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JDS Ōshio (SS-561)
Class overview
Name: Ōshio
Builders: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries
Operators:  Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force
Preceded by: Kuroshio
Oyashio
Succeeded by: Asashio-class submarine
Built: 1963–1965
In commission: 1965–1981
Planned: 1
Completed: 1
Retired: 1
General characteristics
Type: Submarine
Displacement: 1,600 long tons (1,626 t) surfaced
2,200 long tons (2,235 t) submerged
Length: 88 m (288 ft 9 in)
Beam: 8.2 m (26 ft 11 in)
Draft: 4.7 m (15 ft 5 in)
Depth: 7.5 m (24 ft 7 in)
Propulsion: Diesel-electric, 2 shafts
2,900 BHP (surfaced)
6,300 SHP (submerged)
Speed: 14 knots (26 km/h; 16 mph) surfaced
18 knots (33 km/h; 21 mph) submerged
Complement: 83
Armament: 8× 533 mm (21 in) torpedo tubes (6× bow-tube, 2× stern-tube)

JDS Ōshio (SS-561) was in service with Japanese Maritime Self Defense Force. The Ōshio was planned and built to replace the aging Kuroshio.

See also

JDS Oyashio (SS-511)

Boat

Project no. Building no. Pennant no. Name Laid down Launched Commissioned Note
S115 8061 SS-561 Ōshio (おおしお?) 29 June 1963 30 April 1964 31 March 1965 Decommissioned 20 August 1981, scrapped


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