Completed in 1938, NISSHO MARU was requisitioned by the IJN as an auxiliary tanker in 1941. NISSHO MARU was sunk by an American submarine S of Davao, Philippines in Feb '44.
|Mitsuibishi Shipbuilding, Yokohama |
|Dimensions:||528.8' x 65.8' x 30’|
|Propulsion:||Diesel engines, 2,250 n.h.p, E maximum speed 15 knots|
|Oil Cargo Capacity:||83,339 barrels @ 42 gals/barrel or approx. 11,506-tons of crude oil @7.33 barrels per metric ton