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|Tonnage||1900 gross register tons
2850 deadweight tons
|Dimensions||285'8" by 40'0" by 20'4"
87.1m by 12.19m by 6.20m
|Maximum speed||12.5 knots|
|Range||3800 nautical miles (6100 km) at 10 knots
The 1Ds were standardized cargo vessels. The design was standardized by the Ministry of Communications, with assistance from the Navy Ministry, early in 1942, and was based on uniform specifications adopted by several yards prior to the war. The 1Ds were not significantly different from peacetime designs and were intended for economical use after the war.
The ships used coal-fired
reciprocating engines and had two hatches located forward and aft of
Jentschura, Jung, and Mickel (1977)
ONI-208J-S3 (1945-1; accessed 2012-11-30)
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