SUGASHIMA (MSC-681) class Weapon Systems // Ships // Mine Warfare


Country of Origin: Japan

Although the vessels of this class are considerably smaller than the ambitious YAEYAMA-class ocean-going minehunters, they are also larger than the UWAJIMA and HATSUSHIMA classes that they superseded in production. HULL:These wooden-hulled SUGASHIMA-class ships, as do those of the UWAJIMA/HASUTSHIMA design, carry their forecastle farther aft to provide covered stowage for remotely operated vehicles (ROV). In addition, the single stack of the HATSUSHIMA is replaced by twin stacks set...

 

Like what you're reading? Become a member.

To become a member, please call 888-275-2264 or click here to
request subscription information.

If you are already a member, please log in to view this content.