Hokki Maru Class Auxiliary Oiler

(HOKKI MARU in 1931)

HOKKI MARU was torpedoed and sunk in the South China Sea in September 1944

Builder and
Year Completed:
Palmerīs Shipbuilding & Iron Co. Ltd., Great Britain.
Gross tonnage: 5,6013-tons.
Dimensions: 408.2' x 51.7' x 28.2'
Propulsion: Triple-expansion engines, 517 n.h.p., speed 10 knots.
Oil Cargo Capacity: 7,001-tons of crude oil
@7.33 barrels per metric ton
Armament: Unknown.