Yusho Maru Class, Japanese Salvage and Repair Ship


Tonnage 807 tons
Dimensions 183'7" by 33' by 17'
56m by 10m by 5.2m
Maximum speed       14.6 knots
Armament Light antiaircraft guns
1-shaft reciprocating

Yusho Maru was completed as a commercial salvage ship in 1928. She was requisitioned by the Imperial Navy in 1940 and struck two mines off Makassar on 4-5 September 1943. Though refloated and towed to port, she appears to have been written off.

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