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    Strait of Malacca (Malacca Strait, Selat Malaka)  Indonesia

Location
The Malacca Strait is located between the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula and Sumatra Island and includes Weh Island (Pulau We) and connects the Pacific Ocean and Indian Ocean. Known as Malacca Strait, Strait of Malacca or Straits of Malacca. In Indonesia known as "Selat Malaka".

HIJMS Kuma
Sunk January 11, 1944 by submarine HMS Tally-Ho discovered March 12, 2004

U-181 (I-501)
Scuttled February 12, 1946 by HMS Loch Glendhu and HMS Loch Lomond

U-862 (I-502)
Scuttled February 15, 1946 by HMS Loch Lomond

Myōkō
Scuttled early July 1946

Takao
Scuttled October 27, 1946 by gunfire from HMS Newfoundland

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Last Updated
January 11, 2018

 

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