The Fujikawa Maru is a famous shipwreck for diving in the Pacific. I was glad to revisit the wreck on June 22, 2016. Much has changed. The superstructure has collapsed and the winding staircase down to the dark engine room is gone. The bow and stern guns remain. They are spectacular, covered with flowing anemones and bright soft corals. The cargo holds are dark and eerie. Hold #2 has the remains of Japanese Zero fighters. We entered both holds 1 and 2 at night as well. See my next video for details.
The Fujikawa Maru sank on February 18, 1944 after sustaining several attacks over a 2 day period. It is 437 feet long and rests in relatively shallow water.
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