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IMPERIAL JAPANESE NAVY (JAPAN)

SUBMARINES

"Kaichu 3" 2 class submarines (1920-1923)

RO22 1924

Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
第34号艦 [34-go], 11/1924- 17 [RO17]     Kure K K 6/1919 24/2/1921 10/1921 stricken 4/1932
第35号艦 [35-go], 11/1924- 18 [RO18]     Kure K K 6/1919 25/3/1921 12/1921 stricken 4/1936
第36号艦 [36-go], 11/1924- 19 [RO19]     Kure K K 6/1919 28/12/1920 3/1922 hulk 4/1936
第37号艦 [37-go], 11/1924- 16 [RO16]     Kure K K 6/1919 22/4/1921 4/1922 stricken 4/1936
第38号艦 [38-go], 11/1924- 20 [RO20]     Yokosuka K K 1/1919 26/10/1920 2/1922 stricken 4/1932
第39号艦 [39-go], 11/1924- 21 [RO21]     Yokosuka K K 1/1919 26/10/1920 2/1922 stricken 4/1932
第40号艦 [40-go], 11/1924- 22 [RO22]     Yokosuka K K 1/1919 15/10/1921 10/1922 stricken 4/1932
第41号艦 [41-go], 11/1924- 23 [RO23]     Yokosuka K K 4/1919 25/10/1921 4/1923 stricken 4/1932
第42号艦 [42-go], 11/1924- 24 [RO24]     Sasebo K K 12/1918 8/12/1919 11/1920 stricken 4/1932
第43号艦 [43-go], 11/1924- 25 [RO25]     Sasebo K K 1/1919 17/7/1920 10/1921 stricken 4/1936

  

Displacement standard, t

 

Displacement normal, t

755 / 1050

Length, m

70.1

Breadth, m

6.10

Draught, m

3.70

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 Sulzer diesels / 2 electric motors

Power, h. p.

2600 / 1200

Max speed, kts

17 / 9

Fuel, t

diesel oil 75

Endurance, nm(kts) 6000(10) / 85(4)
Armament

1 x 1 - 76/23 41-shiki, 1 x 1 - 7.7/87, 6 - 450 TT (4 bow, 2 side drop-collars, 10)

Complement

45

Diving depth operational, m

45

Ship project history: Slightly improved version of previous type. Built under the 1918 programme.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: 43-go was sunk 19/03/1924 after collision with cruiser Tatsuta off Sasebo, salvaged 25/4/1924 and used for trials.

 

41-go 1923

Ivan Gogin, 2008-14