HOREI and GYOKUREI MARUs were completed in 1943 by Mitsubishi Jukogyo K. K.
of Kobe as 5,588-ton as wartime ore carriers. HOREI MARU was sunk by an American
submarine in Feb' 44 and GYOKUREI MARU was sunk by an American submarine in Dec
'43. in Jan' 44.
Mitsubishi Jukogyo K. K., Kobe.
397.3' x 54.1' x 24’
One steam turbine, one shaft, maximum speed 11.5