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Nippon Maru (1984)


Sail training ship Nippon Maru, Yokohama, April 2012

Nippon Maru (日本丸) is a Japanese training sailing ship operated by the National Institute for Sea Training out of Tokyo. She was built by Sumitomo Heavy Industries in Uraga, Kanagawa, and was launched on 15 February 1984, with her commissioning occurring on 16 September. She was built as a replacement for the 1930-built barque Nippon Maru.