YUSHO MARU was completed as a salvage vessel in 1928. She was requisitioned and converted by the IJN to a rescue and salvage ship in 1941. In Sep '43, YUSHO MARU struck a mine and sank in the Makassar Strait.
|Builder and Year Completed:||Kobe Steel (Harima SB), 1928.|
|Dimensions:||183.6' x 33’ x 17’|
|Propulsion:||1 reciprocating steam turbine engine, 1 shaft, maximum speed 14.6 knots.|
|Armament:||Likely 13-mm MG and perhaps 25-mm AA.|