Shimane Class




Information on this class will be compiled by Jeff Donahoo



Displacement: 11,800 tons
Complement:

Length: 526'7"
Beam: 65'7"
Draught: 29'10"

Armament:
2-4.7"
52-25mm
12 aircraft
Flight Deck: 508'6"x75'6"

Machinery: 1 shaft turbines
Boilers: 2
S.H.P.: 8,600=18.5 knots
Oil:
Radius: 10,000 miles @ 15 knots

Ships in class:
Name Builder Laid Down Launched Completed Fate
Shimane Maru -------- -------- 2/17/44 2/ /45 sunk 7/24/45
Otakisan Maru -------- -------- 1/14/45 -------- hull sunk 8/25/45
Name Laid Down Launched Completed Fate ----------

Note: Converted from Type 1TL tankers