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IMPERIAL JAPANESE NAVY (JAPAN)

COASTAL FORCES

"T1" type motor torpedo boats (1941)

1-go 1941

Names

第1号魚雷艇 -  第6号魚雷艇 <1-go - 6-go>

Builders

Yokohama Yacht Co., Tsurumi

Commissioned

10-12/1941

Losses

2-go (19/9/1943), 3-go (19/9/1943), 4-go (24/3/1944), 5-go (30/1/1944), 6-go (30/1/1944)

Transfers

none

Discarding

after 8/1945: 1-go

 

Displacement normal, t

17

Displacement full, t

20.5

Length, m

18.3

Breadth, m

4.30

Draught, m

0.65

No of shafts

3

Machinery

2 94-shiki petrol engines + 1 M-gata cruising petrol engine

Power, h. p.

1800 + 60

Max speed, kn

38.5

Fuel, t

petrol
Endurance, nm(kts) 210(30)

Armament

2 x 1 - 7.7/80, 2 - 450 TT or 2 DCR (6)

Complement

7

Ship project history: First serial Japanese MTBs, built under 4th Supplementary program of 1939. Created on the basis of experimental boat of B type. Wooden hull with V-shaped frames.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: 1-go was badly damaged in a storm 14/12/1942 and after repair used for training only.

2-go

 

Ivan Gogin, 2008-14