Japanese escort ship Etorofu

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Etorofu 1943
Career Japanese Navy Ensign
Name: Etorofu
Builder: Hitachi, Sakurajima
Laid down: 23 March 1942
Launched: 29 January 1943
Completed: 15 May 1943
Struck: 5 November 1945
Fate: Broken up in 1947
General characteristics
Class & type: Etorofu-class escort ship
Displacement: 870 long tons (884 t)
Length: 77.7 m (255 ft)
Beam: 9.1 m (29 ft 10 in)
Draught: 3.05 m (10 ft)
Speed: 19.7 knots (22.7 mph; 36.5 km/h)
Complement: 150
Armament: • 3 × 120 mm (4.7 in)/45 cal DP guns
• Up to 15 × 25 mm (0.98 in) AA guns
• 6 × depth charge throwers
• Up to 60 × depth charges

Etorofu was an escort ship of the Imperial Japanese Navy during World War II.