Shohatsu-class landing craft
|Name:||Shohatsu Class, Landing Craft|
|General characteristics (Shohatsu-class landing craft)|
|Length:||34.9 ft (10.64 m)o/a|
|Beam:||8 ft (2.44 m)|
|Draught:||1.11 ft (0.34 m)|
|Speed:||7.5 knots (13.9 km/h)|
|Range:||60 nautical miles (111 km) at 7.5 knots (13.9 km/h)|
|Capacity:||35 men or 3.5 tons cargo|
|Armament:||1 machine gun|
The Shohatsu class were 34.9 ft (10.64 m) long, 8 ft (2.44 m) wide, and had a draft of 1.11 ft (0.34 m). The class had a maximum speed of 7.5 knots (13.9 km/h), and a range of 60 nautical miles (111 km), assuming they were travelling at top speed. The ship could hold 35 men, or 3.5 tons of cargo. It was built of steel, and had a single bow with no landing ramp.
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