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Japanese destroyer Harutsuki
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Career Japanese Navy Ensign
Name: Harutsuki
Builder: Sasebo Naval Arsenal
Laid down: 23 December 1943
Launched: 3 August 1944
Completed: 28 December 1944
Commissioned: 28 December 1944, 11th Destroyer Squadron
Struck: 5 October 1945
Fate: Transferred to the Soviet Union, 28 August 1947
Career (USSR) Soviet Naval Ensign
Name: Vnezapny (Внезапный)
Acquired: 28 August 1947
Commissioned: 25 September 1947, 5th Fleet
Struck: 4 June 1969
Fate: Scrapped
General characteristics
Class & type: Akizuki-class destroyer
Displacement: 2,700 long tons (2,743 t) standard
3,700 long tons (3,759 t) full load
Length: 134.2 m (440 ft 3 in)
Beam: 11.6 m (38 ft 1 in)
Draft: 4.15 m (13 ft 7 in)
Propulsion: 4 × Kampon type boilers
2 × Parsons geared turbines
2 × shafts, 50,000 shp (37 MW)
Speed: 33 knots (38 mph; 61 km/h)
Range: 8,300 nmi (15,400 km) at 18 kn (21 mph; 33 km/h)
Complement: 263
Armament: • 8 × 100 mm (4 in)/65 cal DP guns
• 39 × 25 mm AA guns (3×5 + 1×24)
• 4 × 610 mm (24 in) torpedo tubes
• 8 × Type 93 torpedoes
• 54 × Type 95 depth charges

Harutsuki (春月?) was an Akizuki-class destroyer of the Imperial Japanese Navy. Her name means "Spring Moon". She was different from other sisters, and it was built as a flagship of Escort Fleet.

On 5 October 1945, Harutsuki was removed from Navy List. On 28 August 1947, she was turned over to the Soviet Union, renamed Vnezapny (Внезапный) and rearmed by 8 x 102-mm, 15 x 25-mm guns and 4 x 533-mm TT. Became training ship Oskol in 1949, target ship TSL-64 in 1955 and finally floating barracks PKZ-37, scrapped in 1969.

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