(TAIJUN MARU, prewar)
This class consists of TAIJUN MARU only. Completed in ‘18 for
Nagasaki Kaiun K.K. She was requisitioned on 6 Dec ’41 and converted to an
auxiliary transport. TAIJUN MARU was torpedoed and sunk by US aircraft in
Apr ’42 in Lae Harbor, New Guinea.
|Builder and Years Completed:
||Ise. Uchida Zosen K.K. shipyard |
||227.7’ (lpp) x 32.8' x 18.7'
||1 triple expansion reciprocating steam
engine, 1 shaft, 700 s.h.p. |
||7 cruising, 9 max.