Yamashiro Maru Class



Information on this class will be compiled by Jeff Donahoo



Displacement: 15,864 tons (normal)
Complement: 221

Length
Beam: 66'11"
Draught: 75'6"

Armament:
16-25mm
8 aircraft
Flight Deck: 510'x75'6"

Machinery: 1 shaft turbines
Boilers: 2
S.H.P.: 4,500=15 knots
Oil:
Radius: 9,000 miles @ 13 knots

Ships in class:
Name Builder Laid Down Launched Completed Fate
Yamashiro Maru -------- -------- 1944 1945 sunk 2/17/45
Fuso -------- -------- 12/29/45 1949 sold 1949


Note: Converted from Type 2TL tankers. Chigusa Maru completed post war as a tanker.