In March 1943, KAZAHAYA was completed and registered in the IJN as a Fleet Tanker. She was the only ship of her class completed. Short-lived KAZAHAYA was torpedoed and sunk in October 1943.
|Builder and Year Completed:||Harima Ship Building and Engineering, 1943|
|Dimensions:||460' x 59.6’ x 27.11’|
|Propulsion:||1-shaft geared turbine, 2 Kampon boilers, 9,500 shp; speed 16.5 knots.|
|Cargo Capacity:||Oil: 10,000-tons
Gasoline: 1,000 tons.
|Armament:||3 x 120-mm/(4.7-inch) 45 cal guns, 6 x Type 96 25-mm AA.|