SEMPAKU UNEIKAI SIYOSEN

Captured Merchant Ships in Japanese Service

October 2010

By Bob Hackett and Peter Cundall

Discussion & Questions



(Burmeister & Wain-built SILJESTAD similar to TEIBO MARU)


Captured Danish Vessels

Vessel Dimensions Displacement Machinery Speed
TEIBO MARU (ex-NORDBO) 380' x 53. 11' x 25.3'
4,472-tons Diesel engines, 2 shafts. 11 knots
TEIKYU MARU (ex-GUSTAV DIEDERICHSEN) 281.2' x 41.11 x 20'
2,332-tons Triple expansion steam engine, 1 shaft. 11 knots

Captured Yugoslavian Vessel

Vessel Dimensions Displacement Machinery Speed
TEIAN MARU (ex-TOMISLAV) 403.0' x 52.5' x 24.6
5,387-tons Triple expansion steam engine, 1 shaft. 10 knots