Hoshi Maru Class
(Old cargo ship by Ueda Kihachiro)
In January 1945, HOSHI MARU left Japan for Shanghai where she unloaded 275-tons of Red Cross relief supplies for Allied prisoners of war and civilian internees. HOSHI MARU hit a mine and sank in July 1945.
Napier & Miller, Ltd., Glasgow, Scotland.
Length 314.1', beam 41.9', draft 13.3'
1 steam turbine, 1 shaft, 10 knots.