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Japanese 5 Fleet

5 Fleet was a small regional force based in northern Japan responsible for keeping an eye on the Russians. It was organized just before the Pearl Harbor attack and as yet had few units assigned to it.

Administrative structure, 7 December 1941:

5 Fleet (Hosogaya; at Ominato)
  AK Toko Maru #2

AP Akashisan Maru (451 tons, 13 knots)

AO Nissan Maru(10,059 tons, 15 knots)

Cruiser Division 21 (Hosogaya)

  CL Tama


CL Kiso


AV Kimikawa Maru (at Paramushiro)


  8 E13A Jake

Cruiser Division 22 (Takahashi I.)


CX Akagi Maru


CX Asaka Maru


CX Awata Maru

7 Base Force (Abe)


Minesweeper Division 17



AMc Keinan Maru (316 tons)



AMc Misago Maru #11 (318 tons)



AMc Toshi Maru #5 (298 tons)



AMc Toshi Maru #8 (298 tons)


Gunboat Division 10



PM Magan Maru



PM Shoei Maru (3580 tons)



PM Yoshida Maru (2920 tons)


Subchaser Division 66



PC Fumi Maru (360 tons)



PCSeki Maru #2



AN Kogi Maru (857 tons)


Chichijima Naval Air Group (at Ominato)



6 E13A Jake


References

Jentschura, Jung, and Mickel (1977)

Prados (1995)


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