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| 2184 tons standard displacement
2557 tons surfaced
3564 tons submerged
|350'10" by 29'10" by 17'6"
106.93m by 9.09m by 5.33m
|23.5 knots (surfaced)
8 knots (submerged)
|Dive||to 330 feet (100 meters)
| 1 5.5"/50
2 25mm/60 machine guns
8 21" torpedo tubes (20 torpedoes)
|Machinery||2-shaft diesel (12,400 hp) or
electric (2000 hp)|
|Range||14,000 nautical miles (26,000 km) at 16 knots surfaced
60 nautical miles (110 km) at 3 knots submerged
||Late 1944: I-47 and I-48 modified to carry four Kaiten by removing their deck guns. Surviving units likely received Type 13 air search radar and Type 22 surface search radar.
1945: I-47 further modified to carry an additional two Kaiten.
identical to the C1s. However, they were not equipped to carry a midget submarine. Another seven units were
planned but not laid down.
Some authors list the C1s as the Cs and the C2s as the C1s.
Completed 1944-2-29 (Sasebo)
|Missing from 1944-10-27 off Leyte
|I-47||Completed 1944-7-10 (Sasebo)|
|I-48||Completed 1944-9-5 (Sasebo)||Sunk 1945-1-23 off Yap by Conklin, Corbesier and Raby|
Boyd and Yoshida (1995)
Carpenter and Polmar (1986)
Jentschura, Jung, and Mickel (1977)
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