No place of publication. No details of publisher. Circa (1925). Stock ID #170919
Four page manuscript in black and red ink, 34 x 42.5cm unfolded, paper evenly browned and lightly foxed, few small holes not affecting legibility. These handwritten journal shows the coal consumption of the Indasu-Maru during her voyages on the Australian, South Sea, and Mumbai routes between 1922 and 1924. The Indasu-maru was a cargo ship built in 1917 and operated by the Osaka Shosen Kaisha (OSK) until 1941 when it was procured by the Japanese Military but was sunk by an American submarine in May 1943 off Palau.
As a merchant cargo ship, it sailed between Japan and Australia, Japan and Batavia, and Japan and Mumbai. To Australia, she sailed from Yokohama or Kobe to Brisbane, Newcastle, Sydney, Williamstown, Melbourne via Manila. On her South Sea route, she stopped in Christmas Island on the way to Batavia. On the reverse there are lists of various sailing routes and locations where ship logs should be submitted including the Australian and the New York routes. (When referring to this item please quote stockid 170919).
Price: $150.00 AU