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  Choko Maru
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3,516 Tons
340' x 48' x 22'

Sinking History
On December 4, 1943 hit by a 1,000 lbs or 2,000 lbs bomb dropped by US Navy aircraft. The veseel caught fire but did not sink until the next day in
Kwajalein Atoll Southern Atoll.

Shipwreck
This wreck is nicknamed "Barracuda Junction" due to many Barracuda fish in the area. The No. 1 hold has 50 gallon drums that are also strung out on the sea bed. The bridge is damaged by fire. The No. 2 Hold contains sections of pipe and lumber. The aft holds are empty. The ship's stern has bomb damage and has a machine gun and artillery shells on the deck, along with pots, pans and cups.

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Last Updated
February 4, 2018

 

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