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|Dimensions||476'0" by 62'4" by 19'10"
145.08m by 19.00m by 2.53m
|Maximum speed||17.5 knots|
|Armament||4 5"/40 dual-purpose guns
13 25mm/60 AA guns
The Irako was completed at Kawasaki-Kobe just days before war broke out. She was intended to be the first of a series of fast refrigerator ships, but no others were ever laid down. She was beached and a total loss following air attack on 24 September 1944 at Coron Bay.
Jentschura, Jung, and Mickel (1977)
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