Asashio-class submarine

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Arashio (SS 565) 1984
Class overview
Name: Asashio
Builders:
Operators:  Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force
Preceded by: Ōshio
Succeeded by: Uzushio-class submarine
Built: 1964–1969
In commission: 1966–1986
Planned: 4
Completed: 4
Retired: 4
General characteristics
Type: Submarine
Displacement:
  • 1,650 long tons (1,676 t) surfaced
  • 2,250 long tons (2,286 t) submerged
Length: 88 m (288 ft 9 in)
Beam: 8.2 m (26 ft 11 in)
Draft: 4.9 m (16 ft 1 in)
Depth: 7.5 m (24 ft 7 in)
Propulsion:
Speed:
  • 14 knots (26 km/h; 16 mph) surfaced
  • 18 knots (33 km/h; 21 mph) submerged
Complement: 80
Armament: 8 × 533 mm (21 in) torpedo tubes (6 × bow-tube, 2 × stern-tube)

The Asashio class submarine is a submarine class of Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force. This class is the successor of Ōshio.

Boats[edit]

Project no. Building no. Pennant no. Name Laid down Launched Commissioned Note
S117 8062 SS-562 Asashio (あさしお?) 15 October 1964 27 November 1965 13 October 1966 Decommissioned 30 March 1983, scrapped
8062 SS-563 Harushio (はるしお?) 12 October 1965 25 February 1967 1 December 1967 Decommissioned 30 March 1984, scrapped
8063 SS-564 Michishio (みちしお?) 26 July 1966 5 December 1967 29 August 1968 Decommissioned 27 March 1985, scrapped
8064 SS-565 Arashio (あらしお?) 5 July 1967 24 October 1968 25 July 1969 Decommissioned 27 March 1986, scrapped


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