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Ogashima Maru

Ogashima Maru

Operator Nakagawa Kisen
Classification IJN Auxiliary Transport
Gross tonnage 1,424 tons
Speed
Departure point
Departure date
Destination
No. of POWs 7
Location of disaster North waters of Palau (08-07N, 137-38E)
Date of disaster 20 January 1944
POW casualties 7
POW survivors Nil
Photo

Sunk by air raid of B-25s.