RIKUGUN YUSOSEN

Ryuyo Maru Class Transport

(RYUYO MARU, prewar)



This class consisted of only RYUYO MARU completed as a cargo ship in 1920. RYUYO MARU saw service as a troopship in the Pacific War. She was sunk by an American submarine in '44 off Zamboanga, Philippines.

Builder and
Year Completed:
Uraga Dock Co., Ltd., Uraga.
1920
Gross tonnage: 6,709-tons
Dimensions: 400 x 54 x 29.4
Propulsion: triple expansion steam engine
Speed: 9.5 knots
Armament: Unknown Unknown