::::  Merchant Ships
JAPANESE 2E COASTER x 3
Code - N9042
1.35  
Qty
Class - 457
Date - 1943
Description - JAPANESE TYPE 2E COASTER x 3 N9042 Built under 2nd War Standard Program of from late 1942 onwards. A wide variety of propulsion plants were used, but those with Diesel power had no funnel, only a short exhaust pipe. Tonnage 873 tons Gross Dimensions 211 x 31; x 14 Speed 7 knots Cargo 710 tons 457 built in all, including Hayabusa, Kisagiri, Koryu and Tobi Maru. Of the 457 built, 135 were fitted as tankers, with oil tanks in the holds.