Mayasan Maru

DescriptionOn 17 August 1944 the Japanese troop transport Mayasan Maru, as part of Convoy Hi-81, was torpedoed by the USS Picuda and sank in two and a half minutes taking with her 3,536 men. The escort ships rescued about 1,300 men.
Year1944
Nationaliy of ShipJapan
Lives Lost3,356
Ship UseMilitary
Peacetime or WartimeWartime
WarWorld War Two
Link to Wikipedia (Shipwreck / Event / Region)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mayasan_Maru