|Name||No||Yard No||Builder||Laid down||Launched||Comp||Fate|
|秋津洲 [Akitsushima]||Kawasaki, Kobe||29.10.1940||25.7.1941||29.4.1942||sunk 24.9.1944|
|千早 [Chihaya]||Kawasaki, Kobe||1941||---||---||cancelled 1941|
|Displacement standard, t||4650|
|Displacement full, t||5000|
109.0 pp 113.0 wl 118.0 oa
|No of shafts||
|Power, h. p.||
|Max speed, kts||
|Fuel, t||diesel oil|
2 x 2 - 127/40 89-shiki, 2 x 2 - 25/60 96-shiki, 1 DCT, 1 large flying boat (H8K)
Flying boats were handled by large crane.
Built under 4th Supplementary Programme and intended for maintenance of large flying boats of type Н8К ("Emily"). For maintenance and repair flying boat was lifted on a quarter-deck by powerful crane.
It was supposed to build three more sister-ships (Nos5031-5033), but works have not been begun.
1944: + 2 x 3 - 25/60 96-shiki
Akitsushima was damaged at Truk 17.2.1944 by American carrier aircraft. 24.9.1944 she was sunk at coast of Philippines by American carrier aircraft.