Yoshida Maru



DescriptionIn April 1944, she departed Shanghai as part of the Take Ichi convoy carrying a full Japanese regiment of the 32nd Infantry Division. On April 26, 1944 she was spotted and sunk by the submarine USS Jack. There were no survivors from the 2,586 soldiers, 81 ship's crew, and 2 armed guards aboard at the time of sinking.
Year1944
Nationaliy of ShipJapan
Lives Lost2,669
Ship UseMilitary
Peacetime or WartimeWartime
WarWorld War Two
Link to Wikipedia (Shipwreck / Event / Region)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SS_Yoshida_Maru