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Latitude: 7° 17.648' N
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Western Lagoon North of the Rock Islands
How? By boat
Distance Good boat time (< 30min)
Easy to find? Easy to find
Alternative name Iro
Average depth 30 m / 98.4 ft
max depth 34 m / 111.5 ft
Current Low ( < 1 knot)
Visibility Good ( 10 - 30 m)
Dive site quality Great
Experience All divers
Bio interest Interesting
- Night dive
470 Foot length, 58 foot beam Shiretoko Class Combined Fleet Oilier.
The Iro was attacked by aircraft from the Carrier Bunker Hill as part of Task Force 58, Operation Desecrate One, on March 30 and finished off the following day by aircraft from the Carrier Yorktown. She had been previously hit by a torpedo from the US Submarine Tunny on March 22, 1944 West of Palau
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