In 1944, HAYASUI was completed and registered in the IJN as a Fleet Tanker and Seaplane Carrier. She was the only ship of her class completed. HAYASUI was torpedoed and sunk in August 1944.
|Builder and Year Completed:||Harima Shipbuilding and Engineering, 1944|
|Dimensions:||515' x 66’ x 29’|
|Propulsion:||1-shaft geared turbine, 2 Kampon boilers, 9,500 shp; speed 16.5 knots.|
|Cargo Capacity:||9,800-tons oil
|Armament:||4 x Type 89 12.7cm/(5-inch)/40cal DP guns (2x2), 8 x Type 96 25mm AA.|
|Aircraft:||Designed to carry 6 (plus 1 spare) E16A "Paul". Actually carried an unknown number of Aichi E13A1 "Jakes". One Type 1 catapult.|