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|Tonnage||60 tons standard displacement
|Dimensions||74'6" by 14'4" by 5'
22.7m by 4.4m by 1.5m
|Maximum speed||10 knots|
|Armament||2 0.30 Lewis machine guns
||1-shaft Caterpillar diesel (135 hp)
The Smeroes were completed just prior to the outbreak of hostilities, at Surabaya and Batavia. They were designed with peacetime use as small cargo and passenger transports in mind.
All the units listed below survived the war. Two
additional units under construction were destroyed in March 1942, but a
sixth unit was completed by the Japanese 4 August 1942 as Cha-101.
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