Fukuoka 14-B "Nagasaki"
Camp was 1850 meters (1.15 miles) from ground zero
Satellite View - Area Map shows position relative to other Fukuoka area POW camps.
Employer of slave laborers:
MITSUBISHI JUKOGYO NAGASAKI ZOSEN-JO [Mitsubishi Foundry Co.]
22 Apr 1943: Established as Fukuoka 14B
Sept 1945: Rescue effected
Source: Henk Beekhuis -Dutch POW
25 April 1943: group arrived (about 300 Dutch)
15 May 1943: group arrived (two Dutch nurses) ex Fukuoka #2. Included the Dutch medics, Dr Huisman and nurses Charles Alexander Denkelaar and Schenkhuizen.
28 August 1943: group arrived (12 men coming from Moekden/Mukden?)
4 Dec 1943: British known to have arrived ex Singapore per Bryer affidavit - Hawaii Maru (Maru Shichi (7) per Michno's book, "Death on the Hellships")
24 March 1944: group arrived (2 Americans: Lowe and Van Allen, liberated at FUK-05) from the Kenwa Maru.
25 June 1944: group arrived (about 200 survivors of the Tamahoko Maru)
Survivors of Tamahoko Maru, sunk 24 June 1944, taken to this camp; not all survived. Tamahoko Maru carried 772 POWs, 560 perished.
Report of British & Australian survivors ref the sinking of the Tamahoko Maru
British POW Ronald Edwin Bryer: article #1, #2
Summary: Special thanks
to the POW Research Network of Japan
Map Courtesy of US Merchant Marine Assn
BBC "People's War" story by British POW Gunner Neil Millar Reid, 77th AA (H) 241 Battery.