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Japanese 3 Naval District

Like most naval powers, Japan established naval districts for recruiting, training, and logistical support. The 3 Naval District covered the Sasebo area.

Administrative order of battle, 7 December 1941:

3 Naval District (Tanimoto; at Sasebo)
  AO Sata

5 Sasebo SNLF Attached to 55 Infantry Group

Sasebo Air Group

  16 A5M Claude


6 E13A Jake


15 H6K Mavis

Sasebo Guard Force (Tashiro)


Sasebo Coastal Guard Squadron


  PM Kozan Maru


Sasebo Local Defense Squadron (Tashiro)     




PG Shinkyo Maru (2672 tons)



PG Shinkyo Maru #5


Minesweeper Division 42



AMc Seki Maru (297 tons)



AMc Toshi Maru #7 (297 tons)


Oshima Guard Force (at Naze)


AMc Chuon Maru #8


AMc Hakata Maru #7 (257 tons)


AMc Himejima Maru


Minesweeper Division 41



AMc Kyo Maru #1



AMc Kyo Maru #3



AMc Kyo Maru #5

References

Jentschura, Jung, and Mickel (1977)

Prados (1995)



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