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Caliber,

 mm

Type

Year

Ships used on

Full

mass, kg

Length, kg

Explosive

charge

Explosive

mass, kg

Fire

range, km

Speed,

 kts

Heading

 system

Max depth, m

356

14`` Shu 84-shiki

1884

surface ships

275

4.57

shimose

20

0.4

22

---

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356

14`` Shu 88-shiki

1888

surface ships

332

4.62

shimose

57

0.4

0.6

26

24

---

---

356 14`` Ho 26-shiki 1893 surface ships 338 4.46 shimose 49 0.6 26 --- ---
356 14`` Ho 30-shiki 1897 surface ships 338 4.56 shimose 50 0.8 24 --- ---
450 18`` Ho 30-shiki 1897 capital ships 532 4.95 shimose 100 1.0 27 --- ---

356

14`` Ho 32-shiki

1899

torpedo boats

338

4.56

shimose

50

0.8

2.5

24

15

---

---

450

18`` Ho 32-shiki

1899

capital ships

541

4.95

shimose

90

1.0

3.0

28

15

---

---

450

18`` 37-shiki

1904

surface ships

541

4.95

shimose

90

1.0

3.0

28

15

---

---

450

18`` Ho 38-shiki 1-go

1905

surface ships

617

5.15

shimose

100

1.0

3.0

27

20

---

---

450

18`` Ho 38-shiki 2-go A-gata

1905

surface ships

614

5.09

shimose

95

1.0

3.0

31

20

---

---

450

18`` Ho 38-shiki 2-go B-gata

1905

surface ships

614

5.09

shimose

95

1.0

4.0

40

23

---

---

381

15``

1907

ex-Russian ships

 

 

TNT

64

0.6

0.9

29

25

---

---

450

18`` Ho 42-shiki

1909

surface ships

660

5.15

shimose

95

1.0

5.0

40

22

---

---

450

18`` 43-shiki

1910

surface ships

663

5.19

shimose

95

5.0

26

---

---

533

21`` 43-shiki

1910

surface ships

1187

6.39

shimose

130

8.0

27

---

---

450

18`` 44-shiki 1-go

1911

surface ships

719

5.39

shimose

110

4.0

36

---

---

450

18`` 44-shiki 2-go

1911

surface ships

750

5.39

shimose

110

4.0

8.0

35

26

---

---

533

21`` 44-shiki 1-go

1911

surface ships

1325

6.70

shimose

160

7.0

10

35

27

---

---

533

21`` 44-shiki 2-go

1911

surface ships

1293

6.70

shimose

160

7.0

10

35

27

---

---

533

53 cm 6-shiki

1918

destroyers, submarines

1432

6.84

shimose

203

7.0

10

15

35

32

26

---

---

610

61 cm 8-shiki 1-go

1920

cruisers, destroyers

2215

8.42

shimose

300

6.2

10

43

37

---

---

610

61 cm 8-shiki 2-go

1920

cruisers, destroyers

2362

8.42

shimose

346

10

15

20

38

32

27

---

---

533

53 cm 89-shiki

1931

submarines

1668

7.16

91-shiki

300

5.5

6.0

10

45

43

35

---

---

610

61 cm 90-shiki

1933

cruisers, destroyers

2605

8.49

97-shiki

375

7.0

10

15

46

42

35

---

---

533

53 cm 92-shiki

1934

submarines

1720

7.15

97-shiki

300

7.0

28 - 30

---

---

610

61 cm 93-shiki A1-gata

1935

surface ships

2700

9.00

97-shiki

490

20

32

40

48

40

36

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---

610

61 cm 93-shiki A2-gata

1936

surface ships

2700

9.00

97-shiki

490

20

32

40

50

42

38

---

---

533

53 cm 95-shiki A1-gata

1938

submarines

1665

7.15

97-shiki

405

9.0

12

49

45

---

---

533

53 cm 95-shiki A2-gata

1939

submarines

1665

7.15

97-shiki

405

9.0

12

51

47

---

---

450 45 cm 97-shiki 1939 midget submarines 980 5.60 97-shiki 350 5.5 44 - 46 --- ---
533 53 cm 96-shiki 1942 submarines 1665 7.15 97-shiki 405 4.5 50 --- ---
450 45 cm 98-shiki 1942 midget submarines 950 5.60 97-shiki 350 3.2 40 - 42 --- ---
450 45 cm 2-shiki 1943 midget submarines, MTBs 1000 5.60 97-shiki 350 3.0 39 - 41 --- ---

610

61 cm 93-shiki C-gata

1944

surface ships

2800

9.00

97-shiki

780

15

25

30

50

42

38

---

---

533

53 cm 95-shiki B-gata

1944

submarines

1730

7.15

97-shiki

550

5.5

7.5

51

47

---

---

450

45 cm 2-shiki "special"

1944

midget submarines, MTBs

975

5.61

97-shiki

350

2.0

38 - 40

---

---

1000

Kaiten 1-shiki

1944

some

8340

14.75

97-shiki

550

23

43

78

30

20

12

1 man

---

1000

Kaiten 1-shiki A-gata

1944

some

8300

14.74

97-shiki

1550

23

43

78

30

20

12

1 man

---

900

Kaiten 4-shiki

1945

some

18170

16.50

97-shiki

800

24

38

56

40

30

20

2 men

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Ivan Gogin, 2008