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HANAZUKI (DD-934)

CLASS - AKIZUKI As Built.
Displacement 2743 Tons (Full), Dimensions, 440' 3" (oa) x 38' 1" x 13' 7" (Max)
Armament 8 x 4"/65, 37 x 25mm, 4 x 13mm,
4 x 21" tt., 8 x Type 93 torpedoes, 72 x Type 95 depth charges.
Machinery, 2 Parsons geared turbines, 2 shafts, 50,000 shp
Speed, 33 Knots, Range 8300 NM @ 18 Knots, Crew 300.
Operational and Building Data
Laid down by Maizuru Naval Arsenal February 10 1944.
Launched October 10 1944.
Commissioned December 26 1944.
Stricken October 5 1945.
In June 1947, Hanazuki turned over to United States as DD-934.
Fate Sunk as a target off the Goto Islands, Japan, February 3 1948.

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Hanazuki 83kUnderway on December 18 1944. Hanazuki was an Akizuki-class destroyer of the Imperial Japanese Navy. Her name means "(another name of) March". In June 1947, Hanazuki was turned over to United States as DD-934, and was later sunk as a target off the Goto Islands, Japan on February 3 1948.Kure Maritime Museum

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