Japanese destroyer Harutsuki in the sea in December 1944

Japanese destroyer Harutsuki

The Japanese destroyer “Harutsuki” at sea in December 1944.

After the end of World War II in August 28, 1947, the destroyer Harutsuki was transferred to the USSR and joined the fleet under the name “Vnezapniy” (Sudden).
The destroyer served in the Soviet fleet until June 4, 1969. It was armed with 100-mm guns, 4 of 610-mm torpedo tubes and 39 of 25-mm antiaircraft guns, and also carried 54 depth charges.
Japanese destroyer Harutsuki Developed speed up to 33 knots. The range is 8,300 miles at a speed of 18 knots.

In : 1944

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