Requisitioned by the IJN in 1940, the YASUKUNI MARU was converted to a submarine depot ship in 1941. She remained in this role until torpedoed and sunk off Truk in January 1944.
|Builder and Year Completed:||Mitsubishi Shipbuilding, 1930|
|Dimensions:||507.6' x 64’ x 30’|
|Propulsion:||2 Krupp Germania diesels, 2 shafts, 7, 600 shp.|
|Armament:||Six 152-mm/50 cal. (6-inch) licence-built Vickers guns (6x1) and two Type 93 dual mount 13.2-mm machine guns and one 1110-mm and one 900-mm search light.|