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Seishu Maru

Seishu Maru


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  Model  Seishu Maru 
  Kit manufacturer  FSTAR  (FSTAR:) Five Star Models
  Material  Resin  
  Origin country  Japan  
  Foreign user  Japan  
  Built  31.8.2019   
  Topics  Ship WW2  (Schiff:) http://uboat.net/allies/
(Schiff:) http://www.navypedia.org
(Schiff:) Navies
(Wk2:) second world war
  Scale  1/700  
  TextEN  The IJA SEISHU MARU Crane Ship was equipped with a 147-ton crane and one 20-ton derrick to transport and handle 12-inch (305-mm) turrets of old disarmed battleships, such as Kashima (?), Aki, Ibuki, Ikoma, Kurama, Settsu, Tosa, Akagi (for conversion to CV). SEISHU transported the turrets from the breakers’ yards to various locations for use in coast defense. Later she employed as a salvage vessel. She was surrendered at Singapore at war's end, but lost in 1946 to a Typhoon off Hong Kong. and later employed as a salvage vessel. She survived the war, but in 1946 ran aground in a typhoon and became a total loss. (1104)

Pictures see http://search.archives.un.org/with-160-ton-unrra-railroad-locomotive-suspended-in-mid-air-by-its-powerful-crane-former-japanese-craneship-seishu-maru-nears-tracks-of-kowloon-canton-railway-yard-2 , http://search.archives.un.org/100-ton-baldwin-locomotive-being-unloaded-at-chang-wah-pang-railway-wharf-near-woosung-one-of-268-heavy-steam-engines-for-chinas-railways-imported-by-unrra-5 , http://search.archives.un.org/some-unrra-locomotives-being-unloaded-at-hongkong-2 , http://www.combinedfleet.com/seishu2_t.htm , http://www.combinedfleet.com/Seishu_t.htm 
  BaseVehicle  Ship  

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References

References(1104) http://www.combinedfleet.com/Seishu.htm


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