Peacetime Standard Merchant Type 1Bs were not significantly different from Type 1BWartime cargo designs. The Type 1Bs used coal-fired steam turbine engines with machinery admidships. They had five deck hatches and double bottoms.
|Builders:||Mitsubishi Jukogyo K.K. Zosensho, Yokohama and others.|
|Gross Tonnage:||4,300-tons nominal|
|Dimensions:||367.5' x 51'3" x 29'6"|
|Propulsion:||Coal fired, turbine engine, 1-shaft, cruising speed 11 knots,|