Nachi



DescriptionOn 5 November 1944, while in Manila Bay, the Japanese cruiser was attacked by three waves of US planes from the aircraft carriers USS Lexington and Ticonderoga. Nachi was hit at least nine times with torpedoes and rockets. She broke into three parts after two large explosions and sank in the middle of a large oil slick. Of the crew, 807 were killed and 220 survived.
Year1944
Nationaliy of ShipJapan
Lives Lost807
Ship UseMilitary
Ship UseNavy
Peacetime or WartimeWartime
WarWorld War Two
Link to Wikipedia (Shipwreck / Event / Region)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_cruiser_Nachi