Adventurers Dive Log: Truk Lagoon, Hoki Maru

Diving the Hoki Maru


The Facts

Steel Freighter

Built Sunk Feb. 18 1944

Depth 45 to 150 feet length 100 feet

A Little History

The Hoki Maru was sent to the bottom by the Americans along with most of the Japanese ships moored in Truk Lagoon. Waves of bombers dumped tons of munnitions upon the unsuspecting sailors. This turning point in the Pacific theatre created one of the best shipwreck sites in the world.

The Tour

The cargo was carried in the stern . Still to be found are trucks, bulldozers, steamrollers and a tractor

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