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  Schooner shipwreck off Shell Island
IJN
Picket Boat
or Sub Chaser

? Tons
75-100'
2 x machine guns

Wartime History
This Schooner shipwreck off Shell Island (Ebwaj) is likely was a two masted schooner type. Likely this vessel was used as a Japanese picket boat or sub chaser.

Sinking History
Sunk on January 31, 1944 off Shell Island (Ebwaj) in Kwajalein Atoll.

Shipwreck
This shipwreck is in good condition located Located 200 yards from shore west-southwest of of the pier on Shell Island (Ebwaj). The vessel is upright in the lagoon in 110' to 130' of water. The cargo holds are empty.

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Last Updated
August 10, 2019

 

SCUBA
110-130'
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