Ex-American 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
TATARA
(Ex-USS
WAKE
(PR-3)
159'5'' x 27' x 5'3'' 370 tons 2 x 3 cylinder reciprocating steam engines, 2 boilers, 2 shafts. 12.5 knots 2 x 80 mm gun, 13-25 mm AA 70
KARATSU
(Ex-USS
LUZON
(PR-7)
210'9" x 31'0" x 6'0" 560 tons 2 x 3 cylinder reciprocating steam engines, 2 boilers, 2 shafts. 16 knots 2 x 80 mm, 10 mgs 83