DescriptionOn 17 July 1943, while docked at Shortlands unloading passengers, the Japanese destroyer Hatsuyuki was attacked by US aircraft. A bomb exploded the after magazine sinking her in shallow water with 120 dead (including 38 passengers) and 36 wounded.
Nationaliy of ShipJapan
Lives Lost120
Ship UseMilitary
Ship UseNavy
Peacetime or WartimeWartime
WarWorld War Two
Link to Wikipedia (Shipwreck / Event / Region)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_destroyer_Hatsuyuki