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Katsuriki, Japanese Hydrographic Survey Ship


Photograph of survey ship Katsuriki

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Specifications:


Tonnage 1540 tons standard
Dimensions 240'0" by 39'0" by 14'0"
73.15m by 11.89m by 4.27m
Maximum speed       13 knots
Armament 3 3"/40 guns
150 mines
Machinery
2-shaft reciprocating (1800 ihp)
2 boilers
Bunkerage 449 tons coal
Range 1800 nautical miles (3300 km) at 10 knots


The Katsuriki was built as a minelayer but converted to a survey ship in 1936. She was at Kure when war broke out, and was torpedoed on 21 September 1944 off Manila by Haddo.

References

CombinedFleet.com (accessed 2012-6-23)

Jentschura, Jung, and Mickel (1977)

Whitley (1995)

Worth (2001)



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