Sazanami



DescriptionOn 12 January the Japanese destroyer departed Rabaul to join a tanker convoy en route from Palau to Truk. She was torpedoed by USS Albacore sinking 300 nautical miles (560 km) southeast of Yap. Of her crew 153 died while 89 survivors were rescued by her sister ship the Japanese destroyer Akebono.
Year1944
Nationaliy of ShipJapan
Lives Lost153
Ship UseMilitary
Ship UseNavy
Peacetime or WartimeWartime
WarWorld War Two
Link to Wikipedia (Shipwreck / Event / Region)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_destroyer_Sazanami_(1931)