Kyoei Maru No. 2 Auxiliary Oilers


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

KYOEI MARU No. 2 was completed in 1940. She was sunk in the Sulu Sea by an American submarine in July 1944. KYOEI MARU No. 3 was completed in 1941. She was sunk in the Gulf of Siam by an American submarine in July 1945.

Builder and
Year Completed:
Harima, Aioi.
1941
Gross Tonnage: 1189-tons.
Dimensions: 207 x 33.8 x 34
Propulsion: 1 steam turbine engine, 1 shaft, maximum speed unknown.
Oil Cargo Capacity: Unknown
Armament: Unknown.