SEMPAKU UNEIKAI SIYOSEN

German Merchant Ships in Japanese Service

October 2012

By Bob Hackett, Gilbert Casse, Erich Muehlthaler and Peter Cundall

Discussion & Questions


(TEIKAI MARU former FULDA)



Vessel Dimensions Displacement Machinery Speed
TANGO MARU (ex-RENDSBURG) 450.2 x 58.2 x 24.6'
6,200-tons 1 diesel engine 13 knots
TEIYO MARU (ex-SAARLAND) 449.1' x 58.3' x 26.9'
6,863-tons 4 steam turbines, 1 shaft. 12 knots
TEIRYU MARU (ex-AUGSBURG) 420' x 53' x 36.1' 5,046 -tons Triple expansion steam engine, 1 shaft. 12.5 knots
TEIKAI MARU (ex-FULDA) 474.4' x 61.9' x 30.9' 9,492-tons 2 diesel engines 14 knots
TEISEN MARU (ex-URSULA RICKMERS) 418.7' x 53.4' x 27.7' 5,019-tons Triple expansion steam engine, 686 n.h.p., 1 shaft. E 12 knots
TEIFUKU MARU (ex-R. C. RICKMERS) 401.5' x 53.2' x 27.5' 5,163-ton Triple expansion steam engine, 400 n.h.p., 1 shaft. E 12 knots
TEIZUI MARU (ex-MOSEL) 535.9' x 63.7' x 27.9' 8,428-tons Triple expansion steam engine, 1 shaft. 14 knots
TEIUN MARU (ex-BREMERHAVEN) 237.8' x 35.9' x 19.5' 1,615-tons Steam engine, 106 n.h.p., 1 shaft. E 10 knots
TEISHO MARU (ex-HAVENSTEIN) 471' x 58.2 x 32.4' 7,974-tons Triple expansion steam engine, 558 n.h.p., 1 shaft. 11 knots