Japanese Navy Frigates

Japanese Navy Frigates described by Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force as Small Destroyer Escorts, but similar in size and role to frigates.

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Asagiri Class LOA 449′ TDISP 5,200 tons (8 active)

JMSDF Asagiri 6452366
Asagiri DD-151 underway, 1989 NARA: 330-CFD-DN-SN-90-00291

JS Amagiri DD-154 (1989)JS Amagiri DD-154 Sasebo 2016.jpg

Hatsuyuki Class LOA 430′ TDISP 4,000 tons (5 active, 3 as training ships, 7 retired)

JS Asayuki DD-132 (1987)

DN-SN-88-02534
JS Asayuki DD-132, 1987, Sea of Japan [Detail of] NARA: 330-CFD-DN-SN-88-02534 PH2 Self
JS Asayuki DD-132 Sasebo 2016.jpg

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