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IMPERIAL JAPANESE NAVY (JAPAN)

TORPEDO SHIPS

39-GO 2 class torpedo boats (1901-1902)

39-go 1910

Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
39水雷艇 <39-go>   1074 Yarrow, Poplar, UK 1899 1900 1901 stricken 1913
40水雷艇 <40-go>   1075 Yarrow, Poplar, UK 1899 1900 1901 stricken 1913
41水雷艇 <41-go>   1076 Yarrow, Poplar, UK 1899 1900 1901 stricken 1913
42水雷艇 <42-go>   1077 Yarrow, Poplar, UK 1899 1900 1901 sunk 15/12/1904
43水雷艇 <43-go>   1078 Yarrow, Poplar, UK 1899 1900 1901 stricken 1913
62水雷艇 <62-go>   1086 Yarrow, Poplar, UK 1900 1901 1902 stricken 1913
63水雷艇 <63-go>   1087 Yarrow, Poplar, UK 1900 1901 1902 stricken 1913
64水雷艇 <64-go>   1088 Yarrow, Poplar, UK 1900 1901 1902 stricken 1913
65水雷艇 <65-go>   1089 Yarrow, Poplar, UK 1900 1901 1902 stricken 1913
66水雷艇 <66-go>   1194 Yarrow, Poplar, UK 1900 1901 1902 stricken 1916

 

Displacement normal, t

102

Displacement full, t

 

Length, m

46.5

Breadth, m

4.65

Draught, m

1.58

No of shafts

1

Machinery

1 VTE, 2 Yarrow boilers

Power, h. p.

1920

Max speed, kts

26

Fuel, t

coal 25

Endurance, nm(kts) 1600(8)

Armament

2 x 1 - 47/40 3pdr Hotchkiss Mk I, 3 x 1 - 350 TT

Complement

20

     

Ship project history: Built under 1896-7 Programme under Yarrow design.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: 42-go was sunk 15/12/1904 by Russian destroyer Serdity E of Cape Liao Ti Chan.

Many thanks to Wolfgang Stöhr for additional information on this page.

Ivan Gogin, 2014