Hashima Class Fleet Salvage and Repair Tug

(Salvage tug by Takeshi Yuki scanned from "Color Paintings of Japanese Warships")

The two HASHIMA-Class Fleet Salvage and Repair Tugs were equipped with two 2,000-lb derricks and one 10,000-lb derrick and salvage pumps. HASHIMA was renamed KASASHIMA in 1940. She was sunk by American aircraft in Jan '45. FUTAGAMI was surrendered at Truk at war's end.

Builders and Year Completed: Harima SB and Maizuru Navy Yard, 1937-1940.
Displacement: 625-tons.
Dimensions: 143' 8'' x 28' 10'' x 10' 2''
Propulsion: 2 reciprocating VTE engines, 2 boilers, 2 shafts,
2, 200 ihp, 14.5 knots.
Armament: 2 x Type 96 25-mm AA, 6 DCs.