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Hoki Maru

Dive Day 4

The Hoki Maru is a 450-foot freighter captured and used by the Japanese during the war. She sits upright in 150 to 175 feet of water, making here one of the deeper wrecks that we visited. Her bridge and forward sections were devastated by an aviation gasoline explosion, and the #4 hold should not be entered because it contains aviation fuel, a skin irritant. The aft hold contains trucks, bulldozers, a tractor, and a steam roller, among other things.

We did one dive here. The visibility was not good enough to get clear pictures of the larger items, but I was able to get some close-ups of the growth on the wreck.










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