Okikawa Maru

Philippines,Asia

The tanker Okikawa Maru was laid down at Kawasaki in Marh 1943 for the company Kawasaki Kisen K.K in Kobe and launched 1.August the same year. She had an active service in the Pacific during second world wa. She arrived Coron 22.September 1944 and was attacked by planes from US Task Force 38 two days later. 9.October 1944 again planes from Task Force 38 attacked and this time she was sunk. Today the wreck rest on a depth of 12 to 28 meter at Busuanga.


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Okikawa Maru

149,7 x 20,4 x 8,8 m
     
Tons: Built: Home Port:
10241 grt
Kawasaki ( JP ) 1943
Kobe ( JP )

GPS: 12°01'10"N / 119°58'07"E
( Source: Busuanga Lodge Divers )


Picture: Okikawa Maru
Courtesy of Pandan


Last updated: August 2019