Shiratsuyu



DescriptionOn the night of 14 June 1944 the Japanese destroyer Shiratsuyu collided with the Japanese tanker Seiyo Maru 90 nautical miles (170 km) southeast of Surigao Strait and sank. Her depth charges exploded among the survivors. Of 180 crew, 104 were killed.
Year1944
Nationaliy of ShipJapan
Lives Lost104
Ship UseMilitary
Ship UseNavy
Peacetime or WartimeWartime
WarWorld War Two
Link to Wikipedia (Shipwreck / Event / Region)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_destroyer_Shiratsuyu