Vehicle Landing Craft "Mokusei-Daihatsu"

Introduced Year : 1942
Weight : 11 ton
Dimensions: 14.55 x 3.33 m
Speed (max) : 9 knots
Engine : Diesel Engine 60PS
Loading Capacity : 70 troops or 10 tons cargo
Production Qty : Some thousands (total of all models)

To save the steel and to increase the production of Daihatsu, some kinds of wooden Daihatsu were developed. "Mokusei" means wooden in Japanese. Above photo is on the model made of plywood and wood. The data of the specifications is on the model of wood.