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101-GO auxiliary submarine chaser (1942)

Names

101号駆潜特務艇 <101-go>(Cha101) (ex-Tjerimai)

Builders

Verenigde Prauwenveren, Batavia, Netherlands

Commissioned

8/1942

Losses

101-go (8/4/1945)

Transfers

none

Discarding none

 

Displacement standard, t

67

Displacement full, t

89

Length, m

21.0 wl 22.7 oa

Breadth, m

4.40

Draught, m

1.50

No of shafts

1

Machinery

Caterpillar diesel

Power, h. p.

135

Max speed, kts

10

Fuel, t

diesel oil
Endurance, nm(kts)  
Armament

2 x 1 - 13.2/76, 1 DCR (5)

Complement

15

Ship project history: In 1942 at capture of Dutch East India of a number of small Dutch ships thrown at retreat has got into Japanese hands. Part from them has been scuttled on shallow water, others were in incomplete condition in yards in Surabaya and Batavia. After repair and completion 18 boats became a part of IJN as auxiliary submarine chasers. P101 was ex-Dutch colonial service vessel of Merapi class, scuttled by own crew 2/3/1942 while fitted out. She was later raised, commissioned by IJN as auxiliary submarine chaser.

 

Modernizations: None

 

Naval service: No significant events.

 

Ivan Gogin, 2008-14