Japanese submarine I-174

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Career (Japan) Japanese Navy Ensign Imperial Japanese Navy
Name: I-74 (1938–1942), I-174 (1942–1944)
Ordered: 1934
Builder: Sasebo Naval Dockyard
Laid down: 16 October 1934
Launched: 28 March 1938
Commissioned: 15 August 1938
Struck: 10 June 1944
Fate: Sunk by aircraft attack on 12 April 1944
General characteristics
Class & type: Kaidai class
Displacement: 1,810 tons surfaced
2,465 tons submerged
Length: 344.5 ft (105.0 m)
Beam: 27 ft (8.2 m)
Draught: 15 ft (4.6 m)
Propulsion: Two diesels: 9,000 hp
Electric motors: 1,800 hp
Speed: 23 knots (43 km/h) surfaced
8.25 knots (15.28 km/h) submerged
Range: 10,000 nautical miles (19,000 km) at 16 knots (30 km/h)
Test depth: 250 ft (76 m)
Complement: 70
Armament: 4 x 533mm torpedo tubes forward, 2 x 533mm torpedo tubes aft (14 torpedoes)
1 x 12 cm/50 caliber deck gun
Notes: Characteristics from[1]

Japanese submarine I-174 was a Kaidai class submarine operated by the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) between 1938 and her sinking in 1944. She completed eight war patrols during the Pacific War. She attacked the Convoy GP55 on 16 June 1943. During her ninth war patrol she was sunk near Truk on 12 April 1944 by a United States Navy B-24 Liberator patrol aircraft.

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  1. ^ Hackett, Bob; Kingsepp, Sander. "Type KD6". Combinedfleet.com. Retrieved 26 July 2009. 

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