Type A Ko-hyoteki
46 Tons (surfaced)
47 Tons (submerged)
78' 5" x 5' 11" x 9' 10"
2 x 450mm torpedoes
1 x 300lbs scuttling charge
US Army August 1943
Transported to Kiska
Harbor. Stored in the submarine pens on a marine rail road line at Kiska Submarine Base off Kiska
Harbor. Prior to the Japanese withdrawal from Kiska Island on July 23, 1943, each mini submarine was disabled by detonating their internal scuttling
exploded their hulls outward and disabled the submarine.
During August 1943, captured by U. S. Army troops occupying the area. The remains of this midget submarine remains on the edge of shore at the surf line. Further inland is Type A Midget Submarine No. 2.
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May 22, 2017