RIKUGUN YUSOSEN

Kizan Maru Class Auxiliary Transport

(CAPE VERDE, later KIZAN MARU, prewar)

2014 Bob Hackett


CAMPERDOWN (later KIZAN MARU) was completed as a cargo ship in 1918 for for Glen & Co, Glasgow. KIZAN MARU was mined and sunk in '43 by an Australian Z Special Unit off Pulau Bukum, Singapore.

Builder and
Year Completed:
Robert Duncan & Co., Ltd., Scotland.
1918
Gross tonnage: 5,038-tons.
Dimensions: 405.3' (LPP) x 53' x 27'
Propulsion: 1 coupled triple expansion engine steam engine, 1 shaft
Speed: 11 knots
Armament: Unknown.