From: Hendaye, France
That small picture makes identification difficult.
According to the funnel (smokestack) logo, the ship is owned by NYK (Nippon Yusen Kaisha). The funnel's shape is typical of a diesel-powered ship.
Candidates are: S Class (Sanuki, Sasako, Sagami, Sado, Sagara, Sakura and Sakito Marus) but I am unable to id the proper one.
"If I go away to sea, I shall return a corpse awash, if duty calls me to the mountain, a verdant will be my pall, thus for the sake of the Emperor, I will not die peacefully at home...."