On July 29, 1942 delivered twenty crated A6M3 Model 32 Zeros to Rabaul.
On August 11, 1945, this vessel hit a sea mine and sank 8km off Wakamatsu lighthouse at approximately 33°45´N, 131°30´E. The mine was dropped by a B-29 Super Fortress previously.
Official Chronology of the U.S. Navy in WWII
Wreck Site - Nisshin Maru No. 2
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November 16, 2018