Otori Class, Japanese Torpedo Boats


Tonnage 840 tons light
Dimensions 290'4" by 26'10" by 9'1"
88.49m by 8.18m by 2.77m
Maximum speed       30.5 knots
Complement 113
Armament 3 5"/50 dual-purpose guns
1 40mm AA gun
3 21" torpedo tubes
Bunkerage 150 tons fuel oil
Range 4000 nautical miles (7400 km) at 14 knots
Modifications 1944: One 4.7" gun and the 40mm gun removed to take on 11 25mm/60 AA guns and 48 depth charges, raising the displacement to 1043 tons.

The Otoris were basically improved Tomozurus with strengthened hulls.

Units in the Pacific:



Sunk by aircraft 1944-6-12 off Saipan


With Hong Kong Attack Force

Torpedoed 1943-9-26 by Bluefish in Flores Sea


With Hong Kong Attack Force      Torpedoed 1944-11-17 by Gunnel off French Indochina



Sunk by aircraft 1944-9-24 off Luzon
Hato Akkeshi
Sunk by aircraft 1944-10-16 off Hong Kong
Sagi Ominato
Torpedoed 1944-11-8 by Gunnel near 118.9E 16.1N
Kari With Hong Kong Attack Force Torpedoed 1945-7-16 by Baya off Makassar
Kiji With Hong Kong Attack Force


Jentschura, Jung, and Mickel (1977)

Worth (2001)