JAPANESE 2E COASTER x 3
Code - N9042
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 ¾ ‘
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.