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Ondina & Hokoku Maru
Posted by Bon on 10/20/2019, 1:51 pm, in reply to "History Quiz
The models are Ondina - CM and Hokoku Maru - CMP. Hokoku Maru was a Japanese passenger liner converted to an AMC, Ondina was a Royal Dutch Shell tanker, also armed during the war. Ondina was involved in the sinking of Hokoku Maru in November, 1942, in the Indian Ocean, along with the Indian corvette Bengal. I have the civilian version of Hokoku.
Identify these two ships (and models) and the historical connection between them: