DescriptionOn 17 September 1944 the Japanese aircraft carrier Unyō was struck by two torpedoes fired by USS Barb and sunk 220 nautical miles (410 km) southeast of Hong Kong. Of about 1,000 people aboard, crew and passengers, 761 were rescued.
Nationaliy of ShipJapan
Lives Lost239
Ship UseMilitary
Ship UseNavy
Peacetime or WartimeWartime
WarWorld War Two
Link to Wikipedia (Shipwreck / Event / Region)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_aircraft_carrier_Uny%C5%8D