|"KOJIMA" (The 2nd) PL21|Summary
Designed and built as a training vessel,
decommissioned after the 30-year activity. Tonnage 1,018 gross tons Length 69.6 m Breadth 10.3 m Depth 5.4 m Main Engines 1 diesel, single propeller 2,600 hp Speed 15.0 kts Builder Kure Shipbuilding Company The Kojima under construction. Commissioned
20 May 1964 New born Kojima. 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. 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. 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.
28 March 2003: Closed and removed. Her propeller is kept at Japan Coast Guard Academy.