(CHOI MARU drawing – Peter Cundall collection)
This class consists of CHOI MARU only, completed in Feb ‘43 for Taiko Kisen K.K. She was requisitioned by the IJN in Nov ’43 as a general requisitioned transport and converted in Jan ‘44 to an auxiliary transport. CHOI MARU was torpedoed and sunk by an American submarine in May ‘44.
|Builder and Year Completed:
||Kobe. Kawakami Zosen K.K.
||201.1' (Lpp) x 31.5' x 18.3'
||One diesel engine, one shaft, power unknown. |
||Cruising: 12 knots – Max: unknown.