San Pedro Maru Class Auxiliary Oiler

(SAN PEDRO MARU by Ueda Kihachiro)

SAN PEDRO MARU was completed in 1927. She was sunk by an American submarine in Nov '43. SAN LUIS MARU was completed in 1928 and sunk off Indochina by Task Force 38's aircraft in Jan '45. SAN DIEGO MARU, completed in 1928, survived the war.

Builder and
Years Completed:
Mitsubishi.
1928
Gross Tonnage: 7,300-tons (nominal).
Dimensions: 430' x 57' x 34.5'
Propulsion: Diesel engine, 2,300 bhp, maximum speed 13.4 knots.
Oil Cargo Capacity: 87,960 barrels @ 42 gals/barrel or approx. 12,000-tons of crude oil @7.33 barrels per metric ton.
Armament: Unknown.