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|Tonnage||691 tons standard displacement
||242'9" by 26'11" by 6'9"
73.99m by 8.20m by 2.06m
|Maximum speed||20 knots|
2 heavy machine guns
||2-shaft vertical triple expansion (3200 ihp)
2 Kampon boilers
||2600 nautical miles (4800 km) at 12 knots
||1944: Minesweeping gear removed.
Rearmed with 5 25mm/60
AA guns and 36 depth charges.
The W-13s were completed in 1933-34. They were rebuilt after the Tomozuru capsized in a typhoon, forcing the Japanese to evaluate the stability of all their ship designs. The redesign reduced the speed and increased the tonnage but ensure stability.
Surprise Attack Force
||Sunk 1942-1-12 by coastal batteries off Tarakan
|3 Surprise Attack Force||Sunk 1942-1-12 by coastal batteries off Tarakan|
|1 Surprise Attack Force||Torpedoed
1945-3-5 by Tilefish
and beached at
Akuseshima (129.5E 29.5N)
|1 Surprise Attack Force||Mined
1943-9-11 off Makassar
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Jentschura, Jung, and Mickel (1977)
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