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  Kowa Maru
IJN
Motor Vessel

1,106 Tons
211-6 x 32 x 18-5

Ship History
Built by Sanko Kisen K.K. during 1940. Nakata Zosensho.

Sinking History
On February 21, 1944 after departing Rabaul, attacked by U. S. aircraft and bombed and sunk into the Bismarck Sea to the west of New Hanover.

References
Dictionary of Disasters at Sea page 393
The Kavieng Wharf Massacre

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Last Updated
August 18, 2018

 

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