ANJO MARU Class Auxiliary Oiler

(Prewar Dutch tanker ANGELINA, later ANJO MARU)

Completed as a tanker in 1931 for Nederlandsch Indische Tankstoomboot (N.I.T.) Maatschappij lines of the Hague. ANGELINA was in service with Nederlandsch Indische Tankstoomboot (N.I.T.) Maatschappij. In 1942, ANGELINA was scuttled to avoid capture and sunk at Surabaya, Java. In ‘43, she was refloated by the Japanese repaired and renamed ANJO MARU. In Sep’44, she was sunk by an American submarine.

Builder and
Year Completed:
Nederlandsche Dok en Scheepsbouw Maatschappij, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Gross tonnage: 2,311-tons.
Dimensions: 270.4' x 47.7' x 14.6’
Propulsion: 2 x 6cyl diesel engines, twin screws 286 n.h.p.
Speed: 9 knots cruising.
Oil Cargo Capacity: Unknown
Armament: Unknown.