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OGASHIMA MARU Auxiliary Transport Class


(OGASHIMA MARU prewar)

This class consists of OGASHIMA MARU only. Completed in Aug 36 for Nagakawa Kisen K.K., she was requisitioned on 1 Dec 41 and converted to an auxiliary transport. OGASHIMA MARU was torpedoed and sunk by American aircraft in Jan 44.

Builder and Years Completed: Yokohama Dock K.K. shipyard
1936.
Gross tonnage: 1,424-tons
Dimensions: 241.5 (lpp) x 37.1' x 19.7''
Propulsion: 1 diesel engine, 1 shaft, 570 b.h.p.
Speed: 10 knots cruising,
Armament: Unknown.