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IJN I-172


Submarine Class:
C
(1) Type
Builder:
Kawasaki, Kobe
Date:
1934 - 1938
Displacement metric tons:
2440
Length Overall
335' 7"
Beam:
26' 11"
Draught:
15' 0"
Machinery:
2-shaft Diesel
2 electric motors
Shaft Horse-Power:
9000 bhp
1800 ehp
Speed:
23 knts. diesel
8.2 knts. electric
Fuel:
341
Radius:
14000 @ 10 knots. diesel
65 @ 3 knts. electric
Armament:
1 x 4in AA
1 x 13mm AA
6 x 21in Torpedoe Tubes
14 torpedoes
Complement:
60 - 84

  Launched 20 June, 1935 Completed 7 January, 1937;
Renumber I-172 20 May, 1942;
Missing from 28 October, 1942 but proably sunk 10 November by US destroyer
Southard at 10.00 hrs off Cape Recherche (1013'S. 161 09'E)




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