Hayashio-class submarine

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Class overview
Name: Hayashio class
Builders:
Operators:  Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force
Preceded by: Oyashio
Succeeded by: Natsushio class
Built: 1960–1962
In commission: 1962–1979
Planned: 2
Completed: 2
Retired: 2
General characteristics
Type: (Hunter-killer) Submarine
Displacement:
  • 750 long tons (762 t) (surfaced)
  • 800 long tons (813 t) (submerged)
Length: 59 m (193 ft 7 in)
Beam: 6.5 m (21 ft 4 in)
Draft: 4.1 m (13 ft 5 in)
Depth: 6.4 m (21 ft 0 in)
Propulsion:
Speed:
  • 11 knots (20 km/h; 13 mph) surfaced
  • 14 knots (26 km/h; 16 mph) submerged
Complement: 40
Armament: 3 × 533 mm (21 in) torpedo tubes

The Hayashio-class submarine was the successor design to the Japanese submarine Oyashio, and the predecessor of the Natsushio class.

Boats[edit]

Project no. Building no. Pennant no. Name Laid down Launched Commissioned Note
S113 8701 SS-521 Hayashio (はやしお) 6 June 1960 31 July 1961 30 June 1962 Decommissioned 25 July 1977, scrapped
8702 SS-522 Wakashio (わかしお) 7 June 1960 28 August 1961 17 August 1962 Decommissioned 23 March 1979, scrapped