Shuri Maru Class Destroyer Tender
(Passenger-cargo ship by Takeshi Yuki scanned from "Color Paintings of
© 2008-2009 Bob Hackett, Sander Kingsepp and Peter Cundall
Completed in 1928, SHURI MARU served as a passenger-cargo ship until she was requisitioned in 1937. She was converted to a gunboat and later a destroyer tender. SHURI MARU was sunk by an American submarine in 1945.
|Uraga Dock, Tokyo|
|| 1,857-tons standard.|
||260' x 39' x 23'
||Lentz-type compound marine steam engine, 1,886 IHP, maximum speed 14.2 knots.