RIKUGUN YUSOSEN

Anyo Maru Class Auxiliary Transport

(ANYO MARU, prewar)

2016 Bob Hackett


ANYO MARU was completed by Mitsubishi Zosensho, Nagasaki in 1913 as a 9,534 ton passenger/cargo ship built for Toyo Kisen Kaisha, K. K. (TKK) (Oriental Steamship Co.) Yokohama, later taken over by Nippon Yusen Kaisha K..K (NYK) Line. In 1945, ANYO MARU was torpedoed and sunk off Formosa (Taiwan) by American submarines.

Builder and
Year Completed:
Mitsubishi Zosensho, Nagasaki
1913
Gross tonnage: 9,534 tons.
Dimensions: 460' x 60 x 32'-6"
Propulsion: 1 x triple expansion engine, single shaft, 1 screw, 7,425 s.h.p. kt .
Speed: 14/15.5 knots
Armament: Unknown