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Shipwreck "Hoki Maru"

The "Hoki Maru" was a Japanese cargo ship which was sunk by the U.S.A.A.F. on 17 february 1944, during Operation Hailstone.

The "Hoki Maru" today:
It lies currently at the bottom of the sea at a depth of 48 meters (160 fsw), within Truk Lagoon. It can be reached by diving with diving equipment.

The shipwrecks within Truk Lagoon are still considered to be the last resting place for hundreds of killed Japanese seamen and soldiers. While diving at these sites, please treat human remains and their personal belongings with respect.

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