(HAKUTETSU MARU No. 7, prewar)
This class consists of HAKUTETSU MARU No. 7 only, completed in Jul
‘36 for Hakatawan Tetsudo Kisen K.K. as a cargo ship. She was
requisitioned by the IJN and converted to an auxiliary transport and was
torpedoed and sunk by a USN submarine in Sep ‘44.
|Builder and Year Completed:
||Osaka. Namura Zosensho K.K. shipyard 1936
||206.0' Lpp x 31.2' x 17.7'
||One triple expansion reciprocating steam
engine, 1 shaft, 630 N.H.P. |
||11.5 knots cruising, ? knots max.
|Armament and equipment: