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IMPERIAL JAPANESE NAVY (JAPAN)

ESCORTS

"A" auxiliary escorts

1-go

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
第1号海防特務艦 <1-go>(CDa1)   Kawanami, Uranosaki 1945 6/1945 --- foundered incomplete 19/9/1945
2号海防特務艦 <2-go>(CDa2)   Kawanami, Uranosaki 1945 6/1945 --- foundered incomplete 19/9/1945

 

Displacement standard, t

278

Displacement full, t

282

Length, m

46.0 pp 48.5 wl 51.0 oa

Breadth, m

5.40

Draught, m

2.36

No of shafts

2

Machinery

diesels

Power, h. p.

800

Max speed, kts

15

Fuel, t

 
Endurance, nm(kts)  
Armament

1 x 1 - 40/60 5-shiki, 6 x 1 - 25/60 96-shiki, 4 DCT, 2 DCR (60 DCT or (4 DCT and 2 Kaiten human torpedes))

Sensors 13-go radar

Complement

 

 

Ship project history: Light escorts, completed as Kaiten carriers as part of anti-invasion plan. Built under 1943-1944 program (Nos 1851-1870) and had steel hulls. Nos1853-1870 were never laid down and cancelled. Both incomplete ships were foundered 19/9/1945 in Uranosaki after they sprang a leaks.


 

 

 

Ivan Gogin, 2008-14