YOKO MARU-Class Auxiliary Transport

(YOKO MARU prewar)

This class consists of YOKO MARU only, completed in Aug 38 for Sanko Kisen K.K. She was requisitioned by the IJN in 41 as a general requisitioned transport and converted in Dec 42 to an auxiliary transport. She was torpedoed and sunk by an American submarine in Sep 43.

Builder and Year Completed: Amagasaki. Nakata Zosensho K.K. Shipyard
Gross tonnage: 1,050-tons
Dimensions: 197.8' (Lpp) x 31.8' x 18.0'
Propulsion: One Diesel Engine, one shaft, 158 nhp
Speed: Cruising: Unknown.. Max: Unknown.
Armament: Unknown