Nagoya Maru, Japanese Submarine Tender

Photograph of Nagoya Maru in peacetime Fair use may apply.


Tonnage 6071 tons displacement
406'10" by 55'6" by 32'6"
124.0m by 16.9m by 9.9m
13 knots
Armament 6x1 6"/50 guns
2x2 13mm/76 AA guns
1-shaft geared turbine (3800 shp)

The Nagoya Maru was completed in 1932 by Mitsubishi-Nagasaki as a passenger/cargo ship for the Nanyo Kaiun line and requisitioned in 1941 as a submarine tender. She was at Cam Ranh when war broke out. Reconfigured as an aircraft transport in 1942, she was torpedoed on 1 January 1944 by Herring off Aogashima.

References: (accessed 2008-1-31)

Jordan (1999)

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