The three TATEGAMI Class Fleet Salvage and Repair Tugs (Kyunansen Ken Eisen) were equipped with two 1,000-lb salvage pumps, air compressors, derricks, machine tools and a workshop. OJIMA was sunk at Truk by marine casualty in Oct '43 and NAGAURA was sunk off Kavieng by American destroyers in Feb '44.
|Builders and Year Completed:||Harima SB and Maizuru Navy Yard, 1936-1940.|
|Dimensions:||160.7' x 31.2’ x 11.3’|
|Propulsion:|| 2 reciprocating VTE engines, 2 shafts,|
2, 200 ihp, 15.3 knots.
|Armament:||2 x Type 96 25-mm AA, 6 DCs.|