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IMPERIAL JAPANESE NAVY (JAPAN)

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"S-KANAMONO" midget submarine (1944)

nearly sister-ship  of Kairyu type

Names

1 boat

Builders

Ourazaki, Kure: 1 boat

Commissioned

1944: 1 boat

Losses

unknown

Transfers

none

Discarding unknown

 

Displacement standard, t

 

Displacement normal, t

45

Length, m

 

Breadth, m

 

Draught, m

 

No of shafts

 

Machinery

 

Power, h. p.

 

Max speed, kts

 

Fuel, t

 
Endurance, nm(kts)  
Armament  

Complement

 

Diving depth operational, m

 

Ship project history: Very small midget with fixed side-fins, experimental prototype for Kairyu.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: Fate is unknown.

Ivan Gogin, 2008-14