Chitose Class



Information on this class has been compiled by Jeff Donahoo



Standard Displacement: 11,190 tons
Complement: 1,470

Length: 631'7"
Beam: 68'3"
Draught: 24'8"

Armament:
8-5"/40cal
30-25mm
30 aircraft

Machinery: 2 shaft Kanpon turbines
Boilers: 4 Kanpon
S.H.P.: 44,000=28.9 knots
Oil: 3,600 tons
Radius: 11,000 miles @ 18 knots

Ships in class:
Name Builder Launched Completed Converted Fate
Chitose -------- 11/29/36 7/25/38 1/1/44 sunk 10/25/44
Chiyoda ---------- 11/19/37 12/15/38 10/31/43 sunk 10/25/44
Name Builder Laid Down Launched Completed Converted Fate

Note: converted from seaplane carriers in 1943. Unlike other conversions their names were not changed.