About Yusosen

Yusosen is a frighter or a tanker which belonged to Zatusekisen and a narrow definition in the IJN.
The shortage of steels produced experimental ships using various materials. Some of them were entered in the naval list as Yusosen. Takechi's were concreat freighters and Yuho No.1 was a plyboard tanker.

Data of Yusosen

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History of Yusosen

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Takechi No.1

Takechi No.2

Takechi No.3

Takechi No.4



(Takechi No.5)

(Takechi No.6)

Yuho No.1


Photo Source:

  1. Takech Nos.1 and 2: Google map