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Japanese Southern Fleet

The Southern Fleet is listed as an administrative echelon for the Centrifugal Offensive by some authors.  It appears to have been a somewhat ad hoc organization.

Administrative structure, 7 December 1941:

Southern Fleet (Ozawa; at Cam Ranh)
  
AV Notoro (14,050 tons, 12 knots; at Sasebo)

AP Teiun Maru

PB Shimushu

2 Yokosuka SNLF (746 paratroops)

9 Base Force (Hiraoka; at Cam Ranh)

    PM Eiko Maru (3011 tons)


PM Chosa Maru (2538 tons; north of Singapore)


CM Hatsutaka


AE Nojima Maru (7190 tons)


AV Sagara Maru
     
6 F1M2 Pete



2 E8N Dave


Minesweeper Division 11



DMS W-1



DMS W-2



DMS W-3



DMS W-4



DMS W-5



DMS W-6


Subchaser Division 11 (at Takao)



APD Ch-7



APD Ch-8



APD Ch-9


Subchaser Division 91



PC Shonan Maru #6 (356 tons)



PC Shonan Maru #7 (356 tons)



AN Choko Maru (889 tons)

11 Special Base Force (Takamoto; at Saigon)


PM Eifuku Maru (3520 tons)

References

Prados (1995)


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