Kumano no Denkichi
- Died: 1860/1/7
- Japanese: 熊野伝吉 (Kumano no Denkichi)
Denkichi was a Bakumatsu era castaway who later became a Japanese-English interpreter in the service of the British legation in Japan.
Denkichi was a member of the crew of the merchant ship Eirikimaru when the ship became caught in a storm and thrown adrift on 1850/10/29. After 53 days adrift, the crew were rescued by the American merchant ship Aukland; on 1851/2/3 (March 5), the rescued castaways came ashore at San Francisco.
- Ishin Shiryô Kôyô 維新史料綱要, vol 3, (1937), 256.