Submarine
#24
1945
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the IJN Shinano
IJN Shinano
Aircraft Carrier
#25
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the IJN No. 1 Class Landing Ship (1st Class Transporter)
IJN No. 1 Class Landing Ship (1st Class Transporter)
Amphibious Assault Vessel
#26
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the IJN Taiho
IJN Taiho
Aircraft Carrier
#27
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the IJN I-400 (STo / Sen-Toku)
IJN I-400 (STo / Sen-Toku)
Aircraft-Carrying Diesel-Electric Submarine
#28
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the IJN I-58
IJN I-58
Diesel-Electric Attack Submarine
#29
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Kaiten (Reverse Destiny)
Kaiten (Reverse Destiny)
Midget Submarine / Manned Suicide Torpedo
#30
1943
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the IJN Shimakaze
IJN Shimakaze
Destroyer Warship
#31
1943
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the IJN Type C (class)
IJN Type C (class)
Destroyer Escort
#32
1942
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the HIJMS RO-100 (Kaisho / Type KS)
HIJMS RO-100 (Kaisho / Type KS)
Short-Range Coastal Submarine
#33
1942
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the IJN Musashi
IJN Musashi
Battleship
#34
1941
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the IJN Shoho
IJN Shoho
Converted Light Carrier
#35
1941
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the IJN Shokaku
IJN Shokaku
Conventionally-Powered Fleet Aircraft Carrier
#36
1941
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the IJN I-21
IJN I-21
Ocean-Going Diesel-Electric Attack Submarine
#37
1941
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the IJN Akigumo
IJN Akigumo
Destroyer Warship
#38
1941
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Gato (SS-212)
USS Gato (SS-212)
Diesel-Electric Attack Submarine
#39
1941
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the IJN Yamato
IJN Yamato
Battleship
#40
1941
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the IJN Zuikaku
IJN Zuikaku
Conventionally-Powered Fleet Aircraft Carrier
#41
1940
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the IJN Zuiho
IJN Zuiho
Converted Light Carrier
#42
1940
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the IJN I-15
IJN I-15
Diesel-Electric Attack Submarine
#43
1940
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the IJN Isokaze
IJN Isokaze
Destroyer Warship
#44
1939
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the IJN Chikuma
IJN Chikuma
Heavy Cruiser Warship
#45
1939
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the IJN Hiryu
IJN Hiryu
Conventionally-Powered Fleet Aircraft Carrier
#46
1938
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the IJN Chiyoda
IJN Chiyoda
Seaplane Tender / Light Aircraft Carrier
#47
1938
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Barbarigo
Barbarigo
Attack / Transport Diesel-Electric Submarine
#48
1938
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the IJN Tone
IJN Tone
Light / Heavy Cruiser Warship / Floatplane Carrier
#49
1938
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Type IX U-Boat
Type IX U-Boat
Ocean-Going Attack Submarine
#50
1937
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the IJN I-7 (J3 Type)
IJN I-7 (J3 Type)
Ocean-Going Diesel-Electric Reconnaissance Submarine
#51
1937
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the IJN Soryu
IJN Soryu
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
#52
1935
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the IJN Mogami
IJN Mogami
Light / Heavy Cruiser Warship / Aircraft Cruiser
#53
1933
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the IJN Ryujo
IJN Ryujo
Aircraft Carrier
#54
1932
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the IJN Takao
IJN Takao
Heavy Cruiser Warship
#55
1929
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the IJN Kaga
IJN Kaga
Conventionally-Powered Fleet Aircraft Carrier
#56
1927
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the IJN Akagi
IJN Akagi
Conventionally-Powered Fleet Aircraft Carrier
#57
1922
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the IJN Hosho
IJN Hosho
Conventionally-Powered Fleet Aircraft Carrier
#58
1920
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the IJN Nagato
IJN Nagato
Dreadnought Battleship
#59
1917
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the IJN Ise
IJN Ise
Dreadnought Battleship / Hybrid Aircraft Carrier
#60
1915
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the IJN Fuso
IJN Fuso
Dreadnought Battleship
#61
1915
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the IJN Haruna
IJN Haruna
Battlecruiser / Battleship / Fast Battleship
#62
1915
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the IJN Kirishima
IJN Kirishima
Battlecruiser / Battleship
#63
1914
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the IJN Hiei
IJN Hiei
Battlecruiser / Fast Battleship
#64
1913
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the IJN Kongo
IJN Kongo
Battlecruiser / Battleship Warship
#65
1907
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the IJN Tsukuba
IJN Tsukuba
Cruiser / Battlecruiser Warship
#66
1902
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the IJN Mikasa
IJN Mikasa
Pre-Dreadnought Battleship
#67
1900
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the IJN Asahi
IJN Asahi
Pre-Deadnought Battleship
#68
1864
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the CSS Stonewall (FS Sphynx)
CSS Stonewall (FS Sphynx)
Ocean-Going Ironclad Ram Warship