Tamatsu Maru

DescriptionOn 19 August 1944, as part of convoy HI-71, the Japanese troop ship Tamatsu Maru was torpedoed and sunk by USS Spadefish. After two torpedoes hit the troop ship she capsized and sank with between 4,406-4,755 men killed.
Nationaliy of ShipJapan
Lives Lost4581
Ship UseMilitary
Peacetime or WartimeWartime
WarWorld War Two
Link to Wikipedia (Shipwreck / Event / Region)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tamatsu_Maru