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IMPERIAL JAPANESE NAVY (JAPAN)

CONVERTED MERCHANT VESSELS

auxiliary patrol ships and guard boats of WW II

more than 1000 BRT

Name

Launched // Comm.

Builder

Tonnage, BRT

Dimensions, m

(length pp)

Speed, kts

Engine, Power hp

Armament

Fate

第105号哨戒艇 <105-go>(P105) (ex-Arayat)   USA 1200 t         sunk 29/11/1944

100 - 1000 BRT

107-go (ex-Genesee) (1914, 190 t, 2 x 1 - 76/40, 4 DCT (48), 4/1944 - 5/11/1944), Aji Maru (1929, 107, 3/1943 - 23/4/1945), Ariake maru (1913, 167, 4/1944 - 22/4/1945), Asahi Maru (1938, 177, 7/1941 - 31/7/1945), Asahi Maru 2-go (1937, 164, 9/1941 - 8/1945), Asahi Maru 3-go (1934, 147, 2/1942 - 25/1/1944), Ashitaka Maru 5-go (1931, 130, 9/1941 - 30/1/1944), Biwa Maru 11-go (1935, 116, 9/1941 - 12/1941), Chiyo Maru 2-go (1934, 141, 9/1941 - 2/1943), Chiyo Maru 3-go (1939, 128, 9/1941 - 8/1945), Choei Maru 27-go (1932, 121, 9/1941 - 2/1/1945), Chokai Maru (1936, 136, 9/1941 - 1/3/1945), Chokyu Maru (1936, 116, 12/1941 - 19/4/1942), Daijin Maru 1-go (1937, 143, 9/1941 - 3/4/1945), Daikoku Maru 10-go (1937, 124, 10/1944 - 25/7/1945), Ebisu Maru 5-go (1934, 131, 9/1941 - 30/4/1943), Eifuku Maru 3-go (1938, 122, 7/1942 - 17/8/1942), Eikichi Maru (1934, 150, 9/1941 - 8/1945), Fuji Maru 2-go (1927, 212, 9/1944 - 8/1945), Fuku Maru 5-go (1933, 154, 3/1941 - 24/7/1942), Fukucho Maru (1937, 102, 12/1941 - 8/1945), Fukugami Maru 1-go (1941, 153, 7/1942 - 30/1/1944), Fukuichi Maru 5-go (1933, 150, 9/1941 - 18/2/1945), Fukukyu Maru 1-go (1932, 152, 9/1941 - 8/1945), Fukuyoshi Maru 5-go (1938, 119, 9/1941 - 30/1/1944), Fukutoku Maru 1-go (1932, 139, 5/1942 - 19/5/1944), Fusa Maru (1929, 176, 8/1944 - 8/1945), Fuyo Maru 2-go (1935, 159, 9/1941 - 8/1945), Gyofuku Maru (1939, 120, 7/1941 - 8/1945), Hakko Maru (1940, 150, 9/1941 - 16/12/1944), Hakuo Maru (1938, 143, 9/1941 - 15/4/1944), Hango Maru 1-go (1944, 135, 9/1944 - 8/1945), Higashinihon Maru (1938, 147, 9/1941 - 31/1/1944), Hinode Maru 1-go (1941, 130, 9/1944 - 12/3/1945), Hinode Maru 8-go (1939, 118, 9/1941 - 24/8/1943), Hiyoshi Maru 5-go (1939, 126, 9/1941 - 8/1945), Hoei Maru (1924, 121, 9/1941 - 8/1945), Hoei Maru 1-go (1942, 127, 2/1943 - 8/1945), Hosho Maru 2-go (1933, 154, 9/1941 - 23/1/1944), Hosho Maru 3-go (1938, 111, 8/1943 - 25/2/1945), Ibaraki Maru (1932, 150, 10/1941 - 30/3/1944), Inari Maru 2-go (1938, 113, 9/1941 - 30/1/1944), Iwate Maru (1928, 158, 8/1944 - 8/1945), Jinsei Maru (1935, 139, 9/1941 - 19/12/1941), Kaigyo Maru 8-go (1941, 123, 3/1943 - 8/1945), Kaiho Maru 2-go (1931, 121, 9/1941 - 8/1945), Kaijin Maru (1926, 134, 9/1941 - 8/1945), Kaikata Maru (1933, 173, 3/1941 - 16/10/1942), Kaiko Maru (1933, 124, 9/1941 - 31/1/1944), Kaiko Maru (1937, 139, 3/1942 - 14/3/1945), Kaio Maru (1936, 105, 9/1941 - 28/3/1945), Kairyu Maru (1938, 180, 9/1941 - 25/5/1945), Kaiun Maru (1929, 133, 3/1941 - 17/1/1944), Kaiun Maru 2-go (1936, 104, 9/1941 - 8/1945), Kaiyo Maru 1-go (1939, 143, 9/1941 - 8/1945), Kanno Maru (1938, 126, 9/1941 - 5/8/1944), Kasuga Maru 2-go (1928, 126, 9/1941 - 14/3/1944), Kiho Maru 1-go (1937, 149, 9/1941 - 5/4/1945), Kimpo Maru 1-go (1935, 139, 9/1941 - 16/9/1943), Kissho Maru 1-go (1939, 151, 9/1941 - 9/3/1944), Koei Maru 10-go (1937, 111, 2/1943 - 8/1945), Kompira Maru 8-go (1937, 122, 9/1941 - 1/9/1944), Kosei Maru (1924, 104, 9/1941 - 8/1945), Kosho Maru 2-go (1938, 133, 9/1941 - 13/4/1945), Kotohira Maru 7-go (1937, 104, 12/1941 - 8/1945), Kotoshiro Maru 8-go (1936, 109, 9/1941 - 13/2/1945), Kunimiya Maru (1937, 104, 9/1941 - 19/2/1944), Kyowa Maru 2-go (1935, 108, 9/1940 - 10/1940, 9/1941 - 16/10/1944), Kyowa Maru 3-go (1941, 154, 5/1942 - 18/2/1945), Matsumori Maru 3-go (1939, 157, 9/1941 - 8/1945), Matsusho Maru 2-go (1943, 128, 9/1944 - 12/3/1945), Meisho Maru (1929, 142, 10/1941 - 8/1945), Mifuku Maru (1935, 161, 9/1941 - 8/1945), Mitakara Maru 1-go (1938, 179, 9/1941 - 24/2/1942), Miyagi Maru (1934, 248, 8/1944 - 4/8/1944), Musashi Maru (1932, 104, 8/1944 - 8/1945), Myojin Maru 2-go (1943, 128, 9/1944 - 8/1945), Nansatsu Maru 3-go (1937, 149, 9/1940 - 10/1940, 3/1941 - 4/1941, 9/1941 - 10/10/1944), Nansatsu Maru 5-go (1935, 132, 9/1944 - 8/1945), New Guinea Maru (1934, 141, 2/1942 - 30/1/1944), Ryuju Maru 1-go (1935, 131, 9/1941 - 10/1/1944), Santoku Maru 2-go (1931, 146, 9/1941 - 24/2/1945), Sasayama Maru 1-go (1936, 114, 9/1940 - 10/1940), Sasayama Maru 5-go (1937, 116, 9/1940 - 10/1940, 9/1941 - 8/1945), Seiei Maru 2-go (1925, 113, 9/1941 - 15/5/1944), Seiju Maru 5-go (1936, 155, 9/1941 - 8/1945), Seikai Maru (1943, 146, 4/1944 - 8/1945), Seisho Maru (1934, 128, 9/1941 - 30/1/1944), Seiun Maru 5-go (1938, 146, 5/1942 - 25/2/1945), Sensho Maru 2-go (1940, 121, 9/1944 - 8/1945), Senshu Maru 5-go (1936, 101, 9/1941 - 8/1945), Shinebisu Maru 2-go (1939, 148, 9/1941 - 15/1/1942), Shinko Maru 1-go (1937, 129, 9/1940 - 10/1940, 12/1941 - 19/5/1944), Shinko Maru 2-go (1939, 119, 2/1943 - 8/1945), Shinko Maru 2-go (1937, 118, 10/1944 - 8/1945), Shinko Maru 3-go (1937, 128, 2/1942 - 15/4/1944), Shinko Maru 8-go (1939, 120, 9/1941 - 8/1945), Shinko Maru 15-go (1936, 149, 10/1944 - 8/1945), Shinsei Maru (1934, 148, 5/1942 - 8/1945), Shinyo Maru (1937, 235, 10/1944 - 8/1945), Shiratori Maru (1935, 269, 8/1944 - 12/4/1945), Shoei Maru (1936, 154, 9/1941 - 18/2/1945), Shoei Maru (1942, 129, 9/1944 - 8/1945), Shoei Maru 7-go (1934, 102, 5/1942 - 3/6/1944), Shoei Maru 8-go (1937, 125, 9/1941 - 3/12/1944), Shoho Maru 1-go (1944, 201, 10/1944 - 18/3/1945), Suiten Maru (1934, 131, 9/1941 - 3/4/1944), Suma Maru (1929, 118, 9/1941 - 17/2/1944), Sumiyoshi Maru 7-go (1935, 116, 9/1944 - 8/1945), Sumiyoshi Maru 8-go (1937, 131, 9/1941 - 13/6/1942), Suzu Maru (1926, 106, 9/1941 - 8/1945), Taihei Maru 1-go (1928, 109, 9/1941 - 30/1/1944), Taihei Maru 2-go (1938, 145, 9/1941 - 8/1945), Taisei Maru (1936, 119, 7/1942 - 30/1/1944), Taisho Maru 2-go (1939, 139, 3/1941 - 4/1941, 7/1941 - 23/7/1945), Taiyo Maru (1938, 183, 9/1940 - 10/1940, 9/1941 - 27/1/1943), Takamiya Maru 5-go (1944, 201, 10/1944 - 8/1945), Takasu Maru (1923, 126, 9/1941 - 30/1/1944), Takenoura Maru (1932, 116, 3/1942 - 6/2/1944), Tenyu Maru 2-go (1935. 144, 9/1940 - 10/1940), Tsukinoura Maru (1932, 115, 5/1942 - 17/3/1945), Tsuru Maru (1933, 122, 4/1944 - 8/1945), Yachiyo Maru 3-go (1934, 151, 9/1941 - 4/1943, 9/1943 - 8/1945), Yutaka Maru 7-go (1938, 122, 9/1941 - 8/1945)

Ship project history: Commercial vessels (mostly trawlers and drifters), converted to patrols and guardboats.

 

Modernizations: None.

 

Fate Notes: No significant events.

 

Ivan Gogin, 2008-14