Nippon Maru

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Nippon Maru at Yokohama

Nippon Maru (日本丸?) is a Japanese museum ship. It is permanently docked in Yokohama harbor, in Nippon Maru Memorial Park.[1]


Nippon Maru was built in Kobe in 1930. It was a training ship for the cadets of the Japanese merchant marine.[2]

The ship became a museum in 1984.[2]

In the Toyotomi's invasion of Korea, Nippon Maru was also the name of Kuki Yoshitaka's ship.


  1. ^ Yokohama Visitors Guide, Nippon Maru; retrieved 2012-6-28.
  2. ^ a b Tokyo Guidebook, Yokohama Maritime Museum; retrieved 2012-6-28.

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Coordinates: 35°27′13″N 139°37′56″E / 35.4537°N 139.6323°E / 35.4537; 139.6323