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Ro-58

CountryJapan
Ship ClassType L3-class Submarine
Builder NameKobe
Launched1 Nov 1922
Displacement889 tons standard

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ww2dbaseRo-58, an 889-ton "L3" type submarine, was built at Kobe, Japan. Completed in November 1922 under the name (submarine) Number 47, she was renamed Ro-58 two years later. During World War II, she was employed as a training submarine. Ro-58 was taken out of service in May 1945. She was surrendered to the Allied Occupation Forces in September of that year and scrapped.

ww2dbaseSource: Naval Historical Center

Last Major Revision: Jan 2005

Photographs

Ha-101 (front edges), I-369, and RO-58 at Yokosuka Naval Base, Japan, 7 Sep 1945; note the three Kairyu submarines near RO-58I-369 and RO-58 at Yokosuka Naval Base, 7 Sep 1945; note the three Kairyu-class submarines at right




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Ha-101 (front edges), I-369, and RO-58 at Yokosuka Naval Base, Japan, 7 Sep 1945; note the three Kairyu submarines near RO-58I-369 and RO-58 at Yokosuka Naval Base, 7 Sep 1945; note the three Kairyu-class submarines at right


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