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Takatsu Maru, Japanese Landing Craft Depot Ship


Specifications:


Tonnage 5656 gross register tons
Dimensions
370' by 52' by 19'10"
112.8m by 15.8m by 6.0m
Maximum speed       19 knots
Armament
6 75mm AA guns
9 Daihatsu landing craft
2 Toku Daihatsu landing craft
Machinery
2-shaft geared turbine (4400 shp)


The Takatsu Maru was converted to a landing craft depot ships on the ways. She was completed on 21 January 1944 at Uraga and sunk by aircraft on 10 November 1944 at Ormoc Bay.

References

CombinedFleet.com (accessed 2011-7-20)

Jentschura, Jung, and Mickel (1977)



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