Ships in class: 12
|Sasebo Naval Arsenal, Japan||21 May 1924||23 July 1925||25 March 1926||Sunk in air attack in Solomon Islands [07.47S, 160.13E] on 25 August 1942; struck 1 October 1942|
|Maizuru Naval Arsenal, Japan||3 June 1924||5 June 1925||21 December 1925||Combat loss off Wake Island [18.55N, 166.17E] on 11 December 1941; struck 15 January 1942|
|Uraga Dock Company, Japan||11 January 1924||11 July 1925||28 August 1926||Sunk in air attack in Solomon Islands [08.45S, 151.25E] on 11 September 1942; struck 20 October 1942|
|Ishikawajima Shipyards, Japan||11 January 1924||15 October 1925||14 September 1926||Dai-25-Gō Kuchikukan (第二十五号駆逐艦?); renamed Uzuki (“April”) on 1 August 1928; Sunk Ormoc Bay [11.03N, 124.23E] on 12 December 1944; struck 10 January 1945|
|Fujinagata Shipyards, Japan||1 December 1924||25 March 1925||15 November 1925||Sunk in air attack at Manila Bay [15.35N, 120.55E] on 21 September 1944; struck 10 November 1944|
|Uraga Dock Company, Japan||24 March 1924||25 March 1926||22 March 1927||Torpedoed in Celebes Sea [04.05N, 119.30E] on 6 June 1944; struck 10 August 1944|
|Fujinagata Shipyards, Japan||20 October 1924||16 February 1926||3 July 1926||Sunk in air attack at Truk [07.24N, 151.44E] on 18 February 1944; struck 31 March 1944|
|Ishikawajima Shipyards, Japan||16 April 1925||6 October 1926||30 April 1927||Combat loss in central Solomons [08.02S, 157.12E] on 6 July 1943; struck 1 November 1943|
|Maizuru Naval Arsenal, Japan||15 June 1925||15 May 1926||20 November 1926||Sunk in air attack at Tulagi [09.07S, 160.12E] on 4 May 1942; struck 25 May 1942. Later salvaged by USS Menominee (AT-73), 6 October 1943.|
|Sasebo Naval Arsenal, Japan||21 August 1925||12 July 1926||5 May 1927||Sunk in air attack at Cape Gloucester [05.27S, 148.25E] on 29 July 1943; struck 15 October 1943|
|Uraga Dock Company, Japan||23 March 1926||28 April 1927||31 October 1927||Sunk in air attack in central Solomons [05.42S, 151.40E] on 24 October 1943; struck 5 January 1944|
|Fujinagata Shipyards, Japan||27 November 1926||4 March 1927||25 July 1927||Sunk in air attack at Cebu [11.20N, 124.10E] on 12 December 1944; struck 10 January 1945|
The Mutsuki-class destroyers were based on the same hull design as the previous Kamikaze class, except with a double curvature configuration of the bow, a feature which became a standard in all later Japanese destroyers.
The Mutsuki class was the first to be fitted with the newly developed 24-inch (610 mm) torpedoes, with greater range and larger warhead than previous torpedoes in the Japanese inventory. Originally Type 8 torpedoes were carried, arranged in two triple mountings. These were later replaced with the famous Type 93 "Long Lance" oxygen-propelled torpedoes during World War II.