SEIZAN MARU-Class Auxiliary Transport

(SEIZAN MARU prewar)

This class consists of SEIZAN MARU only, completed in 18 for Sawaguchi Kisen G.K. Sold later to Yamamoto Kisen K.K., she was requisitioned by the IJN in Oct 41 and converted to an auxiliary transport in Oct 42. SEIZAN MARU was torpedoed and sunk by an American submarine in Aug 43.

Builder and Years Completed: Osaka. Namura Zosen Tekkosho G.K. Shipyard
Gross tonnage: 955-tons
Dimensions: 515.7' (Lpp) x 63.3' x 37.4'
Propulsion: One Triple Expansion Steam Engine, one shaft, 580 bhp
Speed: Unknown
Armament and equipment: Unknown.