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Japanese escort ship CD-200

History
Empire of Japan
Name: CD-200
Builder: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Nagasaki
Laid down: 31 January 1945
Launched: 19 March 1945
Sponsored by: Imperial Japanese Navy
Completed: 20 April 1945
Commissioned: 20 April 1945
Out of service: surrender of Japan, 2 September 1945
Stricken: 30 November 1945
Fate: scrapped, 1 July 1948
General characteristics [1]
Type: Type D escort ship
Displacement: 740 long tons (752 t) standard
Length: 69.5 m (228 ft)
Beam: 8.6 m (28 ft 3 in)
Draught: 3.05 m (10 ft)
Propulsion: 1 shaft, geared turbine engines, 2,500 hp (1,864 kW)
Speed: 17.5 knots (20.1 mph; 32.4 km/h)
Range: 4,500 nmi (8,300 km) at 16 kn (18 mph; 30 km/h)
Complement: 160
Sensors and
processing systems:
  • Type 22-Go radar
  • Type 93 sonar
  • Type 3 hydrophone
Armament:

CD-200 or No. 200 was a Type D escort ship of the Imperial Japanese Navy during World War II.

History

She was laid down on 31 January 1945 at the Nagasaki shipyard of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries for the benefit of the Imperial Japanese Navy and launched on 19 March 1945.[2][3] On 20 April 1945, she was completed and commissioned.[2][3] On 17 May 1945, she struck a mine outside Miyazu harbor.[2] On 15 August 1945, Japan announced their unconditional surrender and she was turned over to the Allies on September 1945.[2] On 30 November 1945, she was struck from the Navy List and scrapped on 1 July 1948.[3]

References

  1. ^ Chesneau, Roger (1980). Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922-1946. pp. 206–207. ISBN 0-85177-146-7.
  2. ^ a b c d Hackett, Bob; Cundall, Peter; Casse, Gilbert (2012). "Kakyakusen: IJN Escort CD-200: Tabular Record of Movement". combinedfleet.com. Retrieved 30 March 2020.
  3. ^ a b c Stille, Mark (18 July 2017). Imperial Japanese Navy Antisubmarine Escorts 1941-45. Bloomsbury Press. pp. 41–45. ISBN 9781472818164.



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