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IMPERIAL JAPANESE NAVY (JAPAN)

MINE WARFARE SHIPS

1-GO minesweepers (1923-1925)

1-go 1941

1-go 1944

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
第1号掃海艇 <1-go> (W1)   Harima, Harima 1922 6/3/1923 6/1923 sunk 10/8/1945
2号掃海艇 <2-go> (W2)   Mitsui, Tamano 1922 17/3/1923 6/1923 sunk 1/3/1942
3号掃海艇 <3-go> (W3)   Hitachi, Sakurajima 1922 29/3/1923 6/1923 sunk 9/4/1945
4号掃海艇 <4-go> (W4)   Sasebo K K 12/1923 24/4/1924 4/1925 captured 8/1945, scuttled 13/7/1946

   

Displacement standard, t

615

Displacement normal, t

702

Length, m

71.6 pp 74.3 wl 76.3 oa

Breadth, m

8.03

Draught, m

2.29

No of shafts

2

Machinery

VTE, 3 Kampon boilers

Power, h. p.

4000

Max speed, kts

20

Fuel, t

coal 186

Endurance, nm(kts) 3000(10)

Armament

2 x 1 - 120/45 3-shiki, 1 x 1 - 76/40 11-shiki, sweeps

Complement

92

Ship project history: Built under the 1922 program. First Japanese purpose-built minesweepers.

Modernizations: 1938, all: permanent ballast was added, full displacement was 807t; - 1 x 1 - 76/40.

1944, all survived: - 1 x 1 - 120/45, sweeps; + 5 x 1 - 25/60 96-shiki, 2 DCT (36)

Naval service: W2 was lost 1/3/1942 on a mine in Bantam Bay, Java. W1 was sunk 10/8/1945 at coast of Japan (Yamada Bay) by American carrier aircraft. W3 9/4/1945 was sunk at coast of Japan (NE off Sendai) by American submarine Parche.

 

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  Ivan Gogin, 2008-14