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IMPERIAL JAPANESE NAVY (JAPAN)

SUBMARINES

"MARU-SE" submersible assault craft (1945)

Names

1 boat

Builders

Kawasaki, Yokosuka: 1 boat

Commissioned

1945: 1 boat

Losses

unknown

Transfers

none

Discarding surrendered 8/1945 and BU: 1 boat

 

Displacement standard, t

 

Displacement normal, t

 

Length, m

 

Breadth, m

 

Draught, m

 

No of shafts

none

Machinery

1 Walter rocket  motor

Power, h. p.

 

Max speed, kts

15 / 20

Fuel, t

peroxide / nitrous acid
Endurance, nm(kts)  
Armament

2 - 450 TT (side drop-collars, 2)

Complement

 

Diving depth operational, m

 

Ship project history: Boat built for IJA, propelled by hydrogen peroxide / nitrous acid rocket motor.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: Only 1 boat was built for the Army in Kawasaki car fabric.

Ivan Gogin, 2008-14