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Aoshima A004570 1/700 Japanese Passenger Liner Nitta Maru

Product Code: A004570
Barcode: 4905083045701
$33.99
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The Nitta Maru was a Japanese ocean liner owned by Nippon Yusen Kaisha. The ship was built in 1938-1940 by Mitsubishi Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. at Nagasaki, Japan. The vessel's pre-war design anticipated passenger service; but when work was completed, the onset of war had created somewhat different priorities. The vessel was created as a sister ship of the Yawata Maru, and the Kasuga Maru. Each in succession was re-fitted as a troopship; and each was later converted to an aircraft carrier. In 1941