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Japanese escort ship Aguni

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Japanese escort ship Aguni

Career (Japan) A flag bearing a stylised red sunburst symbol on a white background.
Name: Aguni
Builder: Nihon Kokan, Tsurumi
Launched: 21 September 1944
General characteristics
Displacement: 940 tons
Length: 78,8 meters
Beam: 9 meters
Draught: 3 meters
Propulsion: diesels, 4200 bhp
Speed: 19,5 knots
Complement: 150
Armament: 3 x 120mm
6 x 25mm Type AA guns
depth charges

Aguni was an escort ship of the Imperial Japanese Navy during the Second World War.[1] She was named after the Aguni Islands. The ship was heavily damaged by a U.S. Bat radar-guided glide bomb on 27 May 1945.[2]


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  2. ^ Aguni's Tabular Record of Movement
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