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IJN No. 1 Class Landing Ship (1st Class Transporter) Amphibious Assault Vessel (Imperial Japan)


While developed as a fast transport, the No. 1 Class Landing Ship proved effective in other useful roles.

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



Service Year: 1944
Type: Amphibious Assault Vessel
National Origin: Imperial Japan
Ship Class: No. 1 Class Landing Ship
Number-in-Class: 21


Structural (Crew Space, Dimensions and Weights)



Complement (Crew): 148
Length: 315 feet (96.01 meters)
Beam (Width): 33.5 feet (10.21 meters)
Draught (Height): 11.9 feet (3.63 meters)

Surface Displacement: 1,525 tons

Installed Power and Base Performance



Engine(s): 2 x Kampon water tube boilers with 1 x Kampon geared turbine developing 9,500 shaft horsepower to 1 x shaft.

Surface Speed: 22 knots (25 mph)
Operational Range: 3,700 nautical miles (4,258 miles, 6,853 km)

Armament / Air Wing



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

Aircraft: None.

Global Operators



Imperial Japan; Taiwan

Ships-in-Class / Group (21)



21 Vessels Made up the No. 1 Class Landing Ship group.


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