7.3989, 151.7800

63 Logged Dives

Shinkoku Maru, Truk Lagoon

The Shinkoku Maru was a 152 meter long Naval Tanker built in 1940 which sank in 1944 during operation hailstone. She sank upright and rests on an even keel with a superstructure depth between 12-40 meters.

Like many Truk Lagoon wrecks she is covered in luxurious corals, anemones, gorgonian fan corals, sponges, and halos of juvenile fish.


TEMPERATURE & VISIBILITY*

This data is provided from the logbook information in the MySSI app

DIVE TYPES

  • Wreck Dive
  • Artificial Reef

Level

  • Advanced

Programs

  • Extended Range (XR)
  • Scuba

Entry

  • Boat

Body of Water

  • Salt

currents

  • no
  • moderate

Maximum Depth

  • 31m

Visibility

  • 21m
This data is provided by divers logging their dives in the mySSI App
Wildlife Diversity
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sharks
Whitetip Reef Shark
Fishes
Moray Eel
Clownfish
Barracuda
Lionfish
Wrasse
Crevalle jack
Scorpionfishes
Surgeonfish
Sweetlips and Grunts
Soldierfish
Damselfish
Goatfish
Tuna
  Jan - Mar Apr - Jun Jul - Sep Oct - Dec
Sharks
Whitetip Reef Shark
Fishes
Moray Eel
Clownfish
Barracuda
Lionfish
Wrasse
Crevalle jack
Scorpionfishes
Surgeonfish
Sweetlips and Grunts
Soldierfish
Damselfish
Goatfish
Tuna

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