COLUMBIA MARU's sisters were OLYMPIA MARU and SHUNTEN MARU. In Sep '43, OLYMPIA MARU was sunk by an American submarine. In Nov '44, SHUNTEN MARU was bombed sunk by American planes in the S China Sea.
|Mitsubishi Zosen Kaisha, Tokyo
|Dimensions:||405' x 55' x 25.8'|
|Propulsion:||Reciproating steam triple expansion engine, 1 screw, 2,300 BHP|
|Speed:||11 knots cruising, 13.8 knots max.|