Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force - JMSDF

 

 

DE 201 JDS Akebono - Destroyer Escort - DE

DE-201 JDS Akebono class destroyer escort IHI Kobe japan maritime self defense force jmsdf

 

 

Specifications:

 

Data:

laid down: December 10, 1954

launched: October 30, 1955

commissioned: March 20, 1956

decommissioned: March 31, 1976

fate: converted to a training ship / decommissioned in 1981 / finally scrapped in 1983

 

Builder:

Ishikawajima, Kobe, Japan

 

Length:

91,8 meters

 

Beam:

8,5 meters

 

Draft:

3,4 meters

 

Displacement:

1075 tons (standard) / 1350 tons (full load)

 

Speed:

28 knots, max. (52 km/h)

 

Range:

 

 

Crew:

190

 

Aviation:

none

 

Propulsion:

2 steam turbines, 2 boilers (18000 shp) / 2 shafts, 2 propellers

 

Armament:

as built:

2 x 3/50 (3-inch/50-caliber - 76mm) guns

2 x 40mm AA guns

1 x Mk-10 Hedgehog Anti-Submarine mortars

8 x Mk-6 depth charge projectors (K-gun)

2 x Mk-9 depth charge racks

 

images:

 

sorry, no photos

 

 

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