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Name: KOMATA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 12/02/1907
Completed: 03/1907
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 774
Dimensions: 1994grt, 1294nrt, 286.0 x 42.1 x 18.5ft
Engines: T3cyl (22, 35 & 58 x 39ins), 210nhp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 117593
History:
03/1907 Union Steamship Co of New Zealand Ltd, Dunedin
1934 Miyachi KK, Japan (for breaking but resold)
1935 Fan Shien Ho, Tsingtao; renamed FU HO
1937 VK Song, Tsingtao
1938 Miyachi Kisen KK, Kobe; renamed HUZAN MARU (or FUZAN MARU)
17/07/1943 Sank
Comments: 17/07/1943: Sank after a collision with ss JUZAN MARU about
15 miles SW of Maoka, Sakhalin, in position 46.57N - 141.42E
On a voyage from Rumoi to Maoka


Above photo as KOMATA copyright of the State Library of Victoria

Above photo as KOMATA copyright of J Dickie