Ex-Italian Vessels in IJN Service as Gunboats

(Gunboat IJN HOZU by Takeshi Yuki scanned from "Color Paintings of Japanese Warships")

2007 Bob Hackett, Sander Kingsepp and Peter Cundall


Vessel Dimensions Displacement Machinery Speed Armament Crew
NARUMI
(Ex-RM
ERMANNO CARLOTTO)
160' x
25'5" x
2'75''
318 tons [1] Reciprocating VTE steam engines, 2 boilers, 2 shafts. 14 knots 2 x 80-mm, 6 mg 60
OKITSU
(Ex-RM
LEPANTO)
216'5'' x 28'5"x
8'.5''
615 tons Reciprocating VTE steam engines, 2 boilers, 2 shafts. 14 knots 2-100-mm/47cal gun, 1-80-mm/40cal AA gun, 8-25mm AA, 80 mines, 36 DCs 66

[1] Some sources indicate CARLOTTO displaced only 180-tons.