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|Tonnage||15,864 tons normal|
|Dimensions||485'7" by 66'11" by 29'6"
148.0m by 20.4m by 8.0m
|Maximum speed||15 knots|
|Aircraft||410' (125m) flight deck
120 depth charges
|Range||9000 nautical miles (17,000 km) at 13 knots|
The Yamashiro Maru was a Type 2TL tanker converted for convoy escort duty. She was completed in early 1945 and sunk by aircraft on 1945-2-17 in Yokohama harbor. A sister ship was planned but never completed.
Jentschura, Jung, and Mickel (1977)
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