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  Ikuta Maru

2,969 Tons
301' / 45' / 21'

Sinking History
On January 12, 1944 sunk in the southern atoll at Kwajalien Atoll.

Discovered in 1966, the shipwreck lays on her port side in 180'. A large gun platform and two more amidships with 12.7cm guns from older ships. Pile of shells are on the seabed near the bow. A machine gun is on the bottom opposite the boat deck.

No. 1 Hold
The No. 1 hold has a large water tank. Others have pipes coal and saki bottles. Stern is heavily damaged. Plaques of brass, hundreds of saki bottles lanterns, china and the telegraph have been recovered from the wreck.

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Last Updated
November 16, 2018


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