Akitsu Maru



DescriptionOn 15 November 1944 the Japanese escort aircraft carrier Akitsu Maru was sunk by the submarine USS Queenfish at the southern entrance of Tsushima Strait 60 miles east of Saishu Island. Some 2,046 men, mainly of the Imperial Japanese Army's 64th Infantry Regiment, were killed.
Year1944
Nationaliy of ShipJapan
Lives Lost2,046
Ship UseMilitary
Ship UseNavy
Peacetime or WartimeWartime
WarWorld War Two
Link to Wikipedia (Shipwreck / Event / Region)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_aircraft_carrier_Akitsu_Maru