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IMPERIAL JAPANESE NAVY (JAPAN)

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71-GO experimental submarine (1938)

71-go 1938

Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
第71号艦 <71-go>     Kure K K 12/1937 13/8/1938 8/1938 BU 1940

  

Displacement standard, t

195

Displacement normal, t

213 / 240

Length, m

42.8

Breadth, m

3.30

Draught, m

3.10

No of shafts

1

Machinery

1 Kampon diesel / 1 electric motor

Power, h. p.

300 / 1800

Max speed, kts

13.1 / 21.3

Fuel, t

diesel oil 30

Endurance, nm(kts) 3830(12.5) / 33(7)
Armament

3 - 450 TT (bow, 3)

Complement

11

Diving depth operational, m

85

Ship project history: Experimental boat with camouflage designation Maru No71 (vessel No71). First Japanese submarine built for maximum submerged speed. Single-hulled

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No71 was scrapped after completion of trials.

Ivan Gogin, 2008-14