Kenbu Maru Class Transport
(KENBU MARU under attack)
KENBU MARU was completed as a cargo ship in 1942 for Nakata Zosensho K.K., Osaka. In 1943, KENBU MARU
was requisitioned by the IJA. On 3 Mar '43, KENBU MARU was bombed and sunk by aircraft of the United States Army
Air Forces and Royal Australian Air Force in the Battle of the Bismarck Sea.
Nakata Zosensho K.K., Osaka
57.7' x 9.4'
1 x Diesel engine, single shaft, 1 screw 471 NHP
E 10 knots cruising