KORYU MARU was completed pre war as a 1TS coastal motor tanker. She was used to deliver fuel between storage depots, refineries and coastal ports along the Japanese and Chinese coasts. In June 1945, KORYU MARU struck an aerial mine laid by 20th AF B-29s and sank.
|Naniwa Dock |
|Dimensions:||190' x 30.8’ x 16.2’|
|Propulsion:||Triple expansion steam engine, 1 shaft|
|Oil Cargo Capacity:||Unknown.|