japanese SS Keifuku Maru (+1943)
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nationality japanese
purpose transport
type cargo ship
subtype/class Taifuku Maru No.1 class cargo (jpn.)
Taifuku Maru No.1 class cargo (jpn.) Mount Pelion SS (+1942)
propulsion steam
date built 1919
status
unknown
details
weight (tons) 5833  grt
dimensions 117.3 x 15.5 x -- m
material steel [*]
engine 1 triple expansion engine
power 440  nominal horsepower  [*]
speed 10  knots
yard no. 430
about the loss
cause lost air raid
date lost 05/01/1943  [dd/mm/yyyy]
about people
builder
Kawasaki Dockyard Co. Ltd., Kobe
owner
Daiko Shosen K. K.
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war grave
updates
entered by Lettens Jan
entered 17/01/2010
last update Lettens Jan
last update 10/06/2012


[*] means that the value was inherited from Mount Pelion SS (+1942), the reference for Taifuku Maru No.1 class cargo (jpn.).
 
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Lettens Jan26/07/2012
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Lettens Jan17/01/2010On January 6th, 1944, USAAF B-17s and B-24s bomb Japanese shipping at Rabaul, New Britain and sink army cargo vessel Keifuku Maru.
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 Cressman R. J., Official Chronology of the U.S. Navy in WWII


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