List of Japanese hell ships

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This list of Japanese hell ships encompasses those vessels used for transporting Allied prisoners of war during the Pacific War.

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The names of the Japanese hell ships used during World War II includes some variants which are different names referring to the same ship.

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  1. ^ Michno, Gregory. (2001). Death on the Hellships: Prisoners at Sea in the Pacific War, p. 93; n.b., Aki Maru (11,409 GT).
  2. ^ Michno, p. 207; n.b., the destroyer Akitsuki carried POWs, sunk in Battle of Leyte Gulf off Cape Engaño.
  3. ^ Michno, p. 93; n.b., Amagi Maru (3,165 GT), former NYK Line ship
  4. ^ Aikoku Maru (1940)
  5. ^ a b c WestPoint.org website: POW Registers website
  6. ^ POWs of the Japanese website: Celebes Maru
  7. ^ POWs of the Japanese website: Clyde Maru
  8. ^ Crager, Kelly E. (2008). Hell Under the Rising Sun: Texan POWs and the Building of the Burma-Thailand Death Railway, p. 73.
  9. ^ Crager, p. 57.
  10. ^ Taiwan POW Camps Memorial Society: The Story of the Enoura Maru and the Men Who Died
  11. ^ POWs of the Japanese website: France Maru
  12. ^ POWs of the Japanese website: Hawaii Maru
  13. ^ Roscoe, Theodore et al. (1949). United States submarine operations in World War II, p. 548; n.b., Hozan Maru (2,345 GT) sunk November 23, 1944 by USS Redfish at 24-26N, 122-46E.
  14. ^ POWs of the Japanese website: Kyokko Maru
  15. ^ POWs of the Japanese website: Nagara Maru
  16. ^ BataanSurvivor.com: Noto Maru
  17. ^ POWs of the Japanese website: Pacific Maru
  18. ^ Roscoe, p. 548; n.b., Shinyu Maru (4,621 GT) sunk April 13, 1944 by USS Redfin at 6-41N, 123-40E.
  19. ^ POWs of the Japanese website: Suzuya Maru
  20. ^ Parkinson, James et al. (2006). Soldier Slaves: Abandoned by the White House, Courts, and Congress, p. 153.
  21. ^ POWs of the Japanese website: Thames Maru
  22. ^ Roscoe, p. 542; n.b., Wales Maru (6,586 GT) sunk May 24, 1944 by USS Lapon at 7-16N, 109-044E.
  23. ^ Roscoe, p. 548; n.b., Yamagata Maru (4,621 GT) sunk April 16, 1944 by USS Redfin at 7-04N, 123-27E.
  24. ^ POWs of the Japanese website: Yuzan Maru

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