Adventurers Dive Log: Truk Lagoon, Momokawa Maru

Diving the Momokawa Maru


The Facts

Steel Freighter

Built Sunk Feb. 18 1944

Depth 90 to 150 feet length 354-feet

A Little History

The Momokawa 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

This ship is lying on its port side. The cargo includes truck frames and aircraft parts

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