Shinfuku Maru Class Transport


SHINFUKU MARU was completed as a cargo ship in 1918 for tfor Kuribayashi Shosen K.K. In 1938, she was sold to to Kishimoto Kisen K. K. and renamed SINHUKU MARU. In 1941, she was requisitioned by the IJA. On 19 December '44 SHINFUKU MARU was bombed and sunk by American aircraft.

Builder and
Year Completed:
Fujinagata Dockyard .
Gross tonnage: 2,205-tons.
Dimensions: 269' (bp) x 40' x ?'
Propulsion: 1 x 3-cylinder reciproating steam triple expansion engine, 1 screw, 189 NHP
Speed: 9 knots cruising, 11.5 knots max.
Armament: Unknown