In light of this, one wonders how much ability they had to arm the vessel between the date of requisition and sailing. Was the ship even repainted from her civilian livery?
: I would like to convert a Mercator Cap
: Finisterre into her WW2 configeration as
: Taiyo Maru. There is a very helpful colour
: picture of her on the Combined Fleet web
: site which mentions that at her sinking she
: had over 50 gunners on board.
: However, the picture doesn't appear to show
: any guns.
: Is anyone able to help identify the
: positioning etc of the guns?
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