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Takizawa (accessed 2012-6-16). Fair use may apply.
|Dimensions||56'1" by 11'6"
17.1m by 3.5m
|Maximum speed||13 knots|
|Armament||1 57mm gun
2x2 7.7mm machine guns
||6mm on turrets and steering house
||1-shaft 350PS diesel
The AB-Tei or armored boat was introduced in 1927 by the Japanese Army to provide gunfire support for landing operations. By the time war broke out in the Pacific, it was being used in China for patrol of the smaller rivers and canals.
Takizawa (accessed 2012-6-16)
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