Ammunition of the Yamagiri Maru (Credits: Brandi Mueller)

Yamagiri Maru Shipwreck in Truk Lagoon

Yamagiri Maru Wreck The Yamagiri Maru was a 133m (437ft) passenger/cargo carrier launched in 1939 and converted to a military transport ship in 1941. This ship was damaged by two torpedoes in 1943 from the submarine USS Drum and repaired in Rabaul before sailing to Truk and then sank by dive bombers from the Yorktown and Bunker Hill. …

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