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Hashidate Class, Japanese Gunboats


Photograph of Hashidate-class gunboat

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Specifications:


Tonnage 1100  tons
Dimensions 257'6" by 31'9" by 8'0"
78.49m by 9.68m by 2.44m
Maximum speed       19.5 knots
Complement 170
Armament 2x1, 1x1 4.7"/45 dual-purpose gun
9 25mm/60 AA guns
Depth charges
Machinery
2-shaft geared turbine (4600 shp)
2 boilers
Range 3460 nautical miles (6400km) at 14 knots


The Hashidates were completed in 1940-1941 at Osaka. They operated primarily as river gunboats in China.


Units in the Pacific:

Hashidate       15 Mixed Squadron, 2 China Fleet       Torpedoed on 1944-5-22 by Picuda near 117.3E 21.1N
Uji Canton Special Base Force, 2 China Fleet      


References

Jentschura, Jung, and Mickel (1977)

Materials of IJN (accessed 2009-12-18)



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