Tokusetsu Sokuryokan

About Tokusetsu Sokuryokan

The IJN called converted survey vessels "Tokusetsu-sokuryokan". Their task was to take Surveying Squadron on board and to survey channel if necessary. Two merchant ships were used as Tokusetsu-sokuryokan between 1937 and 1945.

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History of Tokusetsu Sokuryokan

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Hakusa

Kyodo Maru No.36

 

Photo Source:

  1. Hakusa: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. Shinzosen shashinshi. 1981
  2. Kyodo Maru No.36: Maru Special No.53. Ushioshobo