Shinano Maru

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Timeline For Aircraft Carrier Service - World War II
1940 Idzumo Maru carrier conversion started, renamed Hiyō ... Kashiwara Maru carrier conversion started, renamed Junyō ... May — Incomplete passenger liners Kasuga Maru, Yawata Maru and Nitta Maru carrier conversions started ...
Shinano Maru (1904)
... Shinano Maru (信濃丸?) was a 6,388 gt merchantman operated by the Nippon Yusen K.K Shipping Company (NYK) ... Mitsubishi had experienced problems in the completion of the Hitachi Maru, which had led to considerable delays ... NYK chose not to wait, and Shinano Maru was ordered to Scotland ...
Battle Of Tsushima - Battle - First Contact
... At 245 AM JST, the Japanese auxiliary cruiser Shinano Maru observed three lights on what appeared to be a vessel in the distant horizon and closed in to investigate ... At 430 AM, Shinano Maru approached the vessel, noting that the vessel carried no guns and appeared to be an auxiliary ... The Oryol mistook the Shinano Maru for another Russian vessel and did not attempt to notify the fleet ...
Shinano Maru (1904) - Post-war Civilian Service
... Shinano Maru returned to civilian service in 1906, on Nippon Yusen's routes to Seattle, Washington ... After more modern vessels were available, Shinano Maru was transferred to regional services, especially the Kobe - Keelung route. 1913, Kuomingtang leader Sun Yat-sen sought refuge in Japan, and travelled to Kobe on Shinano Maru ...