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Komaki Maru, sister ship to Kongo Maru before militarization.
From the collection of Björn Larsson
|Displacement||8624 gross register tons
|Dimensions||450'0" by 61'0" by 27'11"
|Maximum speed||18 knots|
Light AA guns
||1-shaft Kawasaki M.A.N-type diesel (7,600 shp)|
The Kongo Maru was a passenger/cargo ship built for the Kokusai line in 1934 and converted to a commerce raiding role just before war broke out, in October 1941. She was assigned to Wake Invasion Force. She was sunk by aircraft on 10 March 1942 at Salamaua.
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Jentschura, Jung, and Mickel (1977)
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