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|Tonnage||130 tons standard
||85'4" by 18'4" by 6'6"
26.01m by 5.59m by 1.98m
|Maximum speed||11 knots|
||1 light machine gun
22 depth charges
||1-shaft diesel (400 bhp)
||1000 nautical miles (1900 km) at 10 knots
The Cha-1s were
completed in 1943-1944. They were wooden-hulled
vessels based on
fishing trawlers and were intended for civilian use after the war. In
some respects they resembled the Pa-1s.
About 201 were built.
Jentschura, Jung, and Mickel (1977)
Materials of IJN (accessed 2012-2-20)
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