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Photographer:Raisuke Numata [View profile]Title:HIKAWA MARUAdded:Jan 07, 2006
Captured:January 06, 2006IMO:UnavailableHits:1,698
Location:Yokohama, Japan
Photo Category: Museum Ships
Preserved as the tourist attraction at Yamashita Park in Yokohama since Jun. 1961.
One of few ocean liners in Japan that survived WW2.
Before WW2;
Hong Kong - Shanghai - Moji - Kobe - Yokohama - Seattle - Victoria - Vancouver Service
During WW2;
Served as a hospital ship
After WW2;
Mostly served for Kobe - Nagoya - Shimizu - Yokohama - Seattle - Vancouver Service until Oct.2, 1960
NYK Line
11,622GT, 10,287DWT, L(o.a.)163.30m, B: 20.10m, D: 12.50m
D2, B&W  15kt Passengers 286
Completed on Apr.25, 1930 at Mitsubishi S.B., Yokohama
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Gerolf Drebes on Jan 08, 2006 09:27 (12 years ago)
Great old ship !
I visited her in february 1983 during a 2 weeks visit of Japan.
Unfortunately all my taken photos got spoiled by bringing out the film of the camera.
So your photo is a good memory for me.
Gerolf (gedre)
Marc Piché on Jan 07, 2006 22:34 (12 years ago)
Superb view!

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