JAPANESE 2L LARGE TANKER x 2
Code - N9043
Class - 33
Date - 1943
Description - JAPANESE TYPE 2TL TANKER N9043
Large Japanese tankers built under the second war emergency
Program of 1942. Several were used by the Imperial Navy as
oilers in view of their size and speed, and two were converted
to excort carriers. 33 of class built in all, including Chigisa,
Okinawa, Seria, Yamashiro and Zuiun Maru.
Tonnage 16,000 tons
Dimensions 516 ½ ‘ x 67’ x 291/2 ‘
Speed 15 knot
Cargo 6,000 tons
Armament 2/4 x 25mm Light A.A. carried when
serving as Naval Oilers.