© 2016 Bob Hackett
KONAN MARU was completed in 1915 by Osaka Iron Works Sakurashima factory as a 2,664-ton passenger-cargo ship. Her sister was KOHOKU MARU. Both were sunk by American submarines in the Pacific War. KONAN MARU sunk W of Kyushu in Dec '43, while KOHOKU MARU was sunk in Oct '44 in the S China Sea.
| Osaka Iron Works
|Gross tonnage:||2,510-2,664- tons.|
|Dimensions:||284' (LPP) x 42.5' x 23'|
|Propulsion:||2 triple expansion steam engines 1,900 IHP|