Fukuoka 14-B "Nagasaki"
Aerial (Nov. 1947; courtesy of Japan Map Archives) - Camp was 1850 meters (1.15 miles) from ground zero and was completely destroyed by the A-bomb
Area Map - relation 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
Map Courtesy of US Merchant Marine Assn
See also Henk Beekhuis' website (in Dutch) for info on #14 including rosters (Naamlijsten, per camp and alphabetical).
BBC "People's War" story by British POW Gunner Neil Millar Reid, 77th AA (H) 241 Battery.