Kinrei Maru Class Auxiliary Oiler

(Oiler by Takeshi Yuki scanned from "Color Paintings of Japanese Warships")

KINREI MARU was torpedoed by an American submarine and sank in the South China Sea in May 1945.

Builder and
Year Completed:
Mitsubishi Shipbuilding, Shimonoseki.
Gross tonnage: 867-tons.
Dimensions: 190' x 32.7' x 16.1'
Propulsion: Steam turbine engines, 1 shaft, speed 12 knots.
Oil Cargo Capacity: Unknown
Armament: Unknown