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NH 100215-KN SS SHOUN MARU (Japanese cargo ship)

SS SHOUN MARU (Japanese cargo ship)
Title: SS SHOUN MARU (Japanese cargo ship)
Caption: Diver recovers a relic from the ship's wreck, off Rota, Marianas, Spring 1978. Taken by Ron Strong. She was sunk by aircraft from USS WHITE PLAINS (CVE-66) on 23 June 1944. Her wreck is in about 90 feet of water, some 500 yards offshore.
Description: Courtesy of Ron Strong, 1985.
Catalog #: NH 100215-KN
Copyright Owner: Naval History and Heritage Command
Original Creator: Photo by Ron Strong, 1978.
After this Year: 1970
Before this Year: 1979
Original Medium: Color Photo
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