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SHIMANE MARU
Code - N5218
1.35  
Qty
Date - 1944
Description - I.J.N.S. SHIMANE MARU N5218 Ex oil tanker converted to aircraft carrier 1944/45.Work ceased 2/1945 when almost complete. Sisters: Otakisan Maru, "14" & "16". Displacement 11,800 tons Dimensions 492' x 65' x 30' Armament 2 x 4.7" 52 x 25mm Aircraft 12 Speed 18.5 knots Armour nil