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102-GO ex-American patrol ship (1920/1943)

102-go 1944

102-go 1945

Name Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
第102号哨戒艇 <102-go>(P102) (ex-DD224 Stewart) 490 Cramp, Philadelphia, USA 9/1919 4/3/1920 9/1920 // 9/1943 surrendered 10/1945, to USA 11/1945, sunk as target 24/5/1946

 

Displacement standard, t

1270

Displacement full, t

1640

Length, m

94.5 wl 95.8 oa

Breadth, m

9.40

Draught, m

3.30

No of shafts

2

Machinery

Westinghose geared stem turbines, 4 White-Foster boilers (3 operational)

Power, h. p.

28500

Max speed, kts

26

Fuel, t

oil 375

Endurance, nm 2500(12)

Armament

2 x 1 - 76/40 11-shiki, 2 x 1 - 13.2/76

Complement 120

 

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.

    102 (ex-American destroyer Stewart) was scuttled by Americans in Surabaya 2/3/1942, captured by Japanese and in February, 1943 salvaged and put on repair. She was commissioned by IJN in September, 1943 as patrol ship 102.

 

Modernizations: 11/1944: - 2 x 1 - 13.2/76; + 4 x 3 - 25/60 96-shiki, 4 x 1 - 25/60 96-shiki, 6 DCT (72)

 

Naval service: 28/4/1945 102-go was damaged by American aircraft. In October, 1945 she was returned to the USA and 29/10/1945 entered fleet list at old number. She was stricken 17/4/1946 and month later, 24/5/1946 sunk as a target.
 

 

DD224 1946

 

Ivan Gogin, 2008-14