Yubari light cruiser

Yubari (as complete)

Displacement2890t standard, 3141t normal
Length132.6m pp, 136.5m wl, 138.9m oa
Machinery3-shaft geared turbine, 8 boilers, 57,750shp
Fueloil 830t, coal 100t
Armourbelt 58mm, deck 25mm, turret 25mm
Armament6-14cm/50cal gun (2x2, 1x2), 1-8cm/40cal gun, 2 AAs, 4-61cm TT (2x2), 34 mines

Name Plan Builder Laid down Launch Complete
YubariFY1917Sasebo NYd1922. 6. 51923. 3. 51923. 7.31C21944. 4.28 sunk
(torpedoes, SW of Palau)
[05.20N, 132.16E]
1944. 6.10 disc

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