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|Tonnage||578 tons standard|
||237'10" by 25'9" by 8'3"
72.49m by 7.85m by 2.51m
|Maximum speed||19 knots|
2 13mm/76 machine guns
||2-shaft geared turbine (3200 shp)
2 Kampon boilers
||2600 nautical miles (4800 km) at 12 knots
||1943-1944: Minesweeping gear
replaced with 5 25mm/60
AA guns and 36 depth
The W-17s were completed in 1936. They were converted to escort use as the American submarine offensive became increasingly effective.
Surprise Attack Force
|2 Surprise Attack Force||Sunk by aircraft 1944-11-26
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Jentschura, Jung, and Mickel (1977)
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