was a of the Imperial Japanese Navy
On 17 February 1944, during the Allied attack on Truk, Maikaze, the cruiser , and the auxiliary cruiser Akagi Maru were sunk by gunfire from the cruisers and 40 miles (75 km) northwest of Truk (). The ship went down with loss of all hands.
- Chief Equipping Officer - Cmdr. Seiji Nakasugi - 10 April 1941 - 15 July 1941
- Cmdr. Seiji Nakasugi - 15 July 1941 - 22 June 1943
- Lt. Cmdr. Tsutomu Hagio - 22 June 1943 - 17 February 1944 (KIA)