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Name: CHOSEN MARU
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 10/09/1911
Completed: 10/1911
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Ltd
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 839
Dimensions: 2832grt, 1935nrt, 305.1 x 44.1 x 24.9ft
Engines: T3cyl (22, 37 & 61 x 42ins), 279nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
10/1911 Osaka Shosen KK, Osaka
1932 Kita Nippon Kisen KK, Osaka
1938 Name shown as TYOSEN MARU
24/01/1944 Sank
Comments: 24/01/1944: Sank after being torpedoed by USS STURGEON in
32.28N - 132.23E, 50 miles east of Hyuga on east coast of Kyushu


Above photo as CHOSEN MARU copyright of Tyne and Wear Museums