Tokusetsu Unsosen (Kyuheisen)

About Tokusetsu Unsosen (Kyuheisen)

The IJN called auxiliary ammunition ships "Tokusetsu Unsosen (Kyuheisen)". Their task was to transport ammunitions. Thirteen merchant ships were used as Tokusetsu-unsosen (Kyuheisen) between 1937 and 1945.

Data of Tokusetsu Unsosen (Kyuheisen)

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History of Tokusetsu Unsosen (Kyuheisen)

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Kotoku Maru

Hide Maru

Nichiro Maru

Aratama Maru

Onoe Maru

Kogyo Maru

Seia Maru

Tatsukami Maru

Nisshun Maru

Nichii Maru

Tatsutake Maru

Hitachi Maru

Naruto Maru

 

Photo Source:

  1. Kotoku Maru, Seia Maru: K. Ueno. Sempaku 100 nenshi Zempen. Ariake Shobo 1957
  2. Hide Maru: Bureau of Military Affairs, Navy Department. Kisenhyo (Bessatsu Shashincho). 1938
  3. Nichiro Maru: Sempakubukai "Yokohama". Sempaku Shiko Vol.13
  4. Aratama Maru: S. Yamada. Nippon Shosentai no Kaiko No.71, Funenokagaku. Sempaku Gijutsu Kyokai Jun 1985
  5. Onoe Maru: S. Yamada. Nippon Shosentai no Kaiko No.41, Funenokagaku. Sempaku Gijutsu Kyokai Nov 1982
  6. Kogyo Maru: S. Yamada. Nippon Shosentai no Kaiko No.94, Funenokagaku. Sempaku Gijutsu Kyokai May 1987
  7. Tatsukami Maru: S. Yamada. Nippon Shosentai no Kaiko No.15, Funenokagaku. Sempaku Gijutsu Kyokai Sep 1980
  8. Nisshun Maru: S. Yamada. Nippon Shosentai no Kaiko No.265, Funenokagaku. Sempaku Gijutsu Kyokai Aug 2001
  9. Nichii Maru: S. Yamada. Nippon Shosentai no Kaiko No.166, Funenokagaku. Sempaku Gijutsu Kyokai May 1993
  10. Tatsutake Maru: S. Yamada. Nippon Shosentai no Kaiko No.197, Funenokagaku. Sempaku Gijutsu Kyokai Dec 1995
  11. Hitachi maru: Australian War Memorial, ID No.303396
  12. Naruto Maru: S. Yamada. Nippon Shosentai no Kaiko No.18, Funenokagaku. Sempaku Gijutsu Kyokai Dec 1980