JS Sawayuki

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JS Sawayuki in port
Name: JS Sawayuki
Builder: IHI Maritime
Laid down: 22 Apr 1981
Launched: 21 Jun 1982
Commissioned: 15 Feb 1984
Decommissioned: 1 April 2013
Homeport: Yokosuka
Status: Retired
General characteristics
Class and type: Hatsuyuki-class destroyer
Displacement: 2,950 long tons (3,000 t)
Length: 130 m (430 ft)
Beam: 13.6 m (45 ft)
Draft: 4.2 m (14 ft)

JDS Sawayuki (DD-125) is a Hatsuyuki-class destroyer of the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF).

The ship was built by IHI Maritime in Tokyo and commissioned into service on 15 Feb 1984.[1]


This ship was one of several in the JMSDF fleet participating in disaster relief after the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami.[2]