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ex-British "S" type patrol ship (1922/1942)

101-go 1942

101-go 1945

Name Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
第101号哨戒艇 <101-go>(P101) (ex-Thracian) 512 Hawthorn Leslie, Hebburn, UK 1/1919 5/3/1920 4/1922 // 11/1942 surrendered 8/1945, to United Kingdom 9/1945, BU

 

Displacement standard, t

905

Displacement full, t

1213

Length, m

80.8 pp 84.1 oa

Breadth, m

8.18

Draught, m

3.00

No of shafts

2

Machinery

Brown-Curtis geared steam turbines, 3 Yarrow boilers (2 operational)

Power, h. p.

10000

Max speed, kts

25

Fuel, t

oil 301

Endurance, nm(kts) 2750(15)

Armament

3 x 1 - 102/40 QF Mk IV, 2 x 1 - 25/60 96-shiki, 1 x 2 - 533 TT, 2 DCT

Complement

90

 

Ship project history: After capture by Japan in the beginning of 1942 of extensive possession in South-East Asia, Japanese has got some number of enemy ships in damaged condition, thrown out by Americans, British and Dutch at retreat. Part of these ships has been repaired by Japanese and commissioned by IJN as patrols. Three destroyers, British Thracian, American Stewart and Dutch Banckert, become in the IJN patrols 101, 102 and 106, have appeared the largest trophies. Remaining were former minesweepers, tugs and colonial service vessels of Dutch and American Navies.

    101 (ex-British destroyer Thracian) was captured by Japanese in Hong Kong 25/12/1941 in partly scuttled condition on shallow water. She was salvaged 10/7/1942 and after repair and re-arming commissioned 25/11/1942 as patrol 101. 15/3/1944 she was reclassified as training ship and used for new radars trials.

 

Modernizations: None.

 

Naval service: In October, 1945 101-go was returned to United Kingdom and soon handed over on demolition.

 

101-go

 

Ivan Gogin, 2008-14