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Nagoya Maru, Japanese Submarine Tender


Photograph of Nagoya Maru in peacetime

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Specifications:


Tonnage 6071 tons displacement
Dimensions     
406'10" by 55'6" by 32'6"
124.0m by 16.9m by 9.9m
Speed
13 knots
Armament 6x1 6"/50 guns
2x2 13mm/76 AA guns
Machinery
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:

CombinedFleet.com (accessed 2008-1-31)

Jordan (1999)


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