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Nobu Shirase - Kainan Maru
Japanese Antarctic Expedition 1911 - 1912

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The Crew Alphabetically in this format:

Hamasaki Miosaku (28) - Stoker
Oita - (d. 1953.8.3)
= Name (age) - occupation
Place of origin - (dates of birth/death where known)

Expedition Personnel and Scientific Staff

Hanamori, Shinkichi (33) - Dog Driver
Karafuto (Ainu)
Ikeda, Masakichi (45) - Naturalist (second year only)
Tokyo - (d. 1919)
Miisho, Seizõ (34) - Expedition Hygiene (pharmacist by training)
Fukuoka - (1878 - 1947)
Miura, Kõtarõ (25) - Cook (first year only)
Miyagi - (1886- 1967)
Muramatsu, Susumu (26) - Second Engineer (first year), Secretary (second year)
Yamanashi - (1885 - 1927)
Nishikawa, Genzõ (24) - Steward
Tottori - (1887 - 1925)
Shirase, Nobu (49) - Expedition Leader
Akita - (1961 - 1946)
Tada, Keiichi (28) - Secretary (first year), Assistant Naturalist (second year)
Okayama (1883 ) - 1959)
Taizumi, Yasunao (24) - Cinematographer (second year only)
Tokyo - (1888 - 1960)
Takeda, Terutaro (33) - Lead Scientist
Fukuoka - (1879 - 1925)
Watanabe, Chikasaburõ (26) - Ship Crew (first year), Cook (second year)
Gifu - ( 1885 - 1962)
Yamabe, Yasunosuke (44) - Dog Driver
Sakhalin (Ainu) - (1867 - 1923)
Yoshino, Yoshitada (23) -  Charged with Clothing and Equipment
Hokkaido (1888 - 1958)

 


 


 

Kainan Maru Ship Crew

Fukushima, Yoshiji (19)  - Seaman
Chiba - (1893 - 1943)
Hamasaki, Miosaku (28) - Stoker
Oita - (d. 1953.8.3)
Kamada, Gisaku (27) - Helmsman
Ishikawa
Miyake, Yukihiko (28) - Mate in Training and Translator (second year only)
Kyoto - (1884 - 1965)
Nomura, Naokichi (44)  - Ships Captain
Ishikawa - (1867 - 1933)
Sakai, Heitarõ (44) - Third Mate (first year), Second Mate (second year)
Aichi - (1869 - 1932)
Satõ, Ichimatsu (33) - Helmsman
Fukushima - (1877 - 1959)
Shibata, Kanejirõ (20) - Seaman
Aichi - (1893 - 1938)
Shima, Yoshitake (30) - Purser
Tokyo - (1881 - 1962)
Shimizu, Kõtarõ (40) - Chief Engineer
Aichi
Sugisaki, Rokugorõ (36) - Stoker
Kanagawa - (d. 1929)
Takagawa, Sajirõ (31) - Seaman
Also goes by name of Inoue
Tokyo - (1881 - 1937)
Takatori, Sumimatsu (35) - Stoker (first year only)
Tokyo
Tanno, Zensaku (41) - First Mate and English Speaker (first year only)
Miyagi - (1871 - 1943)
Tohei, Hirose (27) - Marine Oiler (first year) Second Engineer (second year)
Also goes by name of Sasazaki
Chiba - (1885 - 1953)
Tsuchiya, Tomoji (34) - Second Mate (first year), First Mate (second year)
Yamagata - (1878 - 1931)
Watanabe, Kitarõ/Onitarõ (29) - Helmsman
Ehime - (1883 - ?)
Yasuda, lsaburõ (32) - Carpenter
Shizuoka - (1880 - ?)


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