|Departure date||24 October 1942|
|No. of POWs||Aus and Dutch 500|
|Location of disaster||Off Penang, Malaya Peninsula|
|Date of disaster||24 October 1942|
|Photo||Source UNK. If the copyright holder is known, please advice.|
The Shinyu Maru was torpedoed by the Dutch submarine O-23, and sank. Most of the POWs were rescued and arrived at Thanbuzayat via Rangoon. Several POWs returned to Singapore, arriving at Bang Pong by land.