Awa Maru



DescriptionOn 1 April 1945, the cargo and passenger ship was intercepted and sunk in the Taiwan Strait by the U.S. submarine USS Queenfish which mistook her for a destroyer. One person of the 2,003 aboard survived.
Year1945
Nationaliy of ShipJapan
Lives Lost2,002
Ship UseMilitary
Ship UseNavy
Peacetime or WartimeWartime
WarWorld War Two
Link to Wikipedia (Shipwreck / Event / Region)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MV_Awa_Maru_(1943)