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Japan Warships List (Current and Former Types)


Ships & Submarines | Naval Warfare

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

This listing allows you to trace back a particular nation's aviation history in reverse-chronological order.

There are a total of [ 78 ] Japan Warships List (Current and Former Types) entries 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
Picture of the JS Taigei (SS-513)
National Flag Graphic
2022
JS Taigei (SS-513)
Ocean-Going Attack Submarine
2
Picture of the JS Haguro (DDG-180)
National Flag Graphic
2021
JS Haguro (DDG-180)
Guided-Missile Destroyer Warship
3
Picture of the JS Maya (DDG-179)
National Flag Graphic
2020
JS Maya (DDG-179)
Guided-Missile Destroyer Warship
4
Picture of the JS Kaga (DDH-184)
National Flag Graphic
2017
JS Kaga (DDH-184)
Conventionally-Powered Helicopter Carrier / Destroyer
5
Picture of the JS Izumo (DDH-183)
National Flag Graphic
2015
JS Izumo (DDH-183)
Conventionally-Powered Helicopter Carrier / Destroyer
6
Picture of the JS Ise (DDH-182)
National Flag Graphic
2011
JS Ise (DDH-182)
Helicopter Destroyer / Aircraft Carrier
7
Picture of the JS Hyuga (DDH-181)
National Flag Graphic
2009
JS Hyuga (DDH-181)
Helicopter Carrier / Destroyer Warship
8
Picture of the JS Soryu (SS-501)
National Flag Graphic
2009
JS Soryu (SS-501)
Diesel-Electric Attack Submarine
9
Picture of the JS Ashigara (DDG-178)
National Flag Graphic
2008
JS Ashigara (DDG-178)
Guided-Missile Destroyer Warship
10
Picture of the JS Atago (DDG-177)
National Flag Graphic
2007
JS Atago (DDG-177)
Guided-Missile Destroyer Warship
11
Picture of the JS Takanami (DD-110)
National Flag Graphic
2003
JS Takanami (DD-110)
Guided-Missile Destroyer
12
Picture of the JS Osumi (LST-4001)
National Flag Graphic
1998
JS Osumi (LST-4001)
Landing Ship Tank (LST) / Dock Landing Ship (LSD)
13
Picture of the JS Oyashio (SS-590)
National Flag Graphic
1998
JS Oyashio (SS-590)
Diesel-Electric Attack Submarine
14
Picture of the JS Kongo (DDG-173)
National Flag Graphic
1993
JS Kongo (DDG-173)
Guided-Missile Destroyer Warship
15
Picture of the Harushio (class)
National Flag Graphic
1990
Harushio (class)
Diesel-Electric Attack Submarine
16
Picture of the JS Abukuma (DE-229)
National Flag Graphic
1989
JS Abukuma (DE-229)
Destroyer Escort Surface Warship
17
Picture of the JS Asagiri (DD-151)
National Flag Graphic
1988
JS Asagiri (DD-151)
Destroyer Warship
18
Picture of the JS Shimakaze (DDG-172)
National Flag Graphic
1988
JS Shimakaze (DDG-172)
Guided-Missile Destroyer Warship
19
Picture of the LCAC (Landing Craft Air Cushion)
National Flag Graphic
1987
LCAC (Landing Craft Air Cushion)
Air Cushioned Landing Craft / Hovercraft
20
Picture of the JS Hatakaze (DDG-171)
National Flag Graphic
1986
JS Hatakaze (DDG-171)
Guided-Missile Destroyer Warship
21
Picture of the JS Hatsuyuki (DD-122)
National Flag Graphic
1982
JS Hatsuyuki (DD-122)
Destroyer Warship
22
Picture of the JS Kurama (DDH-144)
National Flag Graphic
1981
JS Kurama (DDH-144)
Destroyer Warship
23
Picture of the JS Shirane (DDH-143)
National Flag Graphic
1980
JS Shirane (DDH-143)
Destroyer Warship
24
Picture of the JS Hiei (DDH-142)
National Flag Graphic
1974
JS Hiei (DDH-142)
Guided-Missile Destroyer Warship
25
Picture of the JS Haruna (DDH-141)
National Flag Graphic
1973
JS Haruna (DDH-141)
Destroyer Warship
26
Picture of the JS Oyashio (SS-511)
National Flag Graphic
1960
JS Oyashio (SS-511)
Diesel-Electric Attack Submarine
27
Picture of the IJN Ha-201 (Type STS)
National Flag Graphic
1945
IJN Ha-201 (Type STS)
Fast Coastal Attack Submarine
28
Picture of the IJN I-201
National Flag Graphic
1945
IJN I-201
High-Speed Diesel-Electric Attack Submarine
29
Picture of the IJN I-351
National Flag Graphic
1945
IJN I-351
Ocean-Going Tanker / Resupply Diesel-Electric Submarine
30
Picture of the IJN Shinano
National Flag Graphic
1945
IJN Shinano
Aircraft Carrier
31
Picture of the IJN I-400 (STo / Sen-Toku)
National Flag Graphic
1944
IJN I-400 (STo / Sen-Toku)
Aircraft-Carrying Diesel-Electric Submarine
32
Picture of the IJN I-58
National Flag Graphic
1944
IJN I-58
Diesel-Electric Attack Submarine
33
Picture of the IJN No. 1 Class Landing Ship (1st Class Transporter)
National Flag Graphic
1944
IJN No. 1 Class Landing Ship (1st Class Transporter)
Amphibious Assault Vessel
34
Picture of the IJN Taiho
National Flag Graphic
1944
IJN Taiho
Aircraft Carrier
35
Picture of the Kaiten (Reverse Destiny)
National Flag Graphic
1944
Kaiten (Reverse Destiny)
Midget Submarine / Manned Suicide Torpedo
36
Picture of the IJN Shimakaze
National Flag Graphic
1943
IJN Shimakaze
Destroyer Warship
37
Picture of the IJN Type C (class)
National Flag Graphic
1943
IJN Type C (class)
Destroyer Escort
38
Picture of the HIJMS RO-100 (Kaisho / Type KS)
National Flag Graphic
1942
HIJMS RO-100 (Kaisho / Type KS)
Short-Range Coastal Submarine
39
Picture of the IJN Junyo
National Flag Graphic
1942
IJN Junyo
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
40
Picture of the IJN Musashi
National Flag Graphic
1942
IJN Musashi
Battleship
41
Picture of the IJN Akigumo
National Flag Graphic
1941
IJN Akigumo
Destroyer Warship
42
Picture of the IJN Hachijo
National Flag Graphic
1941
IJN Hachijo
Escort / Destroyer Escort Warship
43
Picture of the IJN I-21
National Flag Graphic
1941
IJN I-21
Ocean-Going Diesel-Electric Attack Submarine
44
Picture of the IJN Shoho
National Flag Graphic
1941
IJN Shoho
Converted Light Carrier
45
Picture of the IJN Shokaku
National Flag Graphic
1941
IJN Shokaku
Conventionally-Powered Fleet Aircraft Carrier
46
Picture of the IJN Yamato
National Flag Graphic
1941
IJN Yamato
Battleship
47
Picture of the IJN Zuikaku
National Flag Graphic
1941
IJN Zuikaku
Conventionally-Powered Fleet Aircraft Carrier
48
Picture of the USS Gato (SS-212)
National Flag Graphic
1941
USS Gato (SS-212)
Diesel-Electric Attack Submarine
49
Picture of the IJN I-15
National Flag Graphic
1940
IJN I-15
Diesel-Electric Attack Submarine
50
Picture of the IJN Isokaze
National Flag Graphic
1940
IJN Isokaze
Destroyer Warship
51
Picture of the IJN Zuiho
National Flag Graphic
1940
IJN Zuiho
Converted Light Carrier
52
Picture of the IJN Chikuma
National Flag Graphic
1939
IJN Chikuma
Heavy Cruiser Warship
53
Picture of the IJN Hiryu
National Flag Graphic
1939
IJN Hiryu
Conventionally-Powered Fleet Aircraft Carrier
54
Picture of the Barbarigo
National Flag Graphic
1938
Barbarigo
Attack / Transport Diesel-Electric Submarine
55
Picture of the IJN Chiyoda
National Flag Graphic
1938
IJN Chiyoda
Seaplane Tender / Light Aircraft Carrier
56
Picture of the IJN Tone
National Flag Graphic
1938
IJN Tone
Light / Heavy Cruiser Warship / Floatplane Carrier
57
Picture of the Type IX U-Boat
National Flag Graphic
1938
Type IX U-Boat
Ocean-Going Attack Submarine
58
Picture of the IJN I-7 (J3 Type)
National Flag Graphic
1937
IJN I-7 (J3 Type)
Ocean-Going Diesel-Electric Reconnaissance Submarine
59
Picture of the IJN Soryu
National Flag Graphic
1937
IJN Soryu
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
60
Picture of the IJN Mogami
National Flag Graphic
1935
IJN Mogami
Light / Heavy Cruiser Warship / Aircraft Cruiser
61
Picture of the IJN Ryujo
National Flag Graphic
1933
IJN Ryujo
Aircraft Carrier
62
Picture of the IJN Takao
National Flag Graphic
1932
IJN Takao
Heavy Cruiser Warship
63
Picture of the IJN Hatsuyuki
National Flag Graphic
1929
IJN Hatsuyuki
Destroyer Warship
64
Picture of the IJN Kaga
National Flag Graphic
1929
IJN Kaga
Conventionally-Powered Fleet Aircraft Carrier
65
Picture of the IJN Akagi
National Flag Graphic
1927
IJN Akagi
Conventionally-Powered Fleet Aircraft Carrier
66
Picture of the IJN Hosho
National Flag Graphic
1922
IJN Hosho
Conventionally-Powered Fleet Aircraft Carrier
67
Picture of the IJN Nagato
National Flag Graphic
1920
IJN Nagato
Dreadnought Battleship
68
Picture of the IJN Ise
National Flag Graphic
1917
IJN Ise
Dreadnought Battleship / Hybrid Aircraft Carrier
69
Picture of the IJN Fuso
National Flag Graphic
1915
IJN Fuso
Dreadnought Battleship
70
Picture of the IJN Haruna
National Flag Graphic
1915
IJN Haruna
Battlecruiser / Battleship / Fast Battleship
71
Picture of the IJN Kirishima
National Flag Graphic
1915
IJN Kirishima
Battlecruiser / Battleship
72
Picture of the IJN Hiei
National Flag Graphic
1914
IJN Hiei
Battlecruiser / Fast Battleship
73
Picture of the IJN Kongo
National Flag Graphic
1913
IJN Kongo
Battlecruiser / Battleship Warship
74
Picture of the IJN Ibuki
National Flag Graphic
1907
IJN Ibuki
Armored Cruiser / Battlecruiser Warship
75
Picture of the IJN Tsukuba
National Flag Graphic
1907
IJN Tsukuba
Cruiser / Battlecruiser Warship
76
Picture of the IJN Mikasa
National Flag Graphic
1902
IJN Mikasa
Pre-Dreadnought Battleship
77
Picture of the IJN Asahi
National Flag Graphic
1900
IJN Asahi
Pre-Deadnought Battleship
78
Picture of the CSS Stonewall (FS Sphynx)
National Flag Graphic
1864
CSS Stonewall (FS Sphynx)
Ocean-Going Ironclad Ram Warship
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