HOREI MARU Class Ore Carriers

(Japanese wartime ore carrier by Ueda Kihachiro)


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.

Builder: Mitsubishi Jukogyo K. K., Kobe.
Year Completed: 1943.
Gross Tonnage: 5,588-tons.
Dimensions: 397.3' x 54.1' x 24
Propulsion: One steam turbine, one shaft, maximum speed 11.5 knots
Armament: Varied