Kyodo Maru Class Auxiliary Oiler

(Dutch GALLIA, later KYODO MARU)

In 1942, KYODO MARU was requisitioned by the Imperial Army as an auxiliary tanker. She was bombed by American aircraft and sunk off Luzon, Philippines in Jan '45.

Builder and
Year Completed:
Scheepswerf Gebroeders Pot shipyard, Bolnes, Netherlands..
Gross tonnage: 1,090-tons.
Dimensions: 190' x 33' x ?'
Propulsion and Speed: 2 reciprocating steam engines, 2 shafts, 9 knots
Oil Cargo Capacity: Unknown
Armament: Unknown.