Category:Rus (ship, 1908)

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English: Russian ocean liner "Rus", previous name was "Rossija", later "Latvia" of the East Asiatic Company, Denmark. O.S.K. Line purchased in 1923 and renamed "Fuso Maru". Sunk by the attack of United States Navy submarine "USS Steelhead" in 31 July 1944.
日本語: ロシア客船「ロシヤ」 → 「ルーシ」 → デンマーク客船「ラトビア」。1923年に大阪商船が買船して「扶桑丸」。1944年7月31日にアメリカ潜水艦「スティールヘッド」の攻撃を受け沈没。

Ship summary[edit]

  • Type: Passenger - ocean liner
  • Built by: Barcay Curle & Company, Limited, Glasgow, Scotland
  • Yard No: 470
  • Keel laid:
  • Launched:
  • Completed:
  • Loa: m
  • Lpp: 144.78 m
  • B: 17.53 m
  • D: 11.16 m > 10.8 m
  • GT: 8,596 > 8,339 > 8,188 > 8,195
  • NT: 4,989
  • DWT: 9,217

History[edit]

  • ordered for A/S Det Østasiatiske Kompagni (East Asiatic Company)
  • transferred to Russian East Asiatic Steamship Co., named Rossiya «Россия»
    • Flag: Russia
  • in service
  • commandeered by the Imperial Russian Navy, converted to hospital ship, renamed Rus «Русь»
  • transferred to A/S Det Østasiatiske Kompagni
    • Flag: Denmark
  • transferred to Baltic American Line, renamed Latvia
  • sold to Osaka Shosen Kaisha, renamed Fuso Maru (扶桑丸)
    • Flag: Japan
    • Official number: 29718
    • Callsign: SPGO > JYJA ()
  • changed notation to Huso Maru (not renamed)
  • commandeered by the Imperial Japanese Army
  • converted to hospital ship
  • sunk by torpedo attack of USS Steelhead off the north of Luzon

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