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Kokai Maru

Kokai Maru

Operator Mitsui Sempaku
Classification
Gross tonnage 3,871 tons
Speed
Departure point
Departure date
Destination
No. of POWs 27
Location of disaster 170°64NM of Kavieng, New Ireland
Date of disaster 21 February 1944
POW casualties 27
POW survivors Nil
Painting Courtesy of Mr. Kihachiro Ueda

Sunk by a torpedo attack.