Lisbon Maru Class Transport

(LISBON MARU, prewar)


Completed as a passenger cargo ship in 1920 for Nippon Yusen Kaisha K. K. (Japan Mail Steamship Co.), LISBON MARU
was in NYK service until the outbreak of the Pacific War. Her sisters were LIMA, LYONS, MATSUMOTO, MATSUE, TAKETOYO,
TATSUNO, TAKAOKA MARUs and others.

In Dec 41, LISBON MARU participated as a troop transport in the invasion of Southern Luzon, Philippines. She was torpedoed
and sunk by an American submarine in the East China Sea in Oct '42.

Builder and
Year Completed:
Yokohama Dock Co.
1920
Gross tonnage: 7,038-tons.
Dimensions: 461'8"' x 58' x 26'8"
Propulsion: Reciprocating steam, 2 shafts.
Speed: 12 knots cruising.
Armament: Unknown.