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IMPERIAL JAPANESE NAVY (JAPAN)

SUBMARINES

YU2001 small transport submarines of Japanese Army (1945)

nearly sister-ship Yu1001 1945

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
ゆ2001 <YU2001>   Ando, Tokyo 1945 1945 7/1945 surrendered 8/1945, BU 1946
ゆ2002... <YU2002> e. c.   Ando, Tokyo 1945 --- --- BU incomplete 1946

  

Displacement standard, t

 

Displacement normal, t

392 / 485

Length, m

49.0

Breadth, m

4.80

Draught, m

2.70

No of shafts

1

Machinery

2 diesels / 1 electric motor

Power, h. p.

700 / 75

Max speed, kts

12 / 5

Fuel, t

diesel oil 35

Endurance, nm 1500(8) / 32(4)
Armament

1 x 1 - 37/46 97-shiki, 1 x 1 - 7.7/80

Military load 40 t of cargo

Complement

25

Diving depth operational, m 100

Ship project history: Maru-Yu series of IJA. Enlarged version of YU1001 class boats. Ordered by Imperial Japanese Army and were financed from Army budget. They were structurally close to small naval transport submarines of Sen-Yuso-Sho type.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: Number of started but incomplete submarines is unknown.

 

Ivan Gogin, 2008-14