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IJN AKATSUKI


Destroyer Class:
AKATSUKI
Builder:
various
Date:
1931 - 1933
Displacement metric tons:*
1980
Length Overall
371' 8"
Beam:
34' 0"
Draught:
10' 9"
Machinery:
2-shaft geared turbine
3 Kampon boilers
Shaft Horse-Power:
50000
Speed:*
38 knts.
Fuel:*
475 oil
Radius:
4700 @ 15 knts.
1100 @ 34 knts.
Armament:*
6 x 5in 50-cal dual purpose
2 x 13mm AA
14 depth-charges
9 x 24in torpedo tubes
Complement:
238 - 250

*   In 1935/7 they were rebuilt like the FUBUKI Class, with tonnage increased to 2300, 
    oil to 500 and speed cut to 34 knts. In 1941/2 they were rearmed with
    4 x 5in 50-cal dual purpose, 14 x 25mm AA, 4 x 13mm; 36 depth charges.




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IJN AKATSUKI: Tabular Record of Movement



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