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3-GO submarine chaser (1936)

3-go 1941

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
3号駆潜艇 <3-go>(Ch3)   Tsurumi, Yokohama 4/1935 6/6/1936 10/1936 captured 8/1945, scuttled 11/7/1946

 

Displacement standard, t

270

Displacement full, t

284

Length, m

53.0 pp 55.0 wl 56.1 oa

Breadth, m

5.60

Draught, m

2.18

No of shafts

2

Machinery

diesels

Power, h. p.

2500

Max speed, kts

20

Fuel, t

diesel oil
Endurance, nm(kts) 1500(14)
Armament

1 x 2 - 40/62 HI 91-shiki, 2 x 1 - 7.7/80, 2 DCR (12)

Complement

45

 

Ship project history: 2nd Supplementary program of 1934 provided building of one chaser on slightly modified project of Ch1, thoroughly redesigned towards reduction of the upper weight. Ch very much resembled a prototype, but was a little bit less and had only one rudder instead of two.

 

Modernizations: 1944: - 2 x 1 - 7.7/80; + 1 x 3 - 25/60 96-shiki, 2 DCT (36 DC at all)

 

Naval service: No significant events.

 

 

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Ivan Gogin, 2008-14