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  Kensho Maru
IJN
Passenger and Cargo

4,862 Tons
384' / 52' / 30'

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Peter Ording
2001

Wartime History
Sunk in Truk Lagoon.

Shipwreck
Discovered in 1980 by Klaus Lindermann. It is lying upright with a 20 degree port list and is in relatively good condition. Aft of the bow is a 3" gun and shells. On the bridge is a large set of binoculars, telegraph, compass, radio equipment and a strong box. Below decks are beer and saki bottles. In the cargo hold is plumbing piping, valves, sinks and oxygen tanks. The Number 4 hold is empty.

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Last Updated
February 4, 2018

 

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