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|Tonnage||7184 gross register tons
|Dimensions||448'6" by 62'4" by 27'8"
136.7m by 19.0m by 8.4m
|Maximum speed||18.5 knots|
1 3.1" AA gun
2 light machine guns
||1-shaft Mitsubishi diesel (6700
||Converted to a transport in 1942|
The Noshiro Maru was a merchant ship of the Nippon Yusen K.K. line converted to a commerce raiding role. She was at Yokosuka when war broke out, was converted to a transport in 1942, and was sunk by aircraft on 24 September 1944 at Manila.
Jentschura, Jung, and Mickel (1977)
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