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JAPAN MARITIME SELF-DEFENCE FORCE (JAPAN)

SUBMARINES

YUSHIO submarines (1980 - 1989)

Okishio 1990

Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
ゆうしお <Yushio> SS573, 8/1996- ATSS8006   Mitsubishi, Kobe 3/12/1976 29/3/1979 26/2/1980 TS 8/1996, discarded 3/1999
もちしお <Mochishio> SS574, 8/1997- ATSS8007   Kawasaki, Kobe 9/5/1978 12/3/1980 5/3/1981 TS 8/1997, discarded 3/2000
せとしお <Setoshio> SS575, 3/1999- ATSS8008, 3/2000- TSS3602   Mitsubishi, Kobe 17/4/1979 10/2/1981 17/3/1982 TS 3/1999, discarded 3/2001
おきしお <Okishio> SS576, 3/2001- TSS3603   Kawasaki, Kobe 17/4/1980 5/3/1982 1/3/1983 TS 3/2001, discarded 3/2003
なだしお <Nadashio> SS577   Mitsubishi, Kobe 16/4/1981 27/1/1983 6/3/1984 discarded 6/2001
(はましお <Hamashio> SS578, 3/2000- TSS3604   Kawasaki, Kobe 8/4/1982 1/2/1984 5/3/1985 TS 3/2000, discarded 3/2006
あきしお <Akishio> SS579   Mitsubishi, Kobe 15/4/1983 21/1/1985 5/3/1986 discarded 3/2004, preserved
たけしお <Takeshio> SS580   Kawasaki, Kobe 3/4/1984 9/2/1986 3/3/1987 discarded 3/2005
ゆきしお <Yukishio> SS581, 3/2006- TSS3605   Mitsubishi, Kobe 11/4/1985 23/1/1987 11/3/1988 TS 3/2006, discarded 3/2008
さちしお <Sachishio> SS582   Kawasaki, Kobe 11/4/1986 17/2/1988 24/3/1989 discarded 4/2006

 

Displacement standard, t

 

Displacement normal, t

SS573-576: 2200 / 2450

SS577-582: 2250 / 2500

Length, m

76.2

Breadth, m

9.90

Draught, m

7.40

No of shafts

1

Machinery

2 Mitsubishi-MAN V8/V24-30 MATL diesel-generators, 2 Fuji Electric electric motors

Power, h. p.

3400 / 7220

Max speed, kts

12 / 20

Fuel, t

diesel oil 300

Endurance, nm (kts) 5500(12) /

Armament

573-576: 6 - 533 HU-602 TT (bow, 20)

577-582: 6 - 533 HU-602 TT (bow, 20, inc/ Sub-Harpoon SSM (4 UGM-84))

Sensors

573-577: ZPS-6 radar, ZQQ-3 sonar suite, ZLA-6 ECM suite, ZYQ-1 CCS

578: ZPS-6 radar, ZQQ-4, SQS-36(J) sonar suites, ZLA-6 ECM suite, ZYQ-1 CCS

579-582: ZPS-6 radar, ZQQ-4, SQS-36(J) sonar suites, ZLA-6 ECM suite, ZYQ-2 CCS

Complement

80

Diving depth operational, m

573, 574: 300

575-582: 350

Ship project history: A development of the Uzushio class, with a deeper diving capability and improved electronics. Carried ZQQ-4 bow sonar, a modified version of BQS-4. Nadashio was the first unit to be fitted with ZQR-1 towed array sonar in 1987.

Modernizations: 1986, Mochishio; 1988, Okishio: - 6 - 533 HU-602 TT (bow, 20); + 6 - 533 HU-602 TT (bow, 20, inc/ Sub-Harpoon SSM (4 UGM-84))

1987-early 1990s, all: + ZQR-1 (BQR-15) towed sonar array

1996, Yushio; 1997, Mochishio; 1999, Setoshio; 2000, Hamashio; 2001, Okishio; 2006, Yukishio: as TS carried only 4 torpedoes, SQS-36(J) and ZQR-1 sonar arrays were removed, 60 crewmembers + 20 trainees.

Naval service: No significant events.

Yushio 1980

Sachishio 2003

Ivan Gogin, 2017