(W-7 class minesweeper scanned from SOTW, V. 507)
The W-7 class of six resembled the W-13 class. In 1943-1944, four units of
the class had their minesweeping gear removed and were rearmed with nine Type 96
25-mm AA guns and armed with 36 DCs for escort duty.
||237' x 25.9' x 6.7'
||2 sets GTU, 2 Kampon boilers, 2-shafts, 3850
i.h.p, speed 20 knots
||2 x 4.7-inch 120-mm)/45 cal HA, 25-mm AA guns,