"KOJIMA" (The 2nd) PL21

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KOJIMA the 2nd KOJIMA bow
Summary Designed and built as a training vessel, decommissioned after the 30-year activity.
Tonnage1,018 gross tons
Length69.6 m
Breadth10.3 m
Depth5.4 m
Main Engines1 diesel, single propeller
2,600 hp
Speed15.0 kts
BuilderKure Shipbuilding Company
The Kojima under construction.
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Commissioned 20 May 1964
New born Kojima.
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22 March 1980: Reformed.
1984: "S" mark was put on the hull.
Cadet Training 1964 - 1970: The 10th - 16th cruises to Hawaii and the west coast of the USA.
Hawaii San Fransisco
1971 - 1972: The 17th - 18th cruises to New Zealand and Australia.
1973 - 1992: The 19th - 38th cruises to Hawaii and the west coast of the USA.
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Rescue 13 November 1966: Search and rescue of victims of an airplane accident in Matsuyama.
Decommissioned 1 February 1993
30 November 1993: Left the Academy towed by two tugs.
22 July 1994: Open to the public at Mukaishima Marine Youth Center in Hiroshima Pref.
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28 March 2003: Closed and removed.
Her propeller is kept at Japan Coast Guard Academy.
Propeller