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|Tonnage||18,300 tons standard
|Dimensions||460'0" by 59'6" by 27'11"
140.21m by 18.14m by 8.51m
|Maximum speed||16.5 knots|
6 25mm/60 antiaircraft guns
||1-shaft geared turbine (9500 shp)
The Kazahaya was completed on 31 March 1943.
was intended to be the first of a series of fast fleet tankers, but the
remaining units were canceled, a ghastly mistake on the part of the
Japanese. She was torpedoed on 6
October 1943 off Truk by Tinosa and Steelhead.
Jentschura, Jung, and Mickel (1977)
IJN (accessed 2009-12-24)
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