Kaibotei

About Kaibotei

Kaibokan is a suicide-torpedo, Kaiten carrier. The IJN planned to build 20 steel ships (Type Ko) which transport 2 Kaiten and 60 wooden ships (Type Otsu) which transport 1 Kaiten to bases. If an opportunity offers, they would be used for raids to the enemy landing convoys. When they did not carry Kaiten, they would be used as anti-submarine escorts. None of them was completed by the end of the war.

Data of Kaibotei

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History of Kaibotei

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No.101

No.103

(S No.1704)

No.109

No.113

(S No.1718)

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No.125

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No.137

(S No.1738)

(S No.1739)

No.141

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No.148

(S No.1751)

No.157

 

Photo Source:

  1. Kure Maritime Museum

 

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