Went to the aid of Kikuawa Maru and sunk in the explosion that rocked the crippled ship. Ojima was blown in
two pieces and sank in Truk Lagoon. Many lives were lost in this tragedy.
Ojima was blown in
two pieces and rests on its starboard side in 120' in Truk Lagoon. Two hold and a mast are intact the rest is totally destroyed.
Also, a Daihatsu landing craft is in the wreckage, also sunk by the
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January 10, 2018