MANRYU MARU was laid down as a 1,623-tons cargo ship and named HUFTERO for Henrik Ostervold, Bergen, Norway. Sold to A/S Ocean (John P. Pedersen & Son, Lysaker), Christiania, Norway she was completed in 20 and renamed DAGEID. In 29, she was again sold to Skibs-A/S Lundegaard & Sonner, Farsund, Norway and renamed BORDVIK. In Mar 42, she was scuttled to prevent the ship falling into Japanese hands. Her wreck was salved by the Japanese in Jul 42 and after repairs, she was renamed MANRYU MARU. Registered in the IJN in Nov 42 as an auxiliary transport, she was torpedoed and sunk by an American submarine in Apr 45.