The Fubuki-class destroyers were designed for long-range attacks. Episode 41 of Know Your Ship! She was scuttled the following day by Uranami. )was a classof twenty-four destroyersof the Imperial Japanese Navy. Self-introduction - When the Fubuki was introduced, she outclassed every single destroyer before her by such an immense margin that her firepower was comparable to a light cruiser, thus her designation as a "special destroyer." At the time of the attack on Pearl Harbor, Fubuki was assigned to Destroyer Division 11 of Destroyer Squadron 3 of the IJN 1st Fleet, and had deployed from Kure Naval District to Hainan Island. As completed, Fubuki had twin 5-inch guns in "A", "X", and "Y" positions, with triple torpedo tubes in "D", "P", and "Q",[10] making them the most powerful destroyers in the world at the time of their completion. [6] Sagiri was sunk by Dutch submarine HNLMS K XVI near Kuching on 24 December 1941. The main battery consisted of six Type 3 127 mm 50 caliber naval guns, mounted in pairs in three weather-proof, splinter-proof, gas-tight gun turrets that were far ahead of their time. Fubuki (吹雪, "Blizzard") was the lead ship of twenty-four Fubuki-class destroyers, built for the Imperial Japanese Navy following World War I. Get the latest news and developments here and play for free! On 10 January 1942, Fubuki assisted the destroyers Asakaze and Hatakaze in rescuing survivors of the torpedoed transport Akita Maru, which had been sunk by the Dutch submarine HNLMS O 19. Eight ships of the class were sunk by submarines, two by mines, the rest by air attacks. [4] Fubuki, built at the Maizuru Naval Arsenal was laid down on 19 June 1926, launched on 15 November 1927 and commissioned on 10 August 1928. The forecastle was also raised one deck in height into reduce the effect of heavy seas on the forward gun mount. Fubuki’s greater dimensions allowed for a significantly greater firepower, AA artillery and an even more powerful torpedo armament. The forward launchers were located between the smokestacks. On 13–22 April she returned from Singapore via Camranh Bay to Kure Naval Arsenal, then docked for maintenance. This article is within the scope of WikiProject Ships, a project to improve all Ship-related articles.If you would like to help improve this and other articles, please join the project, or contribute to the project discussion.All interested editors are welcome. Fubuki (吹雪 , Blizzard) was the lead ship of twenty-four Fubuki-class destroyers, built for the Imperial Japanese Navy following World War I. Fubuki provided antiaircraft protection during the American air attacks, which sank Mikuma and badly damaged Mogami. She was sunk by gunfire of a US cruiser/destroyer group, off Cape Esperance at position .mw-parser-output .geo-default,.mw-parser-output .geo-dms,.mw-parser-output .geo-dec{display:inline}.mw-parser-output .geo-nondefault,.mw-parser-output .geo-multi-punct{display:none}.mw-parser-output .longitude,.mw-parser-output .latitude{white-space:nowrap}09°06′S 159°38′E / 9.100°S 159.633°E / -9.100; 159.633Coordinates: 09°06′S 159°38′E / 9.100°S 159.633°E / -9.100; 159.633. [16], Fubuki was struck from the navy list on 15 November 1942. On 2 September, Fubuki was part of the force which bombarded Henderson Field at Guadalcanal, as cover for the Tsugaru troop transport run. Despite design features intended to reduce weight, including use of welding on the hull and lighter alloys above the main deck, the ships exceeded their design weight by over 200 tons, which was even more of a problem with the Group II ships, with their larger bridge and heavier gun mounts. In late 1943 to early 1944, one of the aft guns was replaced with two triple Type 96 guns, and an additional raised gun platform with another two triple Type 96 guns was added between the two aft torpedo launchers, In late 1944, the remaining units received more Type 96 guns as single mounts on the forecastle and stern. The central theme of the game is the representation of World War II warships personified as teenage girls and young adult women with personality characteristics reflecting the history of each ship. The resultant Fubuki class (吹雪) was ordered under the 1923 fiscal year budget, with ships completed between 1926 and 1931. ... built after the launch of the Fubuki-class ships. When introduced into service, these ships were the most powerful destroyers in the world. [6] The closest equivalents in the United States Navy were the Porter and Somers-class destroyers, of which only thirteen vessels were constructed in the 1930s to function as destroyer squadron leaders. The Battleship Cruise (バトルシップクルーズ, Batorushippu Kurūzu) is a Tournament that was organized by Kristina Kuroda. [4], The first group, or Fubuki class, consisting of the first ten vessels completed in 1928 and 1929, were simpler in construction than the vessels that followed. The Fubuki-class destroyers were far more capable than the previous Mutsuki-class in armament. Fubuki (吹雪 "Blizzard"?) Specification from Fitzsimons, Bernard, ed. The Fubuki-class destroyers (吹雪型駆逐艦, Fubukigata kuchikukan) were a class of twenty-four destroyers of the Imperial Japanese Navy. The Fubuki-class vessels were originally intended to have only hull numbers. On 12 March 1942, Fubuki was part of the escort Admiral Jizaburo Ozawa's cover force for "Operation T" (the invasion of northern Sumatra). Hence, the Fubuki-class vessels were assigned names as they were launched. Fubuki — Japanese Tier VI destroyer. Several modifications took place over the course of production, and the twenty-four units can be broken down into three groups. Miyuki is a destroyer based on Japanese destroyer Miyuki (Japanese: 深雪). Admiral Graf Spee, Fubuki. As a result, all vessels were reconstructed between 1935 and 1937. This "special type" destroyer shaped the development for destroyers in all navies of the world. Originally, all of these were Japanese, but ships from other nations have also been added as the game has developed. Fubuki means blizzard or snowstorm. The amount of fuel carried was also increased to help lower the center-of-gravity. [13] The remaining vessels served during the Pacific War. With much heavier armament than contemporary destroyers, the Fubuki -class became the new … running full bore into them from 9km out is probably gonna take a few if he doesn’t turn away. C This article has been rated as C-Class on the project's quality scale. However, their increased displacement more than offset their more powerful engines, resulting in a slower top speed than originally planned.[8]. This proved to be extremely unpopular with the crews and was a constant source of confusion in communications with the earlier Kamikaze and Mutsuki classes, and naval policy was changed in August 1928. The Fubuki-class destroyer (吹雪型駆逐艦) called "the world's first modern destroyer" since this ship-class had revolutionized the way navies viewed the destroyer. Her lead ship was the Fubuki, previously named destroyer no. Fubuki was a veteran of many of the major battles of the first year of the war, and was sunk in Ironbottom Sound during the Battle of Cape Esperance in World War II. In August 1943, John F. Kennedy's PT-109 was rammed, split asunder and sunk by Amagiri of this class. Her lead ship was the Fubuki, previously named destroyer no. is one of the main characters of Kantai Collection. On 4–5 June 1942, Fubuki participated in the Battle of Midway as part of the escort for Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto's Main Body. This list of ships of the Second World War contains major military vessels of the war, arranged alphabetically and by type. The final four ships were so different they were given a new class name. The large size, powerful engines, high speed, large radius of action and unprecedented armament gave thes… [9] The bow was given a significant flare, to offer protection against weather in the Pacific. [9] On 23 March, she escorted Admiral Ozawa's cover force for the "Operation D", the invasion of the Andaman Islands;[14] then she served patrol and escort duties out of Port Blair (Andaman Islands) during the Japanese raids into the Indian Ocean. They served as first-line destroyers through the 1930s, and remained formidable weapons systems well into the Pacific War. [11] Ammunition was brought up on hoists from magazines located directly underneath each gun turret, which had a far greater rate of fire than those of other contemporary destroyers in which ammunition was typically manually loaded. Following the effective abandonment of the Washington Naval Treaty from 1923, the design was modified to 1680 standard tons with more guns and more torpedo tubes. The Fubuki class set a new standard not only for Japanese vessels, but for destroyers around the world. They served as first-line destroyers through the 1930s, and remained The large size, powerful engines, high speed, large radius of action and unprecedented armament gave these destroyers the firepower similar to many light cruisers in other navies. The number of torpedo reloads were reduced from nine to three (for the center launcher only), and fewer shells were stored for the guns. This ship revolutionized the way navies viewed the destroyer. Fubuki (吹雪 "Blizzard") was the lead ship of twenty-four Fubuki-class destroyers, built for the Imperial Japanese Navy following World War I. The Fubuki-class destroyer was a class of twenty-four destroyers that were used by Japan during World War II.They were considered the world's first modern destroyers at the time of their construction in the late 1920s and early 1930s. Yes, yes she does. Hibiki was taken by the Soviet Navy as a prize of war, and continued to be used until 1964. Fubuki was part of the game's official launch when the game was released in April 23rd, 2013. [15] This was followed by five more troop transport runs to Guadalcanal on 13 September, 16 September, 1 October, 4 October and 7 October. Anti-aircraft capability was also as per the Mutsuki-Class, with two Type 92 7.7 mm anti-aircraft machine guns located in front of the second stack. There were 109 survivors from her crew who were later rescued by the American destroyer USS McCalla and the destroyer/minesweepers USS Hovey and USS Trever. In November 1942, the Ayanami damaged the battleship USS South Dakota with her gunfire during the Naval Battle of Guadalcanal before being attacked by USS Washington, which crippled the battleship Kirishima as well. [9] Fubuki assisted in the sinking or capture of at least seven vessels during this operation. These vessels had three larger boilers instead of the previous four and a narrower fore funnel. Fubuki Class Destroyer . Of the 24 Fubuki-class vessels completed, one (Miyuki) was sunk in a collision in 1934. [7], Fubuki was next involved in supporting the Malaya operations. We were superior to existing ship classifications and shocked the world. 35, who was a veteran of many battles in World War II in the Pacific Area. Fubuki is a destroyer based on Japanese destroyer Fubuki (1927) (Japanese: 吹雪). EN Client: 5 Minutes Till I'm Late: Permanently Available: CN Client: 迟到前的一刻 The Fubukiclass has been called "the world's first modern destroyer." On 8–17 August, Fubuki went from Mergui via Makassar to Davao. The large size, powerful engines, high speed, large radius of action, and unprecedented armament gave these destroyers the firepower similar to many light cruisers in other navies. The Fubuki class has been described as the world's first modern destroyer. She was the only one of the Special Type destroyers which didn’t see any battle. They remained formidable opponents to the end of World War II, despite being much older than many of their adversaries. Learning to quickly calculate the relative ground a ship coming at me can cover and the same distance my torpedos will cover has greatly increased torpedo hits. They served as first-line destroyers through the 1930s, and remained formidable weapons systems well into the Pacific War. [7], The initial design for the Fubuki class was based on a 2000-ton displacement hull with a single 12.7 cm (5.0 in) battery, two twin 24-inch torpedo tubes (as introduced in Mutsuki), and capable of 40 knots (74 km/h). Acquisition - Fubuki was the lead ship of … [4], The second group, or Ayanami class, were built in 1930 and 1931, and had larger bridges that encompassed the rangefinder, an azimuth compass sighting device and the gun-fire control room, as well as a range finding tower. Activation: Auto Effect: You may ignore the modifier for repeating the same type of scene during the Naval Base Phase. [3] The Fubuki class had performance that was a quantum leap over previous destroyer designs, so much so that they were designated Special Type destroyers (特型駆逐艦, Tokugata Kuchikukan). There was another troop transport run on 5 September and another attack mission on 8 September. [12], The third group, also known as the Akatsuki class, were built from 1931 to 1933. Japanese destroyer Fubuki (1927), a Fubuki-class destroyer launched in 1927 and sunk in 1942. This would not be common on American destroyers until postwar. Fubuki strikes up an odd relationship with Saitama after her introduction, occasionally showing up at his house with his other acquaintances. 35", she was completed as Fubuki. Miyuki was the fourth ship of Fubuki-class destroyers. My Adored Senior. When introduced into service, these ships were the most powerful destroyers in the world. Fubuki wants to be the type of battleship who’s powerful and experienced like Akagi. Activation: Sub Effect: You may use this ability when a non-Destroyer-Class ally uses a Sub ability that is an Inherent Ability. Sunk in surface action off Guadalcanal [09.06S, 159.38E] on 11 October 1942; air attack off Dampir Strait [07.15S, 148.30E] on 3 March 1943; struck 1 April 1943, Air attack off Buin [06.50S, 155.47E] on 17 July 1943; struck 15 October 1943, Sunk in action off Guadalcanal [08.40S, 159.20E] on 12 October 1942; struck 15 November 1942, Air attack near Miri [04.24N, 114E] on 17 December 1941; struck 15 January 1942, Air attack W of Panay [11.50N, 123E] on 26 October 1944; struck 10 December 1944, Torpedoed S of Hainan [18.16N, 114.40E] 12 September 1944; struck 10 October 1944, Air attack off Guadalcanal [08S, 160.10E] on 28 August 1942; struck 1 October 1942, Sunk in action, central Solomons [04.44S, 154E] on 25 November 1943; struck 15 December 1943, Mined, S of Makassar Strait [02.10S, 116.45E] on 23 April 1944; struck 10 June 1944, Torpedoed off Kuching [01.34N, 110.21E] on 24 December 1941; struck 15 January 1942, Air attack off Kiska Island [52.17N, 178.08E] on 16 October 1942; struck 15 November 1942, Air attack Manila Bay [14.35N, 120.50E] on 13 November 1944; struck 10 January 1945, Torpedoed E of Palau [05.15N, 141.15E] on 14 January 1944; struck 10 March 1944, surrendered to Allies 15 September 1945; scrapped 1948, Sunk in action off Guadalcanal [09.17S, 159.56E] on 13 November 1942; struck 15 December 1942, surrendered 5 October 1945; prize of war to USSR on 5 July 1947; scrapped 1963, torpedoed W of Guam [10.13N, 143.51E] on 13 April 1944; struck 10 June 1944, Torpedoed W of Celebes [05.08N, 119.38E] on 14 May 1944; struck 10 June 1944, 4 (Groups I & II) or 3 (Group III) boilers, This page was last edited on 11 January 2021, at 06:03. 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On 17–31 July, Fubuki sailed from Amami-Ōshima via Mako, Singapore and Sabang to Mergui (Burma) for Indian Ocean raiding operations, which were aborted due to the American invasion of Guadalcanal. When introduced into service, these ships were the most powerful destroyers in the world. They were equipped with four 127mm guns and 9 torpedo tubes along the axis of the boat, making … Side by side, Akagi and Fubuki’s relationship is the strongest in Kantai Collection. This article includes a list of ships with the same or similar names. [5], The resultant Fubuki class was ordered under the 1923 fiscal year budget, based on a smaller 1750 ton design, with ships completed between 1926 and 1931. The rebuild reduced the top speed slightly to 34 knots. ID: Plastic destroyer gaming piece: Fubuki-class destroyer from the game Axis & Allies Pacific 40-2nd Ed. Fubuki ’s greater dimensions allowed for a significantly greater firepower, AA artillery and an even more powerful torpedo armament. [5], Mark Stille, Imperial Japanese Navy Heavy Cruisers 1941-45, "The Dutch Submarine Operations in the Dutch East Indies 1941-1942", "The Japanese Invasion of Sumatra Island", "The conquest of Java Island, March 1942", "The capture of Andaman Islands, March 1942", Order of Battle - The Battle of the Sunda Strait 1942, List of destroyers of the Imperial Japanese Navy, Shipwrecks and maritime incidents in October 1942, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Japanese_destroyer_Fubuki_(1927)&oldid=994683435, Articles containing Japanese-language text, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, 5,000 nmi (9,300 km) at 14 knots (26 km/h), This page was last edited on 17 December 2020, at 00:19. Following the start of then Pacific War, a number of units received an additional pair of Type 93 guns mounted in front of the bridge, which were later changed to Type 96 25mm AA Guns. Improvements included a unique splinter-proof torpedo launcher-turret, which allowed the torpedo launcher tubes to be reloaded in action.[12]. Based on our design, many following fleet-type destroyers were built. The Japanese Fubuki class boasted twenty-four units and was the world’s first modern and powerful destroyer class. She was assigned to Destroyer Division 11 with three sisters, and served with Destroyer Squadron 3, attached to the First Fleet. Fitzsimons, p.1040. At that time, she was hands-down the most powerful warship ofher size anywhere in the world. Only Hibiki and Ushio survived the war. The former T8 now a T6 with some tweaks! Miyuki sank in a collision with another destroyer, Inazuma, on 29 June 1934, which made her the only ship, among the 24 Fubuki-class, lost for non-battle cause. [2] They served as first-line destroyers through the 1930s, and remained formidable weapons systems well into the Pacific War. Fubuki, lead ship of her class. On 30 June–2 July 1942, Fubuki escorted a troop convoy from Kure to Amami-Ōshima, then conducted antisubmarine patrols there. As the treaty placed Japan in an inferior position vis-a-vis the United States and Great Britain in terms of capital ships, the obvious course of action would be to build large numbers of other types of ships not restricted by the treaty, with the most powerful weaponry possible. [10] On 27 February 1942, Fubuki was assigned to "Operation J", covering forces landing on the western portion of Java. On 12–13 September, Fubuki provided gunfire support against US Marine positions on Guadalcanal in support of the Kawaguchi offensive. The Fubukiclass not only set a new standard for Japanese vessels… To use this banner, please see the full instructions. Fubuki-Class Destroyers have a choice between 2 Inherent Abilities: I'll Do My Best! These ships caught other navies by surprise when they began to appear in 1928 with their long, narrow hulls and extremely low silhouettes. [7] On 27 January, Fubuki and her convoy were attacked by the destroyers HMS Thanet and HMAS Vampire about 80 nautical miles (150 km; 92 mi) north of Singapore in the Battle off Endau, and her torpedoes are credited with helping sink Thanet. On 19–23 August, she escorted a troop transport convoy from Davao to Truk, and was then sent into the Solomon Islands theater of operations. [5] Originally assigned hull designation "Destroyer No. [12] The first group can be distinguished from later ships by their massive circular air ducts abreast the two stacks leading to the boiler room, with the exception of Uranami, which integrated the ventilation ducts into the platforms built around the stacks. [8], On 13–18 February 1942, Fubuki was assigned to "Operation L", the invasion of Bangka and Palembang, on Sumatra in the Netherlands East Indies, and took part in attacks on Allied shipping fleeing from Singapore. Fubuki (吹雪, "Blizzard")[1] was the lead ship of twenty-four Fubuki-class destroyers, built for the Imperial Japanese Navy following World War I. On 11 October 1942, in the Battle of Cape Esperance, Fubuki's luck finally ran out. The Fubuki-class destroyers (吹雪型駆逐艦, Fubukigata kuchikukan) were a class of twenty-four destroyers of the Imperial Japanese Navy. Construction of the advanced Fubuki-class destroyers was authorized as part of the Imperial Japanese Navy's expansion program from fiscal year 1923, intended to give Japan a qualitative edge with the world's most modern ships. [12] Fubuki has often been accused of launching the torpedo spread that accidentally sank four Japanese transports and a minesweeper during this battle, but recent research indicates the cruiser Mogami the more likely agent.[13]. She is, however, persistent in her efforts to recruit Saita… The S-shaped curved bow introduced on the Mutsuki class was retained; however, the well deck in front of the bridge was removed, which made it possible to extend the forecastle further aft and to flare the hull back to the first stack, which increased seaworthiness. The HIJMS Fubuki.. [8] The Group I vessels could elevate to over 40 degrees, but from Group II (the last 14 vessels of the series), these guns were dual purpose guns that could be elevated to 70 degrees, making them the world's first destroyers with this ability. I am Fubuki, the first ship of the Special Type destroyers designed under the Washington Naval Treaty. Class of destroyers of the Imperial Japanese Navy. Yūgiri received a Type 22 radar in November 1943, and the remaining seven units were so fitted in 1944. [1] The Fubuki class has been described as the world's first modern destroyer. They had a rangefinder on the compass bridge and an exposed gun-fire control room, and were equipped with a “Type A” gun turret that elevated both of its barrels at the same time and only to 40 degrees. However, the Fubuki class also had a number of inherent design problems. They remained formidable opponents to the end of World War II, despite being much older than many of their adversaries. Eight of the Ayanami class were retrofitted with the lighter "Type C" gun mounts, These changes increased the displacement to 2050 tons standard tons and over 2400 tons full load. When introduced, the Fubuki-class were among the most powerful destroyers in the world. The list includes armed vessels that served during the war and in the immediate aftermath, inclusive of localized ongoing combat operations, garrison surrenders, post-surrender occupation, colony re-occupation, troop and prisoner repatriation, to the end of 1945. [11] On 1 March, the Australian cruiser HMAS Perth and American cruiser USS Houston sailed at top speed to Sunda Strait and encountered Fubuki at about 22.30, which was guarding the Eastern approaches, she fired nine torpedoes at about 3,000 yards (2,700 m) and retreated. On the other-hand, Akagi also takes inspiration from Fubuki’s work ethic and character. Fubuki was a veteran of many of the major battles of the first year of the war, and was sunk in Ironbottom Sound during the Battle of Cape Esperance in World War II. Furthermore, the boiler room's air inlet was changed from a pipe to a bowl shape. [2] The Fubuki class set a new standard not only for Japanese vessels, but for destroyers around the world. Tools of War: The Fubuki-class Destroyer In 1928, the Imperial Japanese Navy introduced the Special Type destroyer. The engines were powered by four Kampon boilers running two-shaft geared turbines at 50,000 shp, yielding a rated speed of 35 knots (65 km/h), with a range of 5000 nautical miles. However, Fubuki’s captain, Lieutenant Commander Shizuo Yamashita was killed in action. Launched on November 15, 1927, she was commissioned into service on August, 10, 1928. She was built at Maizuru Naval Dockyard. When introduced into service, these ships were the most powerful destroyers in the world. The three triple 24-inch (610 mm) torpedo launchers with Type 8 torpedoes which had proved successful on the Mutsuki-class was again used, and each tube had a reload, giving the destroyer a complement of 18 torpedoes in total. The large amount of armament combined with a smaller hull displacement than in the original design created issues with stability. The few ships remaining in late 1944 also received the Type 13 radar. Yes your torpedoes will only travel 6km but that B.B. Nine Bladers are chosen to battle between each other on a cruise ship for a chance to face the World Champion, Valt Aoi in a match. The bridge enlarged and enclosed. An additional 40 tons of ballast was added, the bridge reduced in size and the height of the smoke stacks was decreased. In the Fourth Fleet Incident, during which a typhoon damaged virtually every ship in the Fourth Fleet, issues with the longitudinal strength of the Fubuki-class hull was discovered. Referenzen zu spezifischen Designs, Modellen, Herstellern und/oder Modifikationen von Schiffen und Flugzeugen dienen ausschließlich der historischen Konsistenz und stellen keinerlei Finanzierung oder anderweitige Beteiligung an dem Projekt von Seiten der Markeninhaber dar. They also benefited from the deployment of “Type B” turrets, which could elevate each gun separately to 75° for AA use, making them the world's first destroyers with this capability. The Fubuki-class had performance that was a quantum leap over previous destroyer designs, so much so that they were designated Special Type destroyers(特型, Tokugata?). In this educational video I cover the Fubuki class destroyers of the Imperial Japanese Navy. On 27–31 August, she escorted the transport Sado Maru from Rabaul to the Shortland Islands, followed by a pair of "Tokyo Express" troop transport run to Guadalcanal. Fubuki! Their performance was a great improvement over previous destroyer designs, so much so that they were designated Special Type destroyers (特型, Tokugata). Brief History: Fubuki was the lead ship of her class, and of the Type Is. During the Battle of Sunda Strait Perth and Houston were both sunk. This class applied a new design, with a forecastle structure and a twin mount main gun. The Japanese Fubuki class boasted twenty-four units and was the world’s first modern and powerful destroyer class. Does the former T8 C-Hull Fubuki stack up well in T6? [4] These destroyers were intended to operate with the new series of fast and powerful cruisers also under consideration as part of a program intended to give the Imperial Japanese Navy a qualitative edge with the world's most modern ships. In terms of speed, however, Fubuki was … From 4 December 1941 Fubuki along with Sagiri, the heavy cruisers Suzuya and Kumano formed the Support Force of Rear-Admiral Takeo Kurita for the Japanese invasion convoy from Camranh Bay, French Indochina to Miri (British Borneo) then to Kuching. These were replaced by Type 93 13 mm AA Guns before the start of the war. Akagi’s one of the main inspirations for Fubuki from episode 1 of Kantai Collection. The Story of the Fubuki Class: Relatively few ships can claim to have taken the world off guard and changed the way an entire ship-type was viewed by naval designers, but the Fubuki class can make such a claim. This ’special type’ destroyer shaped the development for destroyers in all navies of the world. Japan, in particular, quickly developed its first “special type” destroyers, the Fubuki class of 1923, which displaced 1,750 tons on a 378-foot hull with six 5-inch guns and nine 24-inch torpedo tubes. From the first round to the fourth round of the competition, each Blader is given a star for every match won. Destroyer Fubuki was the lead ship of Fubuki-class destroyers, also called the Special Type destroyers. She is the main protagonist of the Kancolle anime and movie. 35, who was a veteran of many battles in World War II in the Pacific Area. Between June 1928 and March 1933, twenty-four Fubuki-class destroyers were built. 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