Artillery piece on the deck of Nippo Maru. (Credits: Brandi Mueller)

Nippo Maru Wreck in Truk Lagoon

Nippo Maru Wreck Hit and sunk by three 500 pound bombs in its stern, the Nippo Maru was a 106m (350ft) transport ship mostly carrying water. Originally a passenger and cargo freighter, she was seized in 1941 by the Japanese and sits mostly upright with a 20 degree port list between 15 and 45m (50-150ft). The Nippo Maru …

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