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PLH01 Soya

This Large ocean-going cutter was strengthened for operations in light ice. It has unique lift-generating “wings” under the waterline which negate the equivalent of 52 tons of displacement. It also has 70 ton ballast tanks to counteract rolling in heavy seas.

Ship List
# Name Builder Launch Comm Decomm Notes
PLH01 Soya Tsurumi Shipayrd (NKK),
Suehiro-cho, Tsurumi-ku

Displacement, full 3,750-4,089 tons
Displacement, light 3200 tons
GT (Gross Tonnage) tons
NT (Net Tonnage) tons
DWT (Deadweight) tons
Length, O/A 98.6 meters / 320 feet
Length, W/L meters / feet
Length, B/P meters / feet
Max Beam15.6 meters / feet
Draft5.2 meters / feet
Height meters / feet
Propulsion Type
Number of Main Engine(s) 2
Main power16,000 hp
Speed, maximum21 knots
Speed, Cruise Knots
Range 5700 nautical miles at 18 knots
Stores endurance days
  • JMA 1576 radar
  • 2 x JMA 1596 radar
  • JMA 3000 radar
  • Weapons Systems
  • 1 x 1-40mm Bofors
  • 1 x 1-20mm Oerlikon
  • Aviation 1 Bell 212 helicopter

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