Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology is a national university in Japan. The main campus is located in Minato, Tokyo and another campus is in Koto, the university was established with a merger of two national universities, namely, Tokyo University of Mercantile Marine in Koto, Tokyo and Tokyo University of Fisheries in Minato, Tokyo. Tokyo University of Mercantile Marine was founded in November 1875 by Iwasaki Yataro as Mitsubishi Nautical School, in 1882 it became a national school named Tokyo Nautical School. In 1902 the school was removed from Reiganjima to present-day Etchujima Campus, in 1925 the school became Tokyo Nautical College. In April 1945, during World War II, three colleges at Tokyo, Kobe and Shimizu were merged into one college simply named Nautical College. In 1949 the college was developed into the University of Mercantile Marine under Japans new educational system, in 1957 the university moved to Tokyo again and was renamed Tokyo University of Mercantile Marine. Tokyo University of Fisheries was founded in November 1888 as Fishery Training Institute by Japan Fisheries Association and it became a national school in 1897 and was renamed Imperial Fisheries Institute. The institute had been located in Etchujima next to Tokyo Nautical College till 1945, the institute moved to Yokosuka in 1947 and was renamed the First Imperial Fisheries Institute, since the second fisheries institute was founded in Shimonoseki, Yamaguchi. In 1949 the institute was developed into Tokyo University of Fisheries under Japans new educational system, in 1957 the university moved to present-day Shinagawa Campus in Minato, Tokyo
Etchujima Campus, the former campus of Tokyo University of Mercantile Marine
The former school ship Un'yō-maru, used by the Imperial Fisheries Institute from 1909 to 1929.
Etchujima Campus viewed from Aioi Bridge over Sumida River. The ship (Meiji Maru) was used by the school from 1897 to 1945.