Hakusan Maru Class


In 1944, HAKUSAN MARU was requisitioned by the Imperial Japanese Army. She left Japan for Siberia, USSR where she loaded 2,200-tons of Red Cross relief supplies
sent for distribution to Allied prisoners of war and civilian internees. In Aug '45, HAKUSAN MARU hit a mine and sank, but post war she was raised, repaired and returned to service. She was finally scrapped in 1965.

Builder: Uraga Dock Co., Tokyo.
Year Completed: 1941
Displacement: 4,351 GRT
Dimensions: Length 351', beam 48.75', draft 26'
Propulsion: 1 triple expansion steam turbine, 1 shaft, 2,845 h.p..
Speed: Cruising: 14 knots/maximum: 16.7 knots