RIKUGUN YUSOSEN

Junyo Maru Class Auxiliary Transport

JUNYO MARU, prewar)

2014 Bob Hackett


ARDGORM (later JUNYO MARU) was completed as a cargo ship in 1913 for Lang & Fulton Ltd., Greenock, Glasgow. JUNYO MARU was torpedoed and sunk in '44 by a British submarine off the west coast of Sumatra.

Builder and
Year Completed:
Robert Duncan & Co., Ltd., Scotland.
1913
Gross tonnage: 5,131-tons.
Dimensions: 405' (LPP) x 53' x 27.2'
Propulsion: 1 coupled triple expansion engine steam engine, 1 shaft, 475NHP
Speed: 11 knots
Armament: Unknown.