Tatsuta Maru



DescriptionOn 8 February 1943 the Japanese troopship Tatsuta Maru was torpedoed and sunk by the USS Tarpon 42 miles east of Mikurajima. Some 1,400 Japanese soldiers aboard were killed.
Year1943
Nationaliy of ShipJapan
Lives Lost1,400
Ship UseMilitary
Peacetime or WartimeWartime
WarWorld War Two
Link to Wikipedia (Shipwreck / Event / Region)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MV_Tatsuta_Maru