DescriptionOn 24 July 1945 the Japanese cruiser Ōyodo was bombed, capsized and sank in shallow water at Kure, Hiroshima. She was hit by eight bombs and strafed before capsizing with 300 of her crew killed.
Nationaliy of ShipJapan
Lives Lost300
Ship UseMilitary
Ship UseNavy
Peacetime or WartimeWartime
WarWorld War Two
Link to Wikipedia (Shipwreck / Event / Region)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_cruiser_%C5%8Cyodo