Ceylon Maru Class Transport

(CEYLON MARU, prewar)


Completed as a passenger cargo ship in 1904 Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK) Line., Tokyo. In Feb '44, CEYLON MARU was sunk off Japan by an American submarine.

Builder and
Year Completed:
Mitsubishi Shipbuilding, Nagasaki
1904
Gross tonnage: 5,863-tons.
Dimensions: 384 (BP) x 49 x 27.0
Propulsion: Steam triple expansion engine, 1 screw, 3,858 HP
Speed: 14 knots cruising
Armament: Unknown