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3TA Class, Japanese Tankers


Specifications:


Tonnage 7200 gross register tons
11,000 deadweight tons
Dimensions 423'3" by 59'9" by 28'0"
129.01m by 7.17m by 8.53m
Maximum speed       13 knots
Machinery
1-shaft turbine
Range 4000 nautical miles (6400 km)


The 3TAs were ships of the 3A class converted on the ways to tankers by installing large storage tanks in their cargo holds. These were not integral with the hulls and could be removed to revert the ships to dry cargo ships.

Only one of these ships was completed in 1945 before the surrender.


References:

Jentschura, Jung, and Mickel (1977)


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