Atago



DescriptionOn 23 October, in the Battle of Leyte Gulf, the Japanese cruiser was sunk after being hit by four torpedoes fired from the submarine USS Darter. Atago was set ablaze, capsized and sank in about 1,800 m (5,900 ft) of water. 360 people were killed; 529 survived.
Year1944
Nationaliy of ShipJapan
Lives Lost360
Ship UseMilitary
Ship UseNavy
Peacetime or WartimeWartime
WarWorld War Two
Link to Wikipedia (Shipwreck / Event / Region)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_cruiser_Atago