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Taigen-maru

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  • Completed: 1856/3/10
  • Japanese: 大元丸 (Taigen maru)

The Taigen-maru was a gunship constructed by Satsuma han alongside the Hôzui-maru. Both were completed on 1856/3/10.

The Taigen-maru was the larger of the two ships, 24 ken in length, compared to the 20-ken Hôzui-maru.

References

  • Ishin Shiryô Kôyô 維新史料綱要, vol 2 (1937), 177.
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