Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force - JMSDF

 

 

Isuzu class Destroyer Escort - DE

 

Isuzu class destroyer escort Mogami Kitakami Oi japan maritime self defense force jmsdf

DE-211 JDS Isuzu with Mk-108 ASW mortar

 

 

JDS Mogami Isuzu class destroyer escort jmsdf 3"/50 gun Mk-32 torpedo tubes Bofors M/50 ASW rocket launcher

DE-212 JDS Mogami with Bofors M/50 rocket launcher and Mk-32 torpedo tubes amidships

 

 

Ships:

unit

laid down

launched

commissioned

decommissioned

DE 211 JDS Isuzu

April 16, 1960

January 17, 1961

July 29, 1961

March 25, 1992

DE 212 JDS Mogami

August 4, 1960

March 7, 1961

September 28, 1961

June 20, 1991

DE 213 JDS Kitakami

June 7, 1962

June 21, 1963

February 27, 1964

November 16, 1993

DE 214 JDS Oi

June 10, 1962

June 15, 1963

January 22, 1964

February 5, 1993

 

NOTES:

DE-211 JDS Isuzu was reclassified to auxilary vessel ASU-7015 on April 8, 1988

DE-212 JDS Mogami was reclassified to training vessel TV-3505 on July 1, 1987

DE-213 JDS Kitakami was reclassified to auxilary vessel ASU-7016 on March 31, 1990

DE-214 JDS Maizuru was reclassified to auxilary vessel ASU-7017 on January 31, 1990

 

BUILDERS:

DE-211 = Mitsui Shipyard, Tamano, Japan

DE-212 = Mitsubishi, Nagasaki, Japan

DE-213 = IHI Marine United, Yokohama, Japan

DE-214 = Maizuru Shipyard, Maizuru, Japan

 

 

Specifications:

 

Length:

94 meters

 

Beam:

10,4 meters

 

Draft:

3,5 meters

 

Displacement:

1490 tons (standard) / 1700 tons (full load)

 

Speed:

26 knots, max. (48 km/h)

 

Range:

 

 

Crew:

up to 180

 

Aviation:

none

 

Propulsion:

4 diesel engines (16000 hp) / 2 shafts, 2 propellers

 

Armament:

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

2 x Mk-32 12,75-inch (324mm) triple torpedo tubes

1 x Mk-108 Weapon Alfa 375mm ASW mortar or 1 x Bofors M/50 375mm multiple ASW rocket launcher

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

1 x Mk-9 depth charge racks

 

images:

 

DE-214 JDS Oi Isuzu class destroyer escort japan maritime self defense force jmsdf

DE-214 JDS Oi

 

DE-214 JDS Oi Ohi Isuzu class destroyer escort jmsdf

DE-214 JDS Oi (left)

 

 

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