27 December. Unkai Maru No 6 – Truk Lagoon. New dive video tour released
The Unkai Maru No 6 is one of the oldest wrecks in Truk Lagoon. She was built in 1905 in Newcastle, England as the SS Venus and had a long sea life before she was bought by Japanese interests and subsequently requisitioned by the Imperial Japanese Navy. She was dive bombed, set on fire and sunk by Task Froce 58 aircraft during OIperation Hailstone on 17/18 February 1944.See the video here;https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R4-kz8adalw&t=74s