(NISSHO MARU No. 2 Plan – Peter Cundall’s Collection)
This class consists of NISSHO MARU No. 2 only, probably completed in ‘40 for Marusho Kaiun K.K. She was requisitioned by the IJN in Dec ’41 and converted to an auxiliary gunboat. NISSHO MARU No. 2 was re-rated as an auxiliary transport in Oct ’43. She was torpedoed and sunk by an American submarine in Mar ’45.
|Builder and Year Completed:
||Osaka. Ohara Zosen Tekkosho K.K. |
||225.4' (Lpp) x 34.8' x 20.3'
||One reciprocating triple expansion steam
engine, one shaft, unknown b.h.p. |
||Cruising: 12 knots – Max: Unknown.