Dive Site - Shinkoku Maru
|Dive Site - Shinkoku Maru|
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|Shinkoku Maru||Truk Lagoon (Chuuk Lagoon)|
|Federated States of Micronesia||-||-|
|7° 24.217′ N||151° 46.083′ E||Google Map||WGS84|
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|The Shinkoku Maru is one of the two mandatory dives in Chuuk. She was one of the eight fleet tankers which refuelled the Japanese Strike Force for Pearl Harbour.
Tonnage: 10,020. Length: 152.4 metres. Beam: 19.8 metres.
Launched: 13 December 1939.
She now features magnificent coral growth and fish life after being hit by a torpedo and sinking to rest on an even keel.
Location GPS coordinates from wannaDive. Accuracy unknown.