CANADIAN SPINNER, later FUKUJU MARU, was completed in 1919 as a cargo ship for the Canadian National Steamships Ltd., Montreal.
FUKUJU MARU was sunk in Nov '44 by an American submarine in the S China Sea.
CANADIAN SPINNER's sister was CANADIAN PIONEER, later Italian RAPIDO. In '44, RAPIDO hit a mine and sank 3 nms S of Grado, N Adriatic Sea.
|Canadian Vickers Ltd., Québec, Canada.|
|Dimensions:||Lpp 413.1' x 52.4' x 25.3'|
|Propulsion:||1 x 3 cyl. triple expansion engine, 3 boilers, single shaft, 1 screw, 520 n.h.p|
|Speed:||11 knots cruising.|