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"Kaichu 3" 2 class submarines (34-GO) (1920 - 1923)


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  41-go 1923

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
第34号艦 [34-go], 11.1924- 呂17 [RO17]     Kure K K 6.1919 24.2.1921 10.1921 stricken 4.1932
第35号艦 [35-go], 11.1924- 呂18 [RO18]     Kure K K 6.1919 25.3.1921 12.1921 stricken 4.1936
第36号艦 [36-go], 11.1924- 呂19 [RO19]     Kure K K 6.1919 28.12.1920 3.1922 hulk 4.1936
第37号艦 [37-go], 11.1924- 呂16 [RO16]     Kure K K 6.1919 22.4.1921 4.1922 stricken 4.1936
第38号艦 [38-go], 11.1924- 呂20 [RO20]     Yokosuka K K 1.1919 26.10.1920 2.1922 stricken 4.1932
第39号艦 [39-go], 11.1924- 呂21 [RO21]     Yokosuka K K 1.1919 26.10.1920 2.1922 stricken 4.1932
第40号艦 [40-go], 11.1924- 呂22 [RO22]     Yokosuka K K 1.1919 15.10.1921 10.1922 stricken 4.1932
第41号艦 [41-go], 11.1924- 呂23 [RO23]     Yokosuka K K 4.1919 25.10.1921 4.1923 stricken 4.1932
第42号艦 [42-go], 11.1924- 呂24 [RO24]     Sasebo K K 12.1918 8.12.1919 11.1920 stricken 4.1932
第43号艦 [43-go], 11.1924- 呂25 [RO25]     Sasebo K K 1.1919 17.7.1920 10.1921 stricken 4.1936


Technical data


Displacement standard, t 
Displacement normal, t

755 / 1050

Length, m

70.1

Breadth, m

6.10

Draught, m

3.70

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 Sulzer diesels / 2 electric motors

Power, h. p.

2600 / 1200

Max speed, kts

17 / 9

Fuel, t

diesel oil 75

Endurance, nm(kts)6000(10) / 85(4)
Armament

1 x 1 - 76/23 41-shiki, 1 x 1 - 7.7/87, 6 - 450 TT (4 bow, 2 side drop-collars, 10)

Complement

45

Diving depth operational, m45


Standard scale images


<i>RO22</i> 1924
RO22 1924


Graphics


  <i>41-go</i> 1923
  41-go 1923


Project history

Slightly improved version of previous type. Built under the 1918 programme.

Modernizations

None.

Naval service

43-go was sunk 19/03/1924 after collision with cruiser Tatsuta off Sasebo, salvaged 25.4.1924 and used for trials.