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IMPERIAL JAPANESE NAVY (JAPAN)

SUBMARINES

"Kaichu 4" 2 class submarines (1923-1924)

RO26 1924

Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
第45号艦 <45-go>, 11/1924- 26 <RO26>     Sasebo K K 12/1919 18/10/1921 1/1923 hulk 4/1940
第58号艦 <58-go>, 11/1924- 27 <RO27>     Yokosuka K K 12/1919 22/7/1922 7/1924 hulk 4/1940
第62号艦 <62-go>, 11/1924- 28 <RO28>     Sasebo K K 3/1921 13/4/1922 11/1923 hulk 4/1940

  

Displacement standard, t

 

Displacement normal, t

770 / 1080

Length, m

74.2

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, 4 - 533 TT (bow, 8)

Complement

45

Diving depth operational, m

45

Ship project history: Kaichu 4 (Medium Admiralty 4) type. Slightly improved variant of the previous class. Orders for No63-67 were cancelled in 1922 to comply with the Washington Treaty.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

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Ivan Gogin, 2008-14