SAIKO MARU x 2
Code - N9038
Class - 2
Date - 1886
Description - SAIKO MARU x 2 N9038
Built 1888 for the Nippon Yusen Kaisha
Coulour:- White with Black funnels.
Sister Kobe Maru
Tonnage 2,904 tons Gross
Dimensions c299’ x 40’
Speed 14 knots
Served as an Armed Merchant Cruiser at the
Yalu as flagship of Vice-Admiral Count
Kabayama where she carried 2 small guns.
Both served as Hospital ships in 1904/5, then
returned to merchant service. Broken up 1927.