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  Bordeaux Maru
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6,567 Tons


Wartime History
Originally a British vessel. At the start of the Pacific War, commandeered by the Imperial Japanese Navy.

Sinking History
On February 1, 1942 sunk by gunfire from U. S. Navy warships near Wotje Atoll.

References
USS Enterprise Marshall Islands Raid February 1, 1942
The Japanese Shipping Losses in the Pacific and Southeast Asia (accessed 2009)
Thanks to Corey Richardson for additional information

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Last Updated
February 4, 2018

 

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