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Tategami Class, Japanese Salvage and Repair Ships

Specifications:

Tonnage 812 tons
Dimensions 160'8" by 31'2" by 11'4"
49.0m by 9.5m by 3.4m
Maximum speed       15.3 knots
Armament 2 25mm/60 antiaircraft guns
6 depth charges
Machinery
2-shaft reciprocating VTE (400 ihp)


The Tategamis were completed in Navy yards between 1936 and 1940. Each was equipped with two 1000-lb salvage pumps, a machine shop, and other salvage equipment.

Units in the Pacific:

Tategami     

Ojima
Destroyed 1943-10-7 at Truk in ammunition ship explosion
Nagaura
Sunk by gunfire 1944-2-22 off Kavieng

References

CombinedFleet.com(accessed 2011-3-13)


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