In the FSS, the Japanese study is called: Japan (1981) MOT of Japan,
Technical Study relating to the accident [sic] on Onomichi Maru
(in Japanese), 1981.
The CTX has reviewed neither paper.
The Japanese FSA summary is uninformative, almost misleading.
Yet the FSA authors must have been privy
to the same information as Bishop et al.
In fact, they reference the Japanese study.
Using Bishops displacement and FSA's dwt,
the ship's lightweight would be 10,533.
Beaufort 8 is not particularly bad weather,
Needless to say, despite Bishop et al's plea,
the matter has been dropped,