Katori class training cruisers




Displacement5890t standard, 6180t trial
Length123.5m pp, 129.77m wl
Width15.95m
Draught5.75m
Machinery2-shaft geared turbine and diesel, 3 boilers, 8000hp
Speed18kt
Armourdeck 50mm
Armament4-14cm/50cal gun (2x2), 2-12.7cm/40cal AA gun (2x1), 4-25mm AA, 4-53cm TT (2x2), 1 aircraft
Complement?



Name Plan Builder Laid down Launch Complete
KatoriFY1938Mitsubishi, Yokohama1938. 8.241939. 6.171940. 4.20CT1944. 2.17 sunk
(action, off Truk)
[07.45N, 151.20E]
1944. 3.31 disc
KashimaFY1938Mitsubishi, Yokohama1938.10. 61939. 9.251940. 5.31CT1945.10. 5 disc
1947 BU
KashiiFY1939Mitsubishi, Yokohama1940. 5.301941. 2.141941.12. 5CT1945. 1.12 sunk
(air attack, off French Indochina)
[13.50N, 109.20E]
1945. 3.20 disc
KashiwaraFY1941Mitsubishi, Yokohama1941. 8.23--1941 cancelled



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