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Name: BRA-KAR
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 14/02/1911
Completed: 03/1911
Builder: Tyne Iron Shipbuilding Company
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 177
Dimensions: 4777grt, 2992nrt, 385.0 x 51.0 x 27.6ft
Engines: T3cyl (26, 42 & 71 x 48ins), 349nhp
Engines by: J Dickinson & Sons, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
03/1911 A/S Bonheur (Fred Olsen), Christiania
1916 Henrik Ostervold, Christiania; renamed HAVO
1920 Henrik Ostervold’s Rederi A/S, Bergen
1935 Far Eastern SS Co Ltd A/S (Johan Gran), Bergen; renamed MABUHAY II
1938 Matsumoto Masaichi, Kobe; renamed RYUSEI MARU
25/02/1944 Sank
Comments: 25/02/1944: Sank after being torpedoed by United States submarine
USS RASHER off the north coast of Bali (07.55S – 115.15E).


Above photo as RYUSEI MARU