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EK-31 guard ship (1940 / 1947)

Shimushu 1944

Name Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
έΚ-31 <EK-31> (ex-占守 <Shimushu>), 7/1948- ΟΡ-25 <PS-25>   Mitsui, Tamano, Japan 11/1938 13/12/1939 6/1940 // 5/7/1947 despatch vessel 7/1948, repair vessel 9/1957

 

Displacement standard, t

860

Displacement full, t

1020

Length, m

72.5 pp 76.2 wl 77.7 oa

Breadth, m

9.10

Draught, m

3.05

No of shafts

2

Machinery

diesels

Power, h. p.

4200

Max speed, kts

19.7

Fuel, t

diesel oil

Endurance, nm(kts) 8000(16)

Armament

3 x 1 - 120/45 3-shiki, 5 x 3 - 25/60 96-shiki, 1 x 1 - 76 ASWRL, 2 DCT (60)

Sensors 22-go, 13-go radars

Complement

150

 

Ship project history: Escorts (Kaibo Kan) of A type were built under 3rd Supplementary program of 1937. Prototype of all subsequent Japanese escorts. 4 more ships of this class were provided by the program of 1942 (Nos 790-793), but work on them did not start.

 

Modernizations: None.

 

Naval service: Japanese escort, transferred by reparations.

 

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