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IMPERIAL JAPANESE NAVY (JAPAN)

CONVERTED MERCHANT VESSELS

auxiliary minesweepers of WW II

Tama Maru 6-go 1941

100 - 1000 BRT

Aoi Maru (1935, 358, 12/1941 - 8/1945), Asahi Maru 2-go (, 1934, 283, 9/1941 - 8/1945), Ataka Maru (1921, 275, 11/1937 - 11/1938, 12/1940 - 27/7/1944), Atsu Maru (1934, 160, 8/1942 - 8/1945), Banshu Maru 18-go (1922, 264, 12/1941 - 28/7/1945), Banshu Maru 51-go (1921, 234, 10/1940 - 8/1945), Banshu Maru 52-go (1921, 234, 10/1940 - 6/1941, 12/1941 - 20/1/1942), Banshu Maru 56-go (1936, 267, 12/1941 - 11/1/1945), Bisan Maru (1922, 344, 9/1941 - 8/1945), Chikushi Maru (1920, 220, 12/1940 - 12/1943), Chitose Maru (1937, 245, 12/1941 - 24/3/1945), Choun Maru (1935, 330, 1941 - 1945), Choun Maru 6-go (1932, 167, 7/1941 - 1945), Choun Maru 7-go (1934, 163, 7/1941 - 14/12/1944), Choun Maru 8-go (1933, 167, 12/1941 - 8/1945), Choun Maru 18-go (1935, 195, 12/1941 - 25/11/1944), Choun Maru 21-go (1935, 195, 12/1941 - 25/11/1944), Eguchi Maru 3-go (1925, 198, 9/1941 - 6/9/1944), Fuji Maru (1929, 230, 12/1941 - 8/1945), Fukuei Maru 7-go (1934, 282, 12/1941 - 8/1945), Fumi Maru 2-go (1939, 300, 9/1941 - 7/1943, 9/1943 - 21/9/1944), Genchi Maru (, 525, 1941 - 26/11/1943), Hagoromo Maru (1920, 234, 12/1940 - 8/1945), Hakata Maru 1-go (1920, 272, 11/1937 - 22/11/1938), Hakata Maru 2-go (1920, 272, 11/1937 - 12/1938), Hakata Maru 3-go (1920, 265, 11/1937 - 12/1938), Hakata Maru 6-go (1922, 262, 11/1937 - 12/1938, 12/1940 - 10/10/1944), Hakata Maru 7-go (1923, 257, 10/1937 - 11/1938, 12/1941 - 10/10/1944), Haraji Maru (1927, 555, 12/1942 - 26/11/1943), Himeshima Maru (1927, 274, 12/1941 - 8/1945), Hinode Maru 17-go (1919, 235, 10/1940 - 11/4/1945), Hinode Maru 18-go (1920, 235, 10/1941 - 26/7/1945), Hinode Maru 20-go (1930, 281, 12/1941 - 31/8/1944), Hoei Maru (1919, 219, 12/1941 - 29/9/1944), Kaiyo Maru (1911, 212, 1941 - 1/10/1944), Keijin Maru 1-go (1937, 433, 12/1941 - 8/1945), Keijin Maru 2-go (1937, 433, 12/1941 - 8/1945), Keijin Maru 3-go (1937, 433, 2/1942 - 14/7/1945), Keijin Maru 5-go (1937, 433, 12/1941 - 8/1945), Keinan Maru (1928, 316, 9/1941 - 25/1/1945), Kiri Maru 5-go (1937, 335, 9/1941 - 30/3/1945), Koho Maru 1-go (1936, 274, 6/1942 - 8/1945), Koho Maru 2-go (1934, 252, 6/1942 - 11/4/1945), Kongo Maru 2-go (1922, 216, 10/1940 - 10/8/1945), Kozan Maru (1934, 277, 12/1941 - 8/1945), Kyo Maru 1-go (1937, 340, 11/1941 - 15/1/1945), Kyo Maru 3-go (1938, 341, 11/1941 - 26/2/1943), Mamiya Maru (1930, 397, 11/1937 - 6/1938), Meshima Maru (1928, 336, 9/1941 - 26/4/1945), Misago Maru 1-go (1920, 265, 12/1940 - 13/4/1945), Misago Maru 3-go (1921, 267, 12/1940 - 27/5/1945), Misago Maru 8-go (1922, 281, 12/1941 - 12/10/1944), Misago Maru 11-go (1928, 318, 9/1941 - 12/11/1943), Miyo Maru (1937, 335, 10/1941 - 8/1945), Musashi Maru (1920, 227, 12/1941 - 23/9/1944), Naruo Maru (1922, 216, 11/1940 - 25/12/1943), Noshiro Maru 2-go (1923, 216, 12/1940 - 17/4/1944), Oi Maru (1939, 396, 9/1941 - 5/1944), Otowa Maru (1920, 220, 10/1940 - 12/1/1945), Ranzan Maru (1920, 219, 12/1940 - 8/1945), Reisui Maru (1920, 219, 12/1941 - 25/12/1944), Rikuzen Maru (1920, 221, 12/1940 - 26/7/1945), Rokko Maru (1919, 225, 12/1941 - 16/10/1944), Rumoi Maru (1920, 220, 11/1940 - 8/1945), Sakaki Maru (1934, 275, 8/1942 - 8/1945), Seki Maru (1937, 297, 9/1941 - 24/3/1945), Seki Maru 3-go (1939, 300, 9/1941 - 8/1945), Senyu Maru 2-go (1934, 301, 9/1941 - 8/1945), Senyu Maru 3-go (1936, 327, 9/1941 - 8/1945), Shimpo Maru (1936, 294, 1941 - 10/10/1944), Shintohoku Maru (1925, 352, 9/1941 - 10/8/1945), Shinura Maru (1936, 294, 12/1941 - 10/10/1944), Shonan Maru 16-go (1940, 354, 9/1941 - 24/3/1945), Showa Maru 7-go (1936, 264, 9/1941 - 24/1/1945), Showa Maru 8-go (1936, 264, 9/1941 - 15/6/1944), Showa Maru 10-go (1936, 264, 12/1941 - 8/1945), Sonobe Maru (1920, 220, 12/1940 - 14/7/1945), Taian Maru (1930, 199, 12/1941 - 8/1945), Taihei Maru 3-go (1930, 197, 12/1941 - 8/1945), Taisei Maru (1932, 228, 9/1941 - 8/1945), Taito Maru (1932, 267, 9/1941 - 16/8/1944), Takao Maru (1920, 220, 12/1941 - 25/2/1943), Takasago Maru (1921, 275, 11/1937 - 24/9/1944), Takashima Maru 2-go (1933, 161, 9/1941 - 8/1942), Takashima Maru 3-go (1933, 161, 10/1941 - 8/1945), Takunan Maru 1-go (1937, 343, 9/1941 - 10/10/1944), Takunan Maru 3-go (1937, 343, 4/1941 - 5/1944), Takunan Maru 8-go (1937, 343, 4/1941 - 5/1944), Tama Maru (1936, 264, 8/1941 - 6/5/1942), Tama Maru (1939, 396, 9/1941 - 5/1944), Tama Maru 2-go (1936, 264, 8/1941 - 12/3/1942), Tama Maru 3-go (1936, 257, 9/1941 - 30/1/1944), Tama Maru 5-go (1936, 257, 9/1941 - 30/1/1944), Tama Maru 6-go (1936, 275, 4/1941 - 5/1944), Tama Maru 7-go (1936, 275, 4/1941 - 5/1944), Tamasono Maru 1-go (1920, 313, 11/1937 - 8/1945), Tamasono Maru 2-go (1920, 313, 5/1938 - 14/7/1945), Tamasono Maru 3-go (1920, 316, 6/1938 - 8/9/1944), Tamura Maru (1920, 236, 12/1940 - 8/1945), Teshio Maru (1930, 397, 10/1937 - 6/1938), Togo Maru (1923, 362, 9/1941 - 11/4/1945), Tokuho Maru 5-go (1934, 235, 9/1941 - 8/1945), Tokuho Maru 10-go (1935, 353, 12/1941 - 8/1945), Torishima Maru (1922, 268, 12/1940 - 26/9/1944), Toshi Maru (1937, 293, 10/1941 - 8/1945), Toshi Maru 2-go (1937, 293, 10/1941 - 8/1945), Toshi Maru 5-go (1937, 298, 9/1941 - 4/7/1944), Toshi Maru 7-go (1937, 297, 9/1941 - 22/7/1945), Toshi Maru 8-go (1937, 298, 9/1941 - 1/9/1944), Tsukushi Maru (1920, 220, 1940 - 30/9/1943), Yachiyo Maru (1937, 271, 12/1941 - 8/1945), Yawata Maru (1922, 267, 11/1937 - 11/1938, 12/1940 - 6/1941), Yoshino Maru (1920, 220, 12/1940 - 14/5/1945), Yoshitomo Maru 12-go (1934, 209, 10/1941 - 25/5/1942), Yuki Maru (1929, 389, 11/1937 - 9/12/1937)

 

Ship project history: Commercial vessels, mostly trawlers and whalers, converted to gunboats.

 

Modernizations: None.

 

Fate Notes: No significant events.

 

Ivan Gogin, 2008-14