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SHIRATAKA minelayer - netlayer (1929)


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Shirataka 1929

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
白鷹 [Shirataka]     Ishikawajima, Tokyo 11/1927 25/1/1929 4/1929 sunk 31/8/1944


Technical data


Displacement standard, t

1345

Displacement full, t1692
Length, m79.2 pp 84.0 wl
Breadth, m11.6
Draught, m3.05
No of shafts2
Machinery2 VTE, 2 Kampon boilers
Power, h. p.2000
Max speed, kts

16

Fuel, tcoal 300
Endurance, nm(kts)2200(10)
Armament

3 x 1 - 120/45 3-shiki, 1 x 1 - 7.7/87, 100 mines or nets

Complement175


Standard scale images


<i>Shirataka</i> 1929
Shirataka 1929


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<i>Shirataka</i> 1929
Shirataka 1929


Ship project history


Built under the 1923 programme as dual-purpose minelayer-netlayer. Besides six antisubmarine nets carried to 100 mines.

Modernizations


1935: 250t of solid ballast was added; draught was increased to 3.10m, - 1 x 1 -120/45

1940: conversion to escort; - 1 x 1 - 120/45, mines; + 4 DCT (36)

1943-1944: + 3-shiki hydrophone

Naval service


Shirataka was sunk 31/8/1944 N off Luzon by US submarine Sealion.