Kimikawa Maru was a seaplane tender of the Imperial Japanese Navy. The ship was built by the Kawasaki Dockyard Co. at Kobe as a cargo ship for a civilian ship company. In July 1941 the ship was taken over by the IJN and converted into an auxiliary seaplane tender. She was able to operate 6 Aichi E13A "Jake" floatplanes. On 23 October 1944 she was sunk by USS Sawfish at .