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IJN No. 1 Class Landing Ship (1st Class Transporter)

Amphibious Assault Vessel

While developed as a fast transport, the No. 1 Class Landing Ship proved effective in other useful roles.
Authored By: Staff Writer | Edited: 6/6/2016
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Year: 1944
Ships-in-Class: 21
Named Ships: 21 Vessels Made up the No. 1 Class Landing Ship group.
Complement: 148
Length: 315 ft (96.01 m)
Width: 33.5 ft (10.21 m)
Height: 11.9 ft (3.63 m)
Displacement (Surface): 1,525 tons
Propulsion: 2 x Kampon water tube boilers with 1 x Kampon geared turbine developing 9,500 shaft horsepower to 1 x shaft.
Speed (Surface): 22 kts (25 mph)
Range: 3,700 nm (4,258 miles; 6,853 km)
Operators: Imperial Japan; Taiwan


2 x 127mm (5") L/40 anti-aircraft guns
15 x 25mm Type 96 anti-aircraft guns
18 x Naval Depth Charges

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